Price: $1,499.00

Course Number: 581
Length: 2 Days
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CDMA training course by TONEX provides a technical and business overview of current CDMA technologies, starting with a review of CDMA fundamentals and the 2G IS-95 standard and a  detailed explanations of 3G CDMA2000 and  3G wideband CDMA (WCDMA) in UMTS/HSPA/HSPA+ implementations,

Who Should Attend

This course is designed to provide a general overview for strategic or technical managers, consultants, communications professionals, software engineers, system engineers, network professionals, marketing and sales professional, IT professionals, and others who plan on using, evaluating or working with CDMA wireless networks, applications and services.


The following topics are covered:
  • Spread Spectrum Techniques and Architectures
  • CDMA Will Be the Dominant Mobile Telephone Technology
  • Why CDMA Has Grown Rapidly
  • Why CDMA is Preferred Technology for Next Generation Systems
  • CDMA: Key Enabler for the Wireless Internet
  • Overview of CDMA call processing and signaling
  • Overview of CDMA2000 and 1xEV-DO


CDMA Review
  • IS-95 Orientation
  • North American standards (TIA)
  • Basic CDMA
  • Spectrum Spreading Process
  • Code Division Multiple Access
  • RAKE receiver
  • Soft handoffs
  • Single user-Single path
  • Single user- Multiple paths
  • Multiple users with single paths
  • Multiple users with Multiple paths
  • Multipath and Rake receivers
  • CDMA vs. Analog FDMA
  • CDMA vs. TDMA
CDMA system overview
  • Locating and keeping track of a MS
  • Mobility management
  • Radio resource management
  • Features in a CDMA cellular system
  • Soft hand-offs
  • Power control
  • Forward and reverse links
  • Long and short codes
  • CDMA Channels
  • CDMA physical channels
  • CDMA logical channels
  • Shared vs. dedicated channels
  • Forward and Reserve logical channels
  • CDMA Physical Layer
  • CDMA protocol layering
  • Forward channels
  • Reverse channels
PN Codes and Walsh Functions
  • IS-95 features
  • Pseudo Random (PN) codes
  • Orthogonal codes
  • Short PN codes
  • Long PN codes
  • Walsh functions
The Forward Link
  • The Pilot channel
  • The Sync channel
  • The Paging channel
  • Forward traffic channels
  • Call and signaling states
The Reverse Link
  • The Access channel
  • The Reverse traffic channels
  • Orthogonal modulator
  • Long codes
Forward Traffic Channels
  • Forward link structure
  • Variable rate codec
  • Power control channel
Power Control
  • The near-Far problem
  • Need for power control
  • Open loop power control (Reverse Link)
  • Closed loop power control (Reverse Link)
  • Forward link power control
  • Power control implications and tradeoffs
CDMA Network Architecture
  • Basic structure
  • Switching Functions
  • BSC Functions
  • BTS Functions
  • Forward features
CDMA Subscriber Unit Architecture
  • Basic structure
  • Vocoder operation
  • Transmitter operation
  • Receiver operation
  • Handoff protocol & messaging
Mobile Station
  • Control on the traffic channel state
  • Forward traffic channel power control
  • Service options
  • Acknowledgment procedures
  • Processing the in-traffic system parameters message
  • Alerting
  • Conversation substate
  • Release substate
  • Mobile station states
  • Paging channel monitoring procedures
  • Acknowledgments
  • Registration
  • Idle handoff
  • Paging channel messages
  • System Parameters message
  • Access Parameters message
CDMA Call Processing
  • Call processing flows
  • Registration
  • Utilized services
  • Within one CDMA system
  • Multi-cell (soft) Handoff
  • Multi-Sector (softer) Handoff
  • CDMA to CDMA hard handoffs
  • CDMA to Analog hard Handoff
  • Handoff thresholds
  • Trade-offs and implications
  • Handoff Procedures
  • Pilot sets
  • Pilot search
  • Handoff messages
  • Set maintenance
  • Power control during soft handoff
  • Soft handoff scenarios
  • Forms of registration
  • Systems and networks roaming
  • Registration timers and indicators
  • Registration procedures
CDMA System Capacity
  • Key capacity parameters
  • Derivation and discussion
  • Soft capacity increase
  • CDMA vs. FDMA vs. TDMA capacity
  • System design and implementation issues
  • Transition planning from analog to CDMA
  • Field trials results
Advanced CDMA Topics
  • Identification and Security
  • Registration
  • Access Channel Protocol
  • Managing Access Overloads
  • Authentication
  • Soft handoff
  • CDMA capacity and coverage
Call Processing Overview
  • Call Flow Examples
  • Process walk-through and flow diagrams
  • Live examples from collected field data
  • Mobile Station States
  • Mobile State Initialization State
  • Mobile State Idle State
  • Paging Channel Monitoring procedures
  • Acknowledgments
  • Registration
  • Idle Handoff
  • Paging Channel Messages
  • System Parameters Message
  • Access Parameters Message
  • Neighbor List Message
  • CDMA Channel List Message
  • Mobile Station Page Match Operations
  • Mobile Station Order
  • Message Processing Operations
  • System Access
  • Handoff Procesures
  • Types of Handoff
  • Handoff Messages
  • Soft Handoff Scenarios
  • Cell Selection procedures
  • Macro and Micro-Diversity
CDMA Evolution
  • CDMA standards
  • CDMA2000 1x and 1xEV-DO

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