Project Description

Course Code

RF502

Course Overview

This online course provides an overview of RF and microwave antennas including antennas types as well as terms used to quantify their performance such as antenna gain and effective isotropic radiated power (EIRP). A review quiz is included to test knowledge and understanding.

What you will learn
  • Know the basics of how antennas work

  • Describe a range of RF and microwave antenna types

  • Define commonly used antenna terms

  • Understand the concept of effective isotropic radiated power (EIRP)

  • Describe antenna polarization and why it is used

Target Audience

Although there are no formal prerequisites for the certification course, an ability to absorb and understand technical concepts is essential together with a desire to learn more about the topics covered. A technical background is desirable in order to derive maximum benefit from the course.

  • New Starters

  • Recent Graduates and Interns

  • RF and Microwave Technicians and Engineers

  • Technical Sales and Applications Engineers

  • Technical Managers

Technical Level

Although there are no formal prerequisites for the certification course, an ability to absorb and understand technical concepts is essential together with a desire to learn more about the topics covered. A technical background is desirable in order to derive maximum benefit from the course.

Time to Complete

Approx. 1 hr

What’s Included?
  • Unlimited individual access to all course content on-demand 24/7 for 365 days
  • 22 minutes of focused video content

  • 2 modules covering a range of RF and microwave antenna topics

  • 6 individual video lessons

  • Quiz questions to test your learning and progress

  • Downloadable supporting materials and applications notes

  • Certificate of Achievement issued by TTA on completion

  • 0.10 IEEE Continuing Education Units (optional)

  • 1.0 IEEE Professional Development Hours (optional)

  • IEEE Certificate of Completion issued by IEEE on completion (optional)

  • Add certificate to your LinkedIn profile

Certificate of Achievement – Included

Successfully completing all of the course modules and quizzes results in the award of a Certificate of Achievement. A high-resolution PDF certificate file will be emailed to you shortly after completing the course.

IEEE Certificate of Completion – Optional

This course has been approved by IEEE for the quality of its technical content and adherence to IEEE’s strict criteria for educational excellence. Successfully completing all of the course modules and quizzes gives you the option of claiming 0.10 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and 1.0 Professional Development Hours (PDHs) to demonstrate your continuing professional development. You have the option of purchasing an IEEE Certificate of Completion (PDF) when you enroll or after you complete the course.

Course Curriculum

2 modules – 6 video lessons – 22 mins video

1.1 Introduction to Antennas  
1.2 Types of RF and Microwave Antenna  
1.3 Antenna Terms  
1.4 EIRP  
1.5 Antenna Polarization  
1.6 Antennas for Portable Products  
1.7 Supporting Notes  
1.8 Module Quiz  

2.1 Application Note – Inverted-F PCB Antennas  
2.2 Recommended Reading  

100% No-Risk Guarantee

We want you to be satisfied with this course and therefore offer a 100% no-risk refund guarantee. To receive a full refund, all we ask is that refund requests are made within 30 days of purchase and that you have viewed no more than 5 individual course videos.

Includes 1-year unlimited individual on-demand access to all course content

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