5G NSA Troubleshooting Workshop: mmWave

5G mmWave is one of the key areas to enable GBPS throughputs and low latency performance. While mmWave provides ample performance gains, it is also prone to RF impairments. This full-day workshop is designed to help you understand real world 5G deployment issues, how to troubleshoot, and how to optimize performance.

man in sunset near cell tower performing 5G troubleshooting

Why Take This Course?

  • Enhance your industry knowledge and skills by gaining a greater understanding of 5G NSA troubleshooting.
  • Train with engineers at Qualcomm Technologies – a world leader in 5G technology and wireless engineering.
  • Learn online and at your own pace with our flexible eLearning format. Or, set up a live training session for groups of at least 15 people.


Course Outline:

  • Learn how mmWave provides ample performance gains, but is also prone to RF impairments.
  • Understand real world 5G deployment issues and how to troubleshoot and optimize performance.



  • You should take this course if you are at least one of the following:
    • Network Engineer
    • Network Planner
    • System Engineer
    • Service Designer
    • Network Optimizer
    • Manager
    • Capacity Planner
  • This course is part of our corporate program and requires an NDA for access.



  • Understand 5G NR NSA concepts at a high level.
  • Review troubleshooting case studies for log information for mmWave deployment.
  • Identify the basic EN-DC setup procedure.
  • Define a troubleshooting flowchart related to EN-DC setup procedures.
  • Discuss case studies related to EN-DC setup procedure failures.
  • Identify RACH triggers and configuration parameters.
  • Describe the RACH troubleshooting flowchart.
  • Discuss RACH access case studies.
  • Describe 5G NR PDCCH design.
  • Review case studies on PDCCH decoding failures.
  • Explain 5G NR PUCCH operation principles.
  • Analyze case studies on PUCCH decoding failures.
  • Summarize debugging processes for control channel failures.
  • Describe DL Data Transfer procedures and discuss DL Data Bearer Configuration.
  • Explain the DL HARQ process.
  • Analyze logs to troubleshoot various cases related to downlink performance.
  • Describe UL data transfer overview.
  • Understand how the scheduling procedure takes place.
  • Describe UL power control in NR.
  • Define UL troubleshooting flow charts.
  • Illustrate various UL issues and troubleshooting steps.
  • Discuss the EN-DC measurement object and events.
  • List common mobility issues and summarize troubleshooting process.
  • Analyze EN-DC mobility case studies.
  • Describe beam management key functions and procedures.
  • List DL beam management issues and troubleshooting flowchart.
  • Present case studies for beam switch/refinement scenarios.
  • Analyze beam switching failure and beam failure recovery case studies.

Course Information

Duration: 6-8 Hours
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