APR 144 - Communications
Designed for Oregon state-recognized apprentices employed in a trade or industry related occupation. This course explores wireless communications, as well as site survey and project planning. An emphasis is placed on the operations and principles involved in troubleshooting and the skills necessary to perform as a successful crew leader. Students will learn basic theory, vocabulary and safety practices common to maintenance and repair, wireless communications and project planning
Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:
1. Summarize common types of radio frequency (RF) systems.
2. Perform site surveys for both new and retrofit projects.
3. Troubleshoot low voltage equipment problems to the system or component level.
4. Institute the people handling skills common to successful supervisors.
5. Identify common types of low voltage system repairs.
6. Perform various load calculations for equipment housed in racks.
7. Discuss principles of project planning and management.
8. Describe practices used for assembling electronic system enclosures.
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