2-Day Digital Distribution & Design PLUS 1-Day Fiber Optics - Minneapolis

Location: Minneapolis, MN - Venue TBA Date: Tuesday - Thursday, September 17-19 Registration Deadline: Friday, September 6, 2019

Course Content:

Theory: Learn it

Headend and Distribution Basics

  • Overview of System Elements and Components
  • Understanding Specifications
  • Device Contributions to Overall System Performance
  • Digital Signal Basics

Application: Use it

Hands-On Measurements with Spectrum Analyzers and Signal Level Meters

  • IP Video Configuration
  • RF Fiber Optic Requirements
  • Integration of Digital Channels
  • Interrelationship between channels
  • Broadband Amplifier Setup - Forward & Reverse
  • Distribution Calculation and Field Measurements

Fiber Optics Training

History of Fiber Optics
Why do we use Fiber Optics?
Fiber Optic Construction
  • Connectors
  • SM vs MM
Specifying FO Links
  • Transmitter, Receiver, Fiber Optic budget
Multi-Channel Networks
  • WDM (wavelength division multiplexing)
  • FDM (frequency division multiplexing)
  • TDM (time division multiplexing)
DOCSIS 3.1 over Fiber Optics
  • Upstream and Downstream frequencies
  • Setting up Return Frequency Fiber Optic equipment
  • DOCSIS 3.1 in RF plant
Measuring Optical Return Loss - OTDR
Measuring FO levels - BTPRO-7000 CM8FO

Seminar Includes:

  • Course Materials
  • BT Broadband Reference Guide
  • Solutions Portfolio
  • Scientific Calculator
  • Certificate of Completion
    • Valid for 20 BICSI Continuing Education Credits for RCDD, RES & Installation
    • Valid for 8 RU’s (Renewal Units) for ICIA Renewal Certifications
    • Valid for 12 NSCA Learning Unit (LU) EST Renewal Credits
    • Valid for 9 NSCA (LU) Certificate of Completion Program Credits
  • Refreshments & Lunch
Please be advised that SalesTax will be charged as well. If you have a tax exempt certificate, please email it to lrapelye@blondertongue.com.