Pre-conference training workshops

Day 1 of Comms Connect Melbourne 2022, will feature technical training sessions. Check out the line-up of  half-day workshops on Tuesday, 8 March and click here to register. 

Morning 

Power supply options for communications systems, including solar and battery options (ARCIA)

9:30am-12:45pm
Fee: $499+gst workshop only, $449+gst delegate fee

This course will provide students with the skills to be able to recognise and understand the key elements and components of a typical AC/DC radio communication power system.

Students will be able to understand and identify the risks associated with live working on AC and DC systems and understand the correct procedures for managing those risks.

The course will cover –

  • Electrical circuit principles
  • Review of the dangers of electricity
  • Basic requirements for communications power systems
  • DC Power system components
  • Batteries and cells
  • AC Power system components
  • Installation and commissioning
  • System monitoring and maintenance

Latest initiatives and innovations in critical LMR, Critical Broadband 4G/5G and Control Centres (ACCF)

9:30am-12:45pm
Fee: $299+gst workshop only, $249+gst delegate fee

This half-day workshop will feature 4 sessions and a total of 12 short presentations from ACCF and ACRNA members. The session titles are:

• Making the most of critical LMR technologies
• Moving from Narrowband to Broadband technologies, or utilising both
• Bridging the Digitisation Gap – insights to support digital transformation initiatives
• Global trends in control room solutions, standards, market forces and operational requirements

Organisations featured in this workshop will include Transurban, Melbourne Uni, Nokia, Sepura, Simoco, Tait, DAMM, Aqura, Zetron, ACCF and ACRNA. Click here for a draft version of the workshop program.

 

Afternoon

Private LTE/5G – the fundamentals of the technology and system designs (ARCIA)

1:30pm-5:15pm
Fee: $499+gst workshop only, $449+gst delegate fee

This course will provide students with the skills to be able to outline the key elements and components of a typical wireless broadband communication system. Students will be able to develop the block diagrams and system elements for designing a basic system and demonstrate the expected requirements and outcomes of such a system, both in basic and extended formats.

On completion students will be able to understand and identify the various elements associated with system design, including the relevant spectrum sectors that are associated with wireless broadband and understand the potential outcomes that a relevant to all options that are applicable.

The course will cover –

  • Background to mobile data development
  • History of LTE and 5G technology developments
  • Private LTE/5G and the mobile market segments.
  • The benefits of industrial LTE/5G systems
  • Key connectivity advantages
  • Towards the future and 5G and more
  • Basic system design
  • The building blocks

Public Safety Communications  “Town Hall Meeting” (ACCF)

1:30pm-5:15pm

This event is a VIP invitation-only forum. Depending on confirmed attendee numbers closer to the date, there may be an opportunity for some others to attend. If you are interested to keep updated in this opportunity (there will be a fee), please enter your details here.