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Essential Satellite communications  |    A 2 day training course

Satellite comms training course description

A theory based course providing a foundation in how satellite communication systems work and the terminology used in the field.

What will you learn
  • Describe the satellite communications architecture.
  • Recognise where to use satellite communication systems.
  • Explain how satellite communications systems work.
Satellite comms training course details
  • Who will benefit:
  • Anyone working with satellite systems.

  • Prerequisites:
  • None.

  • Duration
  • 2 days

  • Dates & prices
  • Click here

Satellite comms training course contents

  • Satellite systems architecture
  • Suppliers, bearers, teleports, subscribers, components, how satellite communications works.

  • Terminals
  • Antenna, VSAT, circulators, filters, LNA, HPA, up/ down converters, modems.

  • Satellites
  • Satellite components, payloads, satellite types: GEO and non-GEO.

  • Satellite transmission
  • Satellite C and Ku bands, Modulation, AM, FM, PSK, QPSK, FDMA, CDMA.

  • Satellite services
  • Regulatory issues; DVB and video distribution via satellite; how reporters uplink news, Internet services over DVB; broadband services; multicast internet services via satellite; multimedia meshed networking using VSATs; military small terminal satcoms.

  • Satellite engineering
  • Link budgets, Spectrum analysis, Power meter

Learning path



Based on customer ratings

B. M. - NLR

"Small class (only student) was a great advantage."

M. V. - NLR

"It provides the basics in an orderly and easy to grasp way."

Training approach

This structured training course seeks to build upon workbook learning through the use of group exercises, dynamic discussion and individual tasks in order to deliver an engaging and interactive module that will ensure all candidates are able to transfer their new skills into the workplace.