About this Course

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What you will learn

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    What is CBRS? An overview of shared spectrum and CBRS ecosystem, users, systems and devices

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

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    How to be a CPI: Determining installation parameters for the SAS and troubleshooting tips

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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

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Approx. 35 hours to complete

Suggested: Approximately 5 hours total....

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
24 minutes to complete

Get ready for your classroom training @ WISPAPALOOZA

1 video (Total 1 min), 3 readings
1 video
3 readings
Legal Notice and Consent -- CPI Training5m
Providing Consent and Contact Information1m
About this program2m
16 minutes to complete

What is CBRS?

2 videos (Total 16 min)
7 minutes to complete

The role of CPIs in CBRS

1 video (Total 7 min)
9 minutes to complete

More background on CBRS

1 video (Total 6 min), 1 quiz
1 practice exercise
SAS-CBSD Communication3m
1 hour to complete

How to do the CPI job

6 videos (Total 31 min), 6 quizzes
6 videos
Determining Installation Parameters6m
Determining antenna orientation and characteristics6m
Getting information from the CPI to the SAS4m
The CPI "password"5m
What can go wrong?4m
6 practice exercises
When is a CPI required?5m
Determining installation parameters5m
Determining antenna orientation and characteristics5m
Getting information from the CPI to the SAS5m
The CPI "password"
What can go wrong?3m
6 minutes to complete

Steps to certification

1 video (Total 3 min), 1 quiz
1 practice exercise
Steps to certification3m
4 minutes to complete

The future

1 video (Total 1 min), 1 quiz
1 video
1 practice exercise
Continuing responsibilities3m
1 hour to complete

CPI Exam

2 readings, 2 quizzes
2 readings
Providing Consent and Contact Information1m
ProctorU Account Setup10m
2 practice exercises
ProctorU Exam Access
CPI Exam1h

Instructor

About Google - Spectrum Sharing

We’ve all come to expect fast, high-quality Internet everywhere we go. Yet wireless demand is already outstripping supply in dense urban areas, while rural bandwidth and in-building coverage lag behind. To keep up with the rising demand for bandwidth, the FCC has worked with industry leaders to create the CBRS rules for shared spectrum as a new model for adding capacity at a low cost. By aligning on industry standards, Google is helping the CBRS ecosystem bring better wireless Internet to more people in more places. ...

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Yes, you can preview the first video and view the syllabus before you enroll. You must purchase the course to access content not included in the preview.

  • If you decide to enroll in the course before the session start date, you will have access to all of the lecture videos and readings for the course. You’ll be able to submit assignments once the session starts.

  • Once you enroll and your session begins, you will have access to all videos and other resources, including reading items and the course discussion forum. You’ll be able to view and submit practice assessments, and complete required graded assignments to earn a grade and a Course Certificate.

  • If you complete the course successfully, your electronic Course Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Course Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile.

  • 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.

  • CPI Package includes

    1. Classroom training session at WISPAPALOOZA on October 14, 2019.

    2. On-site certification exam at WISPAPALOOZA on October 14, 2019 at the end of the training session.

    3. Access to online training materials and resources.

    4. Delivery of your CPI digital certificate to use when installing CBRS devices with any SAS.

    5. Registration in the WInnForum database of your details and credentials.

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