This course introduces the student to the principles of analogue and digital data transmission by way of RF, microwave, wire, and fiber- optic technology associated with the transmission and reception of data. Wired and wireless LAN, cellular, satellite, radio, and microwave transmission are discussed and reinforced. This course is taught in a laboratory- oriented environment and incorporates a design-of-experiments approach to fabrication and test of a variety of communication systems. Interactive computer-based instructional systems reinforce the material covered in class.
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