TCI Conducts 5-day USTTI Course on Spectrum Management & Monitoring

Fremont, CA – May 18, 2017 – TCI International, Inc. hosted 25 spectrum management and monitoring professionals from 19 countries for a hands-on spectrum management training course, offered by the United States Telecommunications Training Institute (USTTI) at TCI headquarters in Fremont, California (USTTI Course 17-113: Practical Applications of Spectrum Management and Spectrum Monitoring).

Spectrum management training classroom

The 5-day course covered integrated and automated management and monitoring systems, with special attention to automatic violation detection. The course combined classroom presentations and hands-on activities to focus on the practical application of ITU-compliant spectrum management and monitoring techniques, including:

  • Frequency assignment;
  • Propagation analysis tools;
  • Radio direction finding using Angle of Arrival (AOA) methods;
  • Time Difference of Arrival (TDOA) geolocation;
  • Hybrid AOA/TDOA geolocation, and signal measurements for fixed, mobile and transportable applications;
  • Signal monitoring, identification, and correlation to the frequency management database;
  • Spectrum Occupancy Analysis.

The hands-on spectrum management training course demonstrated real-time application of the principles taught in the classroom and included mission planning, operational set-up, running missions, and data analysis. The delegates included spectrum regulators from Argentina, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Brazil, Cameroon, Guinea-Bissau, Equatorial Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Nigeria, Philippines, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Swaziland, Venezuela, and Vietnam.

About TCI
TCI International, Inc., is a wholly owned subsidiary of SPX Corporation. TCI provides spectrum monitoring, direction finding, geolocation and signal collection solutions to civilian, government, military and intelligence agencies, as well as antennas for communications and high-power radio broadcasting. TCI is headquartered in Fremont, California, USA. For more information, visit