Far-Field, Anechoic Chamber, Compact and Near-Field Antenna Measurement Techniques

Course Description

Master the state-of-the-art far-field, anechoic chamber, compact and near-field measurement techniques. Learn antenna measurement facility characterization and compensation techniques and microwave holography. Examine theory and optimal application of each technique. Concentrate on basic concepts, design, procedures and application. Focus on antenna measurements in the HF, VHF, UHF, microwave and millimeter-wave frequency ranges. Visit MI Technologies’ compact range and demonstration facilities.

Course ID: ELEC 2003P
Course Format: Classroom

Available Classroom Sections

Start Date End Date Registration Deadline Format Location Cost CRN
Section Details Oct 22, 2018 Oct 26, 2018 Monday, October 22, 2018 - 23:59 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $2,095 18210
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CRN Start date End date Format Location Cost
14208 Nov 17, 2014 Nov 21, 2014 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $2,095
15194 Oct 26, 2015 Oct 30, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $2,095
16075 Oct 24, 2016 Oct 28, 2016 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $2,095
17007 Oct 23, 2017 Oct 27, 2017 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $2,095

Special Discounts

GTRI employees are eligible for a discount on this course.  If you are a GTRI employee, please go to https://webwise.gtri.gatech.edu/talent-management/organizational-development and look under “GT Professional Development” for a coupon code to use when checking out.

Note: Coupon codes must be applied during checkout and cannot be redeemed after your checkout is complete. Only one coupon code can be used per shopping cart.

Who Should Attend

Engineers, scientists, engineering managers and practicing antenna measurement technicians

How You Will Benefit

  • Understand the theory of antenna measurement on all popular antenna measurement facilities
  • Measure gain, directivity, efficiency, effective area and polarization of an antenna
  • Measure far-field patterns on far-field, anechoic chamber, compact, single plane collimating, near-field and nearfield probe array antenna measurement facilities
  • Determine how to determine the accuracy level of antenna measurement facilities


  • Principles of Antenna Measurement
  • Far-Field Antenna Measurement
  • Impedance, Gain, and Polarization Measurement
  • Antenna Measurement Instrumentation
  • Anechoic Chamber Measurement
  • Compact Range Antenna Measurement
  • Planar Near-Field Measurement
  • Cylindrical Near-Field Measurement
  • Spherical Near-Field Measurement
  • Tour of MI-Technologies
  • Near-field Probe Arrays
  • Range Characterization and Compensation
  • Microwave Holography

For Course-Related Questions

Please contact the course administrator: Ed Joy, Ph.D.