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Lesson 1 - Introduction

In this course, we seek to deepen your understanding of phase noise and the nuances faced when measuring it.

This course provides a refresher on phase noise and key considerations for understanding its impact of communications system performance. Although it is a critical measurement for digital communications, phase noise is not an absolute measurement. Each measurement solution has its advantages and disadvantages. If you understand these differences, you can choose the best method for your specific phase noise measurement.

Who should take Phase Noise Fundamentals for SatCom?

This course is designed for engineers tasked with accurately verifying the performance of satellite communications systems via phase noise measurements.

We'll cover:

  • Why phase noise is such an important measurement in your satellite communications
  • Various methods that you can use to make a phase noise measurement
  • Advantages and disadvantages of each method

Duration: 30 min