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TETRA Introduction
A half-a-day eLearning course that provides a
comprehensive introduction to TETRA.
This course is aimed at managers, project managers, sales people, system
administrators, users, engineers and others who work - or will work - with
TETRA systems or radios and want to get an overview or increase their knowledge of TETRA.
Part 1: Overview

  • TETRA - Terrestrial Trunked Radio 
  • What is TETRA? 
  • Development and market segments of TETRA 
  • TETRA - an open standard 
  • One or many TETRA networks 
  • Limitations of cellular networks 
  • TETRA versus GSM or analogue communication 
  • Problems of analogue systems solved in TETRA 
  • TETRA advantages over GSM 
  • The key benefits of TETRA networks 
  • The TETRA standard 
  • Frequencies, TDMA and trunking 
  • Summary

Part 2: Services

  • Group communication in TETRA 
  • Push-to-talk key 
  • Using TETRA on the move 
  • One-to-one communication 
  • Messaging in TETRA 
  • Emergency calls 
  • Talk group coverage 
  • Defining talk groups over the air 
  • Scanning 
  • Voice override and pre-emptive calls 
  • Broadcast call and background group 
  • DMO - Direct Mode Operation 
  • DMO gateway and repeater 
  • Using DMO 
  • Data services in TETRA 
  • WAP in TETRA 
  • Summary

Part 3: Security and safety

  • Security issues 
  • Authentication 
  • Disabling a TETRA radio 
  • Encryption in TETRA 
  • Air interface encryption 
  • End-to-end encryption 
  • In case network breaks down 
  • Device security features 
  • Explosion proofing 
  • TX-Inhibit 
  • Health issues 
  • Functional safety 
  • Summary 

Frequently asked questions (F.A.Q.) on TETRA

  • F.A.Q. 
  • Test yourself  

Duration and Venue 
TETRA Introduction is a half-a-day (3,5 hours) training course. It can be run on any Windows XP computer which has an access to Internet, when the time is right for training. 
Language & Course Material 
The training is given in English and the whole course material is in English. The training material is a combination of audio, video, images and text. There are questions at the end of each section and a final test at the end of the training. After completion of the course the trainee will receive a diploma.
How much does it cost ? 
Each course costs €450 for TETRA Association Members and €495 for non members
How to order ? 
For additional information and to order, please contact the TCCA through: 
This  training course has been produced for TCCA by TETRAsim, the global leader in TETRA training simulators.

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