2014 OSM Spectrum Management Training Classes

NTIA Spectrum Management Course

Open to U.S. Government Employees and Federal Contractors

This five day course is an introduction to United States and international spectrum management organizations, processes, procedures and techniques. The Series cover basic spectrum management terminology and provide a basic technical overview of spectrum characteristics and management principles; antenna and radio wave propagation principles; spectrum management of space services; microcomputer spectrum analysis model demonstration; the NTIA frequency assignment processes and procedures; Spectrum XXI software overview; there are also spectrum management presentations from selected Federal agencies; presentations on the latest spectrum management issues; and solving spectrum management problems.  (more information here)

2014 Spectrum Management Course Schedule

We will be presenting this class in mid-July, 2014.

The course sign-up page is closed until we announce the class dates. Notification will be via this website and NTIA’s Spectrum Management Training email list.  To join the list, please let us know by sending an email to subscribe-osmtraining@osmmail.ntia.doc.gov.



United States Telecommunications Training Institute (USTTI)
Radio Frequency Spectrum Management Course

Open to Representatives of Developing Nations.

This course addresses the various elements required to plan, organize, manage, and control an effective spectrum management agency with the developing nation in mind. Participants will be introduced to spectrum management principles, national spectrum planning and policy, engineering analysis, and computer-aided techniques. In addition, the course will introduce technological and regulatory changes that have taken place over the past few years. (more information here)

USTTI Radio Frequency Spectrum Management Course Schedule

March 24 – April 3, 2014


EL-CID:  Spectrum Certification for Today

Open to U.S. Government Employees and Federal Contractors

The Equipment Location-Certification Information Database (EL-CID) was developed to provide an automated tool to support electronic processing of spectrum certification requests at NTIA. The database structure and design is based upon the new comprehensive database (the OSM Data Dictionary) being developed at NTIA to replace the GMF database that is currently used to support various spectrum management activities, particularly the frequency assignment process. (more information here)

•  2014 EL-CID Training Schedule

  Training dates for 2014 have not been determined.