TETRA Training | Terrestrial Trunked Radio Technology Training System Overview

TETRA Training

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TETRA Training | Terrestrial Trunked Radio Technology Training System Overview Course Description

TETRA Training, An open digital trunked radio standard defined by ETSI (European Telecommunications Standards Institute).It is currently being used by the emergency services to replace existing PMR (Private Mobile Radio) systems. This TETRA Training course has been designed to provide TETRA engineers and technical professionals with a comprehensive coverage of TETRA services, network architecture, operation, air interface, security, billing and management.

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• If you are familiar with some aspects of this TETRA Training course, we can omit or shorten their discussion.
• We can adjust the emphasis placed on the various topics or build the TETRA Training course around the mix of technologies of interest to you (including technologies other than those included in this outline).
• If your background is nontechnical, we can exclude the more technical topics, include the topics that may be of special interest to you (e.g., as a manager or policy-maker), and present the TETRA Training course in manner understandable to lay audiences.

Audience / Target Group:

The target audience for this TETRA Training course:

• This TETRA Training course is offered for different audiences including:Network managers, Datacom/telecom managers, Wireless Engineers, Network Engineers, Semiconductor Engineers

TETRA Training – Course Syllabus:

Introduction to TETRA

◾Overview of Trunk Mobile Communications
◾Trunking concepts
◾Benefits of trunking
◾Current trunk mobile systems
◾Overview of iDEN
◾Overview of Tetrapol
◾Introduction to TETRA technology
◾ETSI standardisation
◾Role of the TETRA MoU
◾Current operational TETRA systems
◾Current TETRA equipment and systems
◾Current developments with TETRA
◾Possible future developments in TETRA technology

TETRA Features and Services

◾Features of TETRA technology
◾Voice and Data services
◾Bearer services, Teleservices, Supplementary services
◾Circuit-switched data
◾Packet switched data
◾IP packet data
◾Short Data Service, SDS
◾Voice coding
◾Resource management
◾Direct Mode Operation (DMO)
◾Support for Value Added Services
◾Spectral efficiency
◾Security aspects
◾Service availability
◾The range of applications for TETRA
◾TETRA as a PCS

TETRA Architecture

◾BS, LSC, MSC, LS, MT, TE
◾TETRA network and standard interfaces
◾TETRA standard gateways
◾TM Air Interfaces
◾Inter System Interface (ISI)
◾Terminal Equipment Interface (PEI)
◾Line Station Interface (LSI)
◾Network Management Interface (NMI)
◾Direct Mode Air Interface
◾Gateways to Public Networks
◾TETRA Direct Mode Operation
◾Gateway Mobile Station
◾Repeater station

Addressing, Numbering, Dialling and TETRA MMI

◾TETRA Numbering and Addressing
◾TEI, MNI, TSI, SSI
◾GTSI, ATSI
◾Leading Digit Dialling
◾Call scenarios
◾TETRA IP

Overview of the TETRA Air Interface

◾Spectrum allocations and channel assignments
◾Physical and Logical channels
◾TDMA structure
◾Medium Access Control sublayers
◾Logical Link Control layer
◾Frame, slot and burst structures
◾Air interface message sets
◾Idle mode and dedicated mode procedures
◾Power budgets and range estimation
◾Cellular capacity issues

TETRA Voice coding

◾ACELP coding
◾Speech versus transmission frames
◾Interfaces to other voice systems

TETRA and Data Networks

◾Circuit data mode operation
◾Packet mode operation
◾25, TETRA data services, SCLNP
◾Inter-network protocols
◾TETRA IP
◾Interworking with IP networks (IPI)
◾TETRA over IP (ToIP) solutions

TETRA Security and Billing

◾Overview of TETRA security
◾TETRA authentication
◾TETRA encryption
◾End-to-End encryption
◾Billing in TETRA networks

TETRA and Public Mobile Systems

◾Summary of GSM services and features
◾Comparison of TETRA with GSM
◾Convergence of TETRA and GSM
◾Evolution of TETRA towards 3G services
◾Unifying TETRA and UMTS

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