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A basic understanding of spectrum usage – including antennas, how radio frequency signals propagate, and the concept of aggregate interference.

Approx. 1 hour to complete
English
Subtitles: English

What you will learn

  • Advantages of shared spectrum

  • CBRS ecosystem: users, systems and devices

  • The role of CPIs in CBRS: What are CPIs, why and when are they needed?

  • Working with Google’s SAS

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Beginner Level

A basic understanding of spectrum usage – including antennas, how radio frequency signals propagate, and the concept of aggregate interference.

Approx. 1 hour to complete
English
Subtitles: English

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Google - Spectrum Sharing

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

20 minutes to complete

What is CBRS?

20 minutes to complete
3 videos (Total 19 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
3 videos
Citizens Broadband Radio Service and shared spectrum7m
CBRS ecosystem10m
1 reading
About this program1m
2 practice exercises
CBRS and shared spectrum
CBRS ecosystem
7 minutes to complete

The role of CPIs in CBRS

7 minutes to complete
1 video (Total 7 min)
1 practice exercise
The role of CPIs in CBRS
7 minutes to complete

More background on CBRS

7 minutes to complete
1 video (Total 7 min)
1 practice exercise
SAS-CBSD Communication
1 hour to complete

CBSD installation

1 hour to complete
6 videos (Total 34 min)
6 videos
Determining installation parameters6m
Determining antenna orientation and characteristics7m
Getting information from the CPI to the SAS4m
Google's SAS Portal6m
What can go wrong?4m
5 practice exercises
When is a CPI required?
Determining installation parameters
Determining antenna orientation and characteristics
Getting information from the CPI to the SAS
What can go wrong?
1 minute to complete

Steps to become a CPI

1 minute to complete
1 video (Total 1 min)
1 video
1 practice exercise
Steps to become a CPI

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  • This course is one of a few offered on Coursera that are currently available only to learners who have paid or received financial aid, when available.

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  • The CPI Package: Become a Certified Professional Installer course is the best way for you to achieve a CPI certification.

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