VSAT: Advanced VSAT, Postgraduate Diploma, London, Dubai, Abuja, Lagos, Nairobi, Paris, Wolverhampton, Durban, KL

Programme Number 252 - Advanced Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) Communications Programme –Intensive Full-Time {3 Months (5 Days -30 Hours) per Week}, Leading to Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) Communications. Advanced Very Small Aperture Terminal VSAT Communications Programme Contents include: VSAT Traffic Calculation; VSAT Traffic Modelling; VSAT Physical Layer; VSAT Data Link Layer;

 

Network Layers;  Physical and Protocol Configurations of A VSAT Network; Protocol Conversion; VSAT Modulation; Protocol Conversion Consolidation; VSAT Multiple Access; Control Principles;  Level 1 VSAT Multiple Access Protocols; VSAT Star-Model Network Configurations; VSAT Fixed and Demand-Led Assignment; Random Multiple Access System; Delay Analysis. VSAT Networks Explained;

 

Benefits of VSAT Networks; VSAT As Satellite; VSAT Transmitters; VSAT Receivers; Low Noise Block Down Converters (LNB); Block Up Converter (BUC); Ortho-Mode Transducers (OMT); Return Channel Satellite Terminals (RCST); Return Link Carrier Rate (RLCR); Nominal Throughput; Minimum Throughput; Transmission Rate; User Data Message; Cyclic Redundancy Checksum CRC

Programme Number 252 - Advanced Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) Communications Programme –Intensive Full-Time {3 Months (5 Days -30 Hours) per Week}, Leading to Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) Communications.

Programme Co-ordinator:        

Prof. Dr. R. B. Crawford is Programme Coordinator. He is the Director of HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute, A Postgraduate-Only Institution. He has the following Qualifications and Affiliations:

Doctor of Philosophy {(PhD) {University College London (UCL) - University of London)};

MEd Management (University of Bath);

Postgraduate (Advanced) Diploma Science Teacher Ed. (University of Bristol);

Postgraduate Certificate in Information Systems (University of West London, formerly Thames Valley University);

Diploma in Doctoral Research Supervision, (University of Wolverhampton);

Teaching Certificate;

Fellow of the Institute of Management Specialists;

Human Resources Specialist, of the Institute of Management Specialists;

Member of the Asian Academy of Management (MAAM);

Member of the International Society of Gesture Studies (MISGS);

Member of the Standing Council for Organisational Symbolism (MSCOS);

Member of ResearchGate;

Executive Member of Academy of Management (AOM). There, his contribution incorporates the judging of competitions, review of journal articles, and guiding the development of conference papers. He also contributes to the Disciplines of:

Human Resources;

Organization and Management Theory;

Organization Development and Change;

Research Methods;

Conflict Management;

Organizational Behavior;

Management Consulting;

Gender & Diversity in Organizations; and

Critical Management Studies.

Professor Dr. Crawford has been an Academic in the following UK Universities:

University of London (Royal Holloway), as Research Tutor;

University of Greenwich (Business School), as Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor), in Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management;

University of Wolverhampton, (Wolverhampton Business School), as Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor), in Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management;

London Southbank University (Business School), as Lecturer and Unit Leader.

His responsibilities in these roles included:

Doctoral Research Supervisor;

Admissions Tutor;

Postgraduate and Undergraduate Dissertation Supervisor;

Programme Leader;

Personal Tutor.

 

 For Whom This Programme is Designed

This Programme is Designed For:

  • Technical Support Representative;

  • RF/Microwave Engineering Probe Technician;

  • Journeyman HVAC Technician;

  • Digital Video Technician;

  • Satellite Communications Field Technician;

  • Mechanical Design Engineer;

  • Senior SATCOM Technician;

  • VSAT Fabrication, Installation, and Maintenance Manager;

  • Satellite Communications Field Technician;

  • RF Systems Engineer – VSAT;

  • VSAT Lab TechniciansBottom of Form;

  • SASMO Technicians AVN;

  • Hub Technicians;

  • Software Tester Technicians;

  • Technical Support Associates;

  • Information Technologists;

  • Systems Engineers;

  • Broadcast Operations Technicians;

  • Principal Software/Systems Engineers;

  • Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (Scada) Hardware Technicians;

  • ARSTRAT Certification Engineers;

  • Range Engineers;

  • All others desirous of enhancing their expertise in VSAT design, configuration, installation, and support services.

 

Duration:         3 Months Intensive Full-Time

 

Cost:   £45,000.00 Per Student                     

  

The programme cost does not include living accommodation. However, students and delegates are treated to the following:

Free Continuous snacks throughout the Event Days;  

Free Hot Lunch on Event Days;                           

Free City Tour;             

Free Stationery;                               

Free On-site Internet Access;

HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute’s   Diploma – Postgraduate; or

Certificate of Attendance and Participation – if unsuccessful on resit.

 

HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute’s Complimentary Products include:

HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute’s Leather Conference Folder;

HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute’s Leather Conference Ring Binder/ Writing Pad;

HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute’s Key Ring/ Chain;

HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute’s Leather Conference (Computer – Phone) Bag – Black or Brown;

HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute’s 8GB USB Flash Memory Drive, with Course/ Programme Material;

HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute’s Metal Pen;

HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute’s Polo Shirt.

Location:  Central London and International Locations

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Advanced Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) Communications Programme –Intensive Full-Time {3 Months (5 Days -30 Hours) per Week}, Leading to Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) Communications.

Module

Number

Click on a Module Title, below, to View Desired Module

Credit Value

1

VSAT Network Configurations and Functionality

Quad Credit

2

VSAT Antenna and Satellite: Their Communication Importance

Quad Credit

3

VSAT Engineering Standard and Value Engineering

Double Credit

4

VSAT Traffic and Protocol Analysis

Double Credit

 

 Programme Contents, Concepts and Issues

 

Module 1:  (Quad Credit)

VSAT Network Configurations and Functionality

 

  • VSAT: A Working Definition;

  • VSAT Networks Explained;

  • Benefits of VSAT Networks;

  • VSAT As Satellite;

  • VSAT Transmitters;

  • VSAT Receivers;

  • Low Noise Block Down Converters (LNB);

  • Block Up Converter (BUC);

  • Ortho-Mode Transducers (OMT);

  • Return Channel Satellite Terminals (RCST);

  • Return Link Carrier Rate (RLCR);

  • Nominal Throughput;

  • Minimum Throughput;

  • Transmission Rate;

  • User Data Message;

  • Cyclic Redundancy Checksum (CRC);.

 

Time Division Multiple Access (TDMA)

 

  • TDMA Frame Efficiency;

  • TDMA Multiple Access Provision;

  • TDMS and Its Personal Communication System (PCS) Facilitation;

  • TDMS and Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM);

 

VSAT and Ground-based Electronic System

 

  • VSAT As A Two-Way Satellite;

  • VSAT Satellite Talk-up;

  • VSAT Access Process;

  • VSAT Dish Diameter Variants;

  • VSAT Codification;

  • VSAT Networks Compared with Terrestrial Communications;

  • VSAT Satellite Network Topology;

  • VSAT Bandwidth;

  • Satellite Frequency Bands;

  • VSAT Network Frequency Delay;       

  • VSAT Network Throughput                 Standard;

  • Network Operations Centre (NOC);

  • Characteristics of VSAT Channel Effectiveness;

  • Multiple-Access Protocols;

  • Satellite Network Access Protocols;

  • Satellite Capacity Access Protocols;

  • TDM/TDMA Networks;

  • Internet Function in VSAT Operation;

  • VSAT Hub Options;  

  • Acceleration for Satellite Optimisation;

  • Antenna Aperture;

  • Attitude Control;

  • Asymmetrical Traffic Management;

  • Azimuth Antenna Configuration;

  • Clarke Belt Geo-Synchrous Orbit;

  • Compensation for Attenuation;

  • Forward Error Correction (FEC);

  • Link Budget;

  • Ku Band; 

  • The indoor Satellite Modem

  • The VSAT Dish;

  • VSAT HVAC;

  • VSAT End-user PC;

  • VSAT Satellite Choice;

  • VSAT Satellite Internet;

  • VSAT Teleports;

  • VSAT Transponder Space Segment;

  • VSAT Shared Hub System;

  • VSAT Connection;

  • Dedicated VSAT Systems;

  • SCPC/DAMA Networks;

  • SCPC-DAMA VSAT Networks Single Channel/ Carrier;

  • SCPC-DAMA VSAT Networks Single Channel/ Carrier;

  • VSAT Protocol Implementation;

  • VSAT User Protocols;

  • VSAT User Terminal Connectivity;  

  • VSAT network Applications And Types of Traffic;

  • Military VSAT;

  • VSAT Network Options;

  • Broadband VSAT Systems;

  • vsat for Broadband Satellite Internet;         

  • VSAT Data System;

  • VSAT Voice System;

  • VSAT Video System; 

  • VSAT Fixed Delivery System;

  • VSAT Demand Assignment: A Preliminary Exploration;

  • Optimising VSAT Frequency Bands.

 

 

Module 2 (Quad Credit)

VSAT Antenna and Satellite: Their Communication Importance

 

  • Antenna: Types and Function;

  • Site Ground Station (SGS) Antenna;

  • VSAT Stabilised Antenna System;

  • Omnidirectional Antenna;

  • Multidirectional Antenna;

  • Antenna Polarity;

  • Uplink Master Ground Station (MGS) Antenna;

  • Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) Antenna Facility;

  • Backup Master Ground Station (BMGS) Antenna;

  • Meter Antenna;

  • Antenna Alignment;

  • Remote VSAT Antennas;

  • Hub Antenna;

  • ‘C Band’ Antenna;

  • Receive-only Antenna;

  • Affixing Cables from the Antenna to the DVB Receivers;

  • Antenna Gain;

  • Antenna Gain Calculation;

  • VSAT Antenna Installation;

  • Apparent Satellite Movement;

  • VSAT Doppler Effect: Frequency Modulation;

  • Satellites tor VSAT services;

  • Operational Aspects;

  • Installation;

  • Antenna pointing;

  • Orbit Parameters;

  • Launching The Satellite;

  • Distance To The Satellite;

  • Propagation Delay;

  • Orbit Perturbations

  • VSAT-RF Radiation Hazards.

 

 

Module 3 (Double Credit)

VSAT Engineering Standard and Value Engineering

 

 

  • VSAT User-Equipment Interface;

  • VSAT Installation;

  • Determining Optimum VSAT Equipment Standard;

  • VSAT Value Engineering;

  • VSAT Project management;

  • VSAT Set-Up Time;

  • Meeting Clients’ Expectations For Delivery And Reliability;

  • Maximising Access To VSAT Service

  • VSAT Flexibility;

  • VSAT Contingency Planning;

  • Failure And Disaster Recovery;

  • Reducing VSAT Blocking Probability;

  • VSAT Disaster Response Time;

  • VSAT Link Quality;

  • Planned VSAT Maintenance.

 

 

Module 4 (Double Credit)

VSAT Traffic and Protocol Analysis

 

  • VSAT Traffic Calculation;

  • VSAT Traffic Modeling;

  • VSAT Physical Layer;

  • VSAT Data Link Layer;

  • Network Layers;

  • Physical and Protocol Configurations of A VSAT Network;

  • Protocol Conversion;

  • VSAT Modulation;

  • Protocol Conversion Consolidation;

  • VSAT Multiple Access Control Principles;

  • Level 1 VSAT Multiple Access Protocols;

  • VSAT Star-Model Network Configurations;

  • VSAT Fixed and Demand-Led Assignment;

  • Random Multiple Access System;

  • Delay Analysis.

Programme Number 252 - Advanced Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) Communications Programme –Intensive Full-Time {3 Months (5 Days -30 Hours) per Week}, Leading to Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) Communications.