Prerequisite to Introduction to Radio Frequency (RF) Class:

This 2-day training is specifically developed as a prerequisite to help the students to effectively prepare for their participation in the Introduction to RF class, enabling them to to gain the most knowledge and enhance their educational experience.  The class is a condensed curriculum covering the different necessary important electricity & electronic concepts that will be discussed and studied, in order to enrich the studentsí learning success and to ensure their fundamental understanding of the RF subject.


  • Charges
  • Forces on Charges
  • Permittivity
  • Electric Field
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Voltage
  • Current
  • Phase Measurements
  • Constructive, Destructive Interference
  • Energy
  • Power
  • Maximum Power Transfer Theorem
  • Inductors
  • Permeability
  • Transformers
  • Capacitors
  • Reactance
  • Impedance
  • Impedance Matching Transformer
  • RMS, Peak, Average, etc.
  • Analog vs Digital
  • Duty Cycle
  • Modulation
  • Op Amps
  • High-pass, low-pass, bandpass filters
  • Gain
  • Rectifiers
  • Time Domain
  • Frequency Domain
  • Fourier Transform
  • Harmonics
  • Spurious Noise
  • Noise Floor


Tuition: $2,489 (plus the appropriate NMGRT if taught in New Mexico), where NMGRT = New Mexico Gross Receipt Tax

Prerequisite: None

Target Audience: Assemblers, operators, electricians, technicians, engineers, managers, warehouse personnel, maintenance workers

Instructor: Jay Skolnik, PE (Professional Licensed Electrical Engineer & ESD Program Manager Certified by ESD Association &  iNARTE ESDC Certified & IPC ESDC Certified Instructor & Active Member of ESD Association & Certified ESD Specialist / Plant Auditor & Certified ESDA TR53 Technician by ESDA & Certified Professional Instructor (CPI) for National Instruments (NI) Multisim & Ultiboard programs)


Related Courses: Basics of Electricity, DC Circuits Basics of Electricity, AC Circuits & Basic Electronics & Advanced Electronics Introduction to Radio Frequency (RF) / RF Basics

Class length: 2 days

Class Exam:  None

Class Size: 15 minimum

Dates: (please click here for our training class schedule)

Times: 8:30 A.M. to 5 P.M. There is a 1-hour lunch (not included) scheduled from 12 P.M. to 1 P.M. each day. There are 10-minute stretch breaks periodically throughout the day.

Training Location:

Please refer to the emailed registration confirmation that you received from Skolnik Tech upon your completion of class registration.  Thank you.  


What to bring: Pencil and paper for taking notes


What to wear: Casual, comfortable clothes


Inclement weather:  Should we experience inclement weather at any time during the training period, please check our web site at or call us at (505) 299-1157 early in the morning on the class date prior to start of class, for instructions regarding the training schedule for that particular class date.  Thank you.

Registration: (please click here to register)


Skolnik Technical is also an active member of the ESD Association.