To provide an introduction to satellite communications.
To provide the necessary theory and practical knowledge to plan, setup and operate digital satellite equipment in uplinks and downlinks for television and radio, whether in the studio environment or out in the field.
Introduction and overview of Broadcast Satellite Industry
Video - TV Principles, Test and Monitoring
Audio - Principles, Mixers, Test and Monitoring
Digital Video - Compression techniques, coding, multiplexing
RF Techniques - Modulators, Up/Down converters, Link Budgets, Transmit, Receive Chains, uplinking multiple carriers simultaneously
Satellites - Position Calculations, Polarities, Beacons, Accessing
Cameras, VT machines - basic operational use, formats
Satellite Phones - Setup and operation
Generators and Shore power
Examination - Theory and Practical