Basic Communications for Defense & Intelligence Analysis
Gain knowledge in communication principles and technology, which will serve to improve your overall understanding of spectrum warfare.Enroll in ICFA120
About This Intelligence Course
This interactive, online course introduces communications fundamental principles and technology in support of your professional development supporting the missions of the U.S. Department of Defense and Intelligence Community.
We will delve into the world of electromagnetic waves, the electromagnetic and communications spectrums, modulation, antennas, multiple access, multiplexing and basic diverse network topology.
This course is part of the FedLearn spectrum warfare learning series.
What You Will Learn
- Describe basic terms associated with electromagnetic waves
- Understand basic concepts associated with communication systems and modulation types
- Identify basic antenna characteristics
- Describe the purpose of multiple access communication architectures and identify FDMA, TDMA, CDMA, and DAMA multiple access schemes
- Describe the purpose of multiplexing and identify the difference between time-division, frequency-division, and code-division multiplexing
Who Should Take This Course
Anyone interested in learning more (or gaining a refresher) about basic communications and spectrum warfare —particularly, a defense or intelligence analyst working in either a Federal government agency or government contractor company.
None. However, it is highly recommended that you take Electromagnetic Fundamentals for Defense and Intelligence Analysis (ICFA 118) prior to taking this course.
This course is part of the FedLearn spectrum warfare series.
After completing this course, it is highly recommended to take the other course in the series, Low Observable Theory for Defense & Intelligence Analysis (ICFA122), to continue to advance your knowledge.
To achieve a course certificate of completion, you must score 80 percent or higher on a graded final exam.
Self-paced, online training course
Individual courses are $124.99 (per person)
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Continuing Education Unit Credits
This course provides .8 CEUs.