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Radio Frequency Transmission Systems


Minimum Education Requirement:
high school diploma or GED with 15 college credits


high school graduateelectronicsenlistedelectronics & electricscomputers & computer science

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Radio Frequency Transmission Systems

Career Description

From tactical communications gear and four-story fixed antennas to ground-based satellite and encryption transmission devices, Radio Frequency Transmission Systems specialists know it all. You'll learn how to deploy, sustain, troubleshoot and repair the vast variety of communications devices and systems that are integral to the success of the Air Force.

Career Tasks

  • Sustain, troubleshoot and repair standard radio frequency wireless, line-of-sight, beyond line-of-sight, wideband and ground-based satellite and encryption transmission devices in a fixed and deployed environment
  • Establish and maintain circuits, configure and manage system and network connectivity
  • Develop expertise in multiple waveform systems operating across the spectrum, keying and signal devices, telemetry and instrumentation systems

Relevant Interests & Skills

  • Electronics and Electrical
  • Computers and Computer Science


After eight and a half weeks of Basic Military Training, every Airman goes to technical training to learn their career. Here's the basic information about Radio Frequency Transmission Systems technical training:

School location: Keesler AFB [MS]

Length of course: 123 days

College degree earned: Electronics and Telecommunications

College credits earned: 33