Satellite Communications Networks and Applications

EC ENGR 810.90
This intensive 3-day course provides a state-of-the-art review of satellite communications networks and applications from system and service perspectives. 
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Starting at $2,995.00
As few as 3 days
1.8 CEUs

What you will learn.

  • Learn the fundamentals, architecture, and development of modern satellite networks, with emphasis on cutting-edge broadcast, broadband interactive, and mobile applications
  • Learn satellite and ground station principles, basic satellite link budgets, digital image and full-motion video for broadcast distribution
  • Learn the proper selection of requirements, technologies, and their providers (space and ground), and the most effective ways to architect and operate the associated satellite networks

About this course:

This intensive 3-day course provides a state-of-the-art review of satellite communications networks and applications from system and service perspectives. Owing to innovations in high-throughput satellites, advanced modulation and coding (MODCOD), solid state power amplification and mobile antennas, service reach and profitability require advanced thinking and innovation. Technical, operations, and business professionals, as well as newcomers to satellite technology learn the fundamentals, architecture, and development of modern satellite networks, with emphasis on cutting-edge broadcast, broadband interactive, and mobile applications. Topics include satellite and ground station principles, basic satellite link budgets, digital image and full-motion video for broadcast distribution using the MPEG 4 and DVB-S2 standards and extensions, Internet Protocol (IP)-based data performance optimization over satellite; Ku- and Ka-band Very Small Aperture Terminals (VSATs) applied to fixed networks as well as those having location flexibility; and advanced broadband capabilities of high throughput satellite systems currently in use and under development. Emphasis is placed on the proper selection of requirements, technologies, and their providers (space and ground), and on the most effective ways to architect and operate the associated satellite networks.

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Spring 2019 Schedule

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Available
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Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Instructor: Bruce Elbert
367586
Fee:
$2,995.00
147 days left. Enroll by Jun 18, 2019
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No refunds after June 19, 2019
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Lecture
Tue Jun 18, 2019
8:00AM - 5:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 111
Lecture
Wed Jun 19, 2019
8:00AM - 5:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 111
Lecture
Thu Jun 20, 2019
8:00AM - 5:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 111

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