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ECE4024 - Wireless communications

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Engineering

Leader: S Jenvey


Clayton Second semester 2007 (Day)
Malaysia Second semester 2007 (Day)


This unit is a study of the fundamentals of radio transmitters and receivers, the wireless radio channel and radio/wireless networks. An investigation into the configuration of wireless units to create communications systems and networks leads on to an appreciation of the diversity of wireless applications for personal and public use.


To understand the basics of radio transmission and reception in different frequency bands and different physical environments
To understand the limitations on radio communications imposed by the radio channel
To learn the wide range of applications of radio/wireless technology
To understand mobile radio communications and its networking capabilities.


Continuous assessment: 30%
Examination: (3 hours): 70%. Students must achieve a mark of 45% in each of these two components to achieve an overall pass grade.

Contact hours

3 hours lectures, 3 hours laboratory and practice classes and 6 hours of private study per week


ECE2021 (or ECE3202 or PHS2022)