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TCM 140 - Introduction to Satellite Communications & Marine VSAT

Code Start Date Duration Venue
TCM 140 22 August 2022 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
TCM 140 17 October 2022 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
TCM 140 12 December 2022 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

This training course will introduce the basics of digital communication and VSAT systems, explaining the particularities of Marine VSAT Systems and Stabilized Antennas. It will focus in operation of Marine VSAT systems with hands-on labs and exercises and in troubleshooting using real Marine VSAT antennas and equipment. The use of the Spectrum Analyzer will be shown for a better faultfinding.

Course Objectives

  • Describe VSAT service characteristics and manage the service using Custom Support Portal
  • Describe and compare the parameters that characterize a VSAT service
  • Predict the operation of a marine VSAT system under normal conditions
  • Identify the hazards involved when working with marine VSAT systems
  • Perform a basic site survey and evaluate existing installations conditions
  • Configure and operate marine VSAT systems

Who Should Attend?

  • Practising engineers
  • Information technologists
  • Operation staff
  • Anyone who needs a technical introduction to SATCOM and VSAT

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • VSAT Fundamentals
  • Digital communication techniques
  • Radio frequency link
  • Satellites for VSAT networks
  • VSAT Networks
  • VSAT network earth station
  • Networking essentials
  • Ethernet LAN
  • IP Networking
  • WAN
  • Networking tools
  • Other network services

Day 2

  • Broadbeam VSAT
  • OmniAccess network
  • Quality of Service
  • Customer Support Portal
  • OmniAccess NOC
  • Plexus UNITY
  • Marine VSAT Stations
  • Marine VSAT Stations
  • VSAT Stabilized antennas
  • Navigational systems
  • Modem
  • Antenna-Modem interface protocols
  • Dual antenna configuration

Day 3

  • Marine VSAT Systems Introduction
  • Marine VSAT system ADU and BDU
  • Marine VSAT operating theory
  • Safety in Marine VSAT
  • Marine VSAT system installation basics
  • Marine VSAT Systems Operation
  • System settings
  • Satellite settings
  • Commissioning process
  • Dual systems operation & balancing
  • BUC access

Day 4

  • Cabling
  • Coaxial cables
  • RF cables performance
  • Ethernet cabling
  • Spectrum analyzer measurements
  • Functional tests and health checks
  • Functional tests
  • Preventive maintenance
  • Dual systems
  • Software upgrades
  • Sea trials

Day 5

  • Marine VSAT System troubleshooting
  • Troubleshooting procedures
  • Troubleshooting tools
  • Troubleshooting dual systems
  • Replacing components