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TCM 124 - Advanced Satellite Communication Systems Planning and Coordination

Code Start Date Duration Venue
TCM 124 08 July 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
TCM 124 12 August 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
TCM 124 16 September 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
TCM 124 21 October 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
TCM 124 25 November 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
TCM 124 30 December 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

Successful as they are today, satellite systems are on the brink of a revolution that will doubtless have a significant impact in the not too distant future. New and promising technology continue to appear every day. This course covers the most recent advancement in the field of satellite communication systems to develop an understanding of the major approaches, including network topologies, and VSAT.  The course covers all aspects of the theory, practice and operation of satellite systems and networks.

Course Objectives

  • Being introduced to satellite communication systems
  • Learning about satellite band frequencies
  • Examining the potential security risks in AAA
  • Understanding the wireless LAN and Other Access Technology 

Who Should Attend?

  • Engineers
  • Network designers
  • Telecommunication Professionals
  • Operations staff
  • Technicians 

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Introduction of Advanced Satellite communication systems
  • Frequency allocations for Satcomm systems
  • Analog and Digital Modulation Techniques 
  • Multiple Access Techniques: FDMA, TDMA, CDMA, Random Access
  • Amplitude Shift Keying (ASK) and Frequency Shift Keying (FSK)
  • Binary Phase Shift Keying (BPSK) and Quadrature Phase Shift Keying (QPSK)
  • Satellite tracking
  • Telecommand Ranging and Telemetry for Satellites

Day 2

  • Earth Station Organization in Satellite Communication 
  • Antenna Theory and Types
  • Earth Antenna types ( SNG Antennas, Fly Away Antennas, On the move antenna, Maritime Antennas, TVRO Antennas)
  • Pointing/Tracking 
  • Small antennas at Ku band

Day 3

  • Regulatory Process for Satellite Communications
  • FCC-Intelsat-ITU antenna requirements and EIRP density limitations
  • Overview satellite bands frequencies
  • The electromagnetic spectrum
  • The radio spectrum (L-band (1-2 GHz), S-band (2–4 GHz), C-band (4–8 GHz), X-band (8–12 GHz), Ku-band (12–18 GHz), Ka-band (26–40 GHz))
  • Propagation Interference and Regulation
  • ITU Regulations and Spectrum allocations for satellite systems
  • Orbit types: GEO, LEO, MEO, HEO

Day 4

  • Satellite communication system design
  • Basic Link Engineering
  • Satellite Systems Planning
  • Link Budget Calculations
  • Payload & Space Segment Engineering
  • Ka-band Satellite Communication Technologies
  • Satellite launchers
  • Trade-off analysis
  • Platform Systems 


Day 5

  • Link budgets for single link and multiple links
  • Effects of the propagation delay
  • Link Budget Theory and Applications
  • Key parameters: EIRP G/T, SFD, Input/Output Backoff, C/No, Eb/No
  • System Architecture of Satellite Communications Payloads
  • Evolution of communications Payload Technologies