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TCM 121 - ATS Message Handling Service (AMHS) – CNS

Code Start Date Duration Venue
TCM 121 06 November 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
TCM 121 18 December 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

The CNS personnel plays crucial role to implement and run AMHS system smoothly, this course focuses on the technical part of the AMHS system and establishes thorough understanding about the AMHS requirements, configurations, components and validation procedure

Course Objectives

  • Explaining the Aeronautical Fixed Services (AFS) Network design principles
  • Measuring the Network performance
  • Understanding the requirement of the AMHS Implementation over Internet protocol suite (IPS)
  • Being familiar with the Aeronautical Telecommunication Network applications
  • Explaining the X.400 protocols used in AMHS
  • Explaining the AMHS Architecture and functional components
  • Constructing AMHS Addressee using different addressing scheme
  • Defining the AMHS Testing phases and developing bilateral documents
  • Explaining the need of the ATS Messaging management center in the middle east (MID AMC)

Who Should Attend?

  • AFTN/AMHS/CIDIN Engineer/ Technician
  • CNS Inspectors
  • AMHS Implementer

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • AFS Planning and Engineering
  • AFS Design Principles
  • AFS Network Performance
  • Aeronautical Telecommunication Network overview
  • ATN Applications
  • Ground to Ground application
  • Air to ground application
  • ATN standards

Day 2

  • AMHS Architecture and services
  • AMHS Functional Components
  • User Agent Types
  • Gateway Components
  • AMHS Naming and Addressing
  • MHS Naming
  • MHS and AMHA Addressing
  • CAAS and XF Scheme

Day 3

  • ATN/IPS and ATN/OSI standards
  • Standard Layers
  • Implementation Requirements
  • AMHS Implementation in ICAO MID region
  • X.400 protocols and MTA configuration
  • MTA Naming and settings
  • X.400 protocols used in AMHS

Day 4

  • AMHS informational Objects
  • Interpersonal Message
  • Interpersonal Notification
  • Probe
  • Report
  • ATS Service Levels
  • Basic Service level
  • Extended Service Level
  • File Transfer Body Part
  • Directory Service
  • OHI
  • Security

Day 5

  • Testing strategy
  • The need for a Regional AMC
  • Functions Overview