Satellite Communications Technical Overview

2 Day Course
Code PWL100

Book Now - 3 Delivery Methods Available:

Scheduled Online Onsite

Overview

This course is designed to give new entrants to the satellite communications industry a basic overview of the main principles, components and protocols that make up satellite communications.

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Modules

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Day 1 (14 topics)

  • 09:00 Introductions
  • 09:15 Why Satellite.
  • 09:30 Overview of components making a satellite connection
  • 10:00 Antenna (basics)
  • 10:45 Coffee break
  • 11:00 Antenna (feed designs etc), (frequencies), (mechanical considerations), (tracking, de-ice)
  • 12:00 OMT, LNA, LNB, Field measurements
  • 13:00 Lunch
  • 14:00 Cable (IFL) installations, types, problems
  • 14:30 The Satellite Modem (including visual demonstration)
  • 15:15 Coffee break
  • 15:30 Satellite Modem Options (common usage)
  • 16:30 Examples of Satellite links
  • 17:00 Questions

Day 2 (14 topics)

  • 09:00 Overview of day 1
  • 09:15 Examples of satellite links, (including visual demonstration)
  • 10:00 Upconvertors, PA's etc, (including visual demonstration)
  • 10:30 Coffee break
  • 11:00 IF and SHF paths in satellite system (Uplink power calculations), (field measurements)
  • 12:30 Satellite link/earth station problem solving
  • 13:00 Lunch
  • 14:00 The Data interface (available types and usage etc)
  • 14:45 User interfaces and systems connectivity (clocking issues etc)
  • 15:15 Coffee break
  • 15:30 Network management sub-systems (VSat)
  • 16:00 COTS - v - Bespoke
  • 16:30 Satellite operators requirements
  • 17:00 Questions

Prerequisites

As a new entrant course there are no prerequisites. It is helpful however if delegates have a basic understanding of networking principles as the course is although aimed at an overview level, is technical.

Scheduled Dates

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Pricing

Different pricing structures are available including special offers. These include early bird, late availability, multi-place, corporate volume and self-funding rates. Please arrange a discussion with a training advisor to discover your most cost effective option.

Code Location Duration Price Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan
PWL100

(Classroom or Online)
2 Days $1,695

What Our Customers Say

The training was delivered with a high level of expertise and excellence. Instructor was highly knowledgeable.”

Technical Trainer, Aviat Networks

Overall the course was really good, the trainer really understood the material and was very approachable.”

Customer Training Manager, Aviat Networks

Excellent course, informative and well-paced.”

CSE, Cisco

Course was very well outlined. Topics were great and bridged many gaps.”

System Engineer, Cable & Wireless

An excellent intro to video encoding & MPEG transport streams - I would definitely recommend it.”

Broadcast Engineer, Cisco

Definitely an excellent intro. Left me interested in learning more.”

Broadcast Engineer, Eircom

Excellent training course with real examples and practical classroom demonstrations.”

Transport Designer, Orange

Instructor knowledge and experience was excellent.”

Solutions Engineer, Akamai

Excellent course, very clear and well organised. Course content delivery was very good.”

Assistant Engineer, Dhiraagu

Very informative and appropriate.”

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