ELEC 104A Electronics IV: Wireless Analog and Digital Communication Systems (2.5)
Credit, Degree Applicable
PREREQ.: ELEC 102A
or demonstration of exit skills.
This course covers analog and digital communications systems, antennas, and serves as an introduction to microwave signals.
Offered Fall semesters
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Summarize and test the functions of each block of Amplitude and Frequency Modulated (AM and FM) transmitters and receivers.
- Outcome 2: Describe the basic antenna types used in communication systems.
- Outcome 3: Describe the generation of Frequency Shift Keying (FSK), Phase Shift Keying (PSK), Quadrature Amplitude Modulation (QAM) and Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM).
- Outcome 4: Compare and contrast redundancy, parity, block-check sequences, cyclical redundancy checks, and forward error correction.
- Outcome 5: Describe the cell phone operational concept as well as the features of Advanced Mobile Phone System (AMPS), 2G, 2.5G, 3G and 4G systems.