Test and Evaluation of RF Systems

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Test and Evaluation of RF Systems

Course Description

In the Test and Evaluation of RF Systems course, you will get to know the basics of radio-frequency (RF) circuits and systems performance that drive test requirements. You’ll discover the requirements for testing RF circuits and systems for radar, communications, and electronic warfare systems to apply in the field.

Due to minimum enrollment requirements to hold a course, we ask that you register as early as possible. View our terms and conditions for further information. If you have specific questions or requirements, please contact the course administrator. 

Course Content


  • Overview of the range of RF systems
  • Review of the fundamentals of RF systems
  • Definitions of the performance parameters that matter


  • Overviews of the different techniques for performing key RF System measurements
  • Descriptions and examples of the different test equipment
  • Live demos of key test procedures and equipment
  • Discussion of test equipment care and precision


  • Students get significant hands-on time in seven different labs
  • Each lab focuses on different measurement needs, test equipment, and processes
Requirements & Materials

Session Details

  • Special Discounts: Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) employees are eligible to receive a discount.  If you are a GTRI employee, please go to the Organizational Development website and look for the coupon code under GT Professional Development. Review coupon instructions for more information.

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for managers, engineers, scientists, and technicians who specify, perform, or work with data from RF system test and evaluation.

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What You Will Learn

  • Basics of RF circuits and systems performance that drive test requirements
  • Accuracies and limitations of RF test equipment
  • Receiver and exciter testing
  • Transmitter testing
  • Antenna pattern measurements
  • Use and experimentation with test equipment during multiple labs
  • Performance and testing of hybrid analog and digital systems
  • Impacts of communications waveforms on RF specifications and testing
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How You Will Benefit

  • Discover the accuracies and limitations of differing measurements and test equipment.
  • Understand the common definitions of different tests and how to interpret measured data.
  • Review the uses of and have hands-on laboratory experimentation with test equipment, including spectrum and network analyzers, power meters, high speed oscilloscopes, and antenna pattern tests.
  • Examine test and evaluation of RF subsystems, including antennas, receivers, and transmitters.
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The course schedule was well-structured with a mix of lectures, class discussions, and hands-on exercises led by knowledgeable and engaging instructors.

- Abe Kani


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