Satellite Communications

The workshop will provide participants with in-depth understanding of VSAT systems and protocols, provide a comprehensive introduction to VSAT concepts, satellite communications systems, technologies and protocols, and allow delegates to understand and assess VSAT systems for deployment into corporate wide area network solutions. It will cover a wide range of issues relating to satellite communications, and regulatory issues, including the role of the regional and international satellite communications organizations.

Among others, the following topics will be covered:
  •     Satellite systems design and technology;
  •     Earth stations technology;
  •     Transmission and network planning;
  •     Link budget analysis and design;
  •     VSAT installation and maintenance;
  •     Earth station and VSAT registration - best practices;
  •     Wimax and other terrestrial interference issues.
  •     Audit of VSAT maintenance; regulatory factors: licensing, orbital slot registration and ownership;
  •     Frequency registration & intersystem coordination
Target audience:

Practicing engineers and information technologists as well as managers and employees from regulators, government institutions, NGOs and telecommunication companies, who are interested in acquiring a technical understanding of VSAT systems and detailed knowledge of current systems design.

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