The course is taught in winter semester only. The course part (both lectures and practices) provided by the Department of Radio Engineering (13137) is taught in weeks 1-9. The other part is provided by the Department of Telecommunication Engineering (13132). Practices are based on laboratory measurements.
13137: Fundamentals of communications. Communication channel schema and capacity. Transmission environment. Wireless communication. Analog and digital modulation. AM and FM broadcasting, stereo-broadcasting. TV principles and standards. Digital audio and video broadcasting. Circuit concepts and radio transmitters and receivers properties. Mobile communications.
13132: Communication lines, parameters of metallic and optical transmission paths. Networks for data transmission. Communication over power lines and networks.
Measurement 1: AM signal amplification by resonance amplifier in classes A, AB, B and C
Measurement 2: Measurement on digital video broadcasting system
Measurement 3: Pulse Amplitude Modulation signal measurement, sampling theorem
Measurement 4: Analog TV signal measurement
Measurement 5: Basic parameters of radio receiver
Measurement 6: Stereo encoder measurement
Measurement 7: Analog parameters of metallic lines
Measurement 8: Data circuits with modems, diagnostics of I2 and I1 interfaces, spectra of signals, transmission error rate
Measurement 9: Modern telecommunication services, especially for supervisory activities
Measurement 10: Measurement and setup of a system for local data transmission over low-voltage mains network