WIST-204 - Microwave Communications

Minimum Credits: 3 Length: 90 hours Prerequisites: WIST 203 with a minimum grade of C- (55%) or higher. Delivery Method: Blended Cost: $655.44 Course Outline: https://sps.cotr.bc.ca/Outlines/Course%20Outlines/WIST204.pdf

This course introduces the student to fundamentals of waveguide and microwave device theory. Health hazards and safe working/testing conditions are stressed at the start. The course explores the principles of Point-to Point land microwave fade margins and link budgets. Satellite communications and various orbits are covered. Common navigation/tracking satellite families are discussed. Fundamentals of radar are covered with a focus on pulsed radar system basics. Advanced systems such as phased array and marine radar are also introduced.