Blog entry by emma emily
A Radio Frequency Engineer, also known as an RF Engineer, is an electrical engineer who specializes in devices that receive or transmit radio waves. All of our wireless and mobile devices operate on radio waves, so our tech-centered society would not be possible without the work of RF Engineers. These Engineers often work in a collaborative environment both with other RF Engineers and stakeholders in other disciplines.
An RF Engineer is a skilled position that requires both a Bachelor’s degree and completion of a state licensure exam. State Licensure is required for an aspiring RF Engineer because so many positions are with public telecommunications companies. Other possible employers include the military or radio broadcast stations. There also are a limited number of research positions available in academia.
RF Engineers specialize in designing, implementing and maintaining wireless communication systems. The following duties and responsibilities illustrate what that looks like broken down into tangible tasks