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Sound Workshop - Setting Up & Troubleshooting RF

Practical Training in Using and Troubleshooting RF

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Program Information

Program Overview

This workshop is based on Ike Zimbel’s informative articles on RF, and covers practical issues in setting up and troubleshooting RF problems.

What does the program offer?

This program provides a unique training opportunity for participants to gain knowledge of and learn how to troubleshoot RF systems. Based on Ike’s series of informative and well received articles on wireless frequency (RF) matters, this course will feature a straightforward, experience based and hands-on approach.

Topics covered will include:

  • RF systems basics
  • Antenna systems deployment and considerations
  • Equipment packaging considerations
  • Frequency coordination allocation and deployment
  • Spectrum analyzers and other tools
  • RF management during the event
  • Troubleshooting and common RF mistakes
  • Spectrum allocation changes that are on the horizon
  • Touring with RF

Who should apply?

IATSE members, venue audio staff, theatre students, theatre audio staff, university audio staff and faculty, sound company staff, CITT members, and any other interested parties.

In partnership with CITT Alberta Section and with thanks to Mr. Mix Audio


What's Included

Single or Shared RoomRead MoreClose

When applying, choose between staying in a single or a shared bedroom on the Banff Centre campus for the duration of your program.

Get connected with other artists on campus and focus on your projects in a creative environment while we take care of the day-to-day essentials.

Full Flex Meal PlanRead MoreClose

Using a credit-based system to dine on campus, our flexible meal plans allow you to select meals according to your own needs during your stay.

The Full Flex meal plan includes $38 credit per day, equivalent to breakfast, lunch and dinner in Vistas Dining Room.

Gym MembershipRead MoreClose

Your program fee includes free access to the swimming pool, climbing gym and fitness suite as well as discounted rates for classes at the Sally Borden Fitness and Recreation Centre.

Paul D. Fleck Library and ArchivesRead MoreClose

Access a wide range of publications, books, music and films in the Paul D. Fleck Library and Archives, open 6 days a week.

Box Office DiscountsRead MoreClose

Enjoy special artist rates for ticketed performances or complimentary access to events.

Participant ResourcesRead MoreClose

Enrich your experience and get to know other artists on campus by taking advantage of the activities and support provided by our Participant Resources team.

Fees & Financial Assistance

Single Room Package
Shared Room Package
Workshop Only

A non-refundable registration fee of $135 will be charged upon registration.  Banff Centre reserves the right to cancel a program up to 7 days prior to program start date if there is insufficient enrolment. If the program is cancelled all registrants will receive a full refund of any program fees paid. Banff Centre is not liable for any personal/travel expenses incurred. 

CITT members are eligible for a 10% discount on workshop tuition only. Please provide your CITT member number in the comment section of the online application to receive the discount.

How to Apply

It is important to be aware of all steps included in submitting your application.
Learn more.

CITT members are eligible for a 10% discount on workshop tuition only. Please provide your CITT member number in the comment section of the online application to receive the discount.

Please download the software package Wireless Workbench 6 and familiarize yourself with it prior to the workshop. The software is free and can be downloaded here

Contact the Registrar

For questions on preparing your application, please contact the Office of the Registrar:

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