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GVF Annual Subscription 2019 GVF-CR-AS2 V Included
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Course title: GVF Annual Subscription 2019 GVF-CR-AS2
Full Description: GVF Knowledge Center Annual Subscription. This curricula contains over 35 GVF Training courses and certifications and access to the GVF Experts Forum. Necessary to keep all certifcations active and to be listed on our website as a searchable trained professional. See brochure for more informaiton and a list of all courses included.
Required for: None
Pre-requisites: None
Format: Online, self-paced, interactive.
Areas: Fixed VSAT
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ASC701 NGC Overview and Monitoring T USD$150
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Course title: ASC701 NGC Overview and Monitoring
Full Description: The ASC Next Generation Controller provides a single solution for antenna manual control and automatic tracking, as well as control of antenna environmental systems and redundant RF equipment. This course presents an introduction to the NGC family and the knowledge and skills required for technicans with NGC "Monitor" level access, responsible for monitoring the status of an NGC-controlled earth station.
Required for: None
Pre-requisites: GVF 530, GVF 531, and GVF 532 recommended
Format: Online, self-paced, interactive.
Areas: Teleport/NOC/Operations centers
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ASC702 Using an NGC system in fixed antenna applications T USD$350
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Course title: ASC702 Using an NGC system in fixed antenna applications
Full Description: This course is intended for earth station technicians with NGC "User" level access who are responsible fo day-to-day operation and maintenance of NGC-controlled antenna systems. A typical fixed, motorized 4.9m antenna system is explained in detail, and variations and options are described.
Required for: None
Pre-requisites: ASC 701 (mandatory)
Format: Online, self-paced, interactive.
Areas: Teleport/NOC/Operations centers
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ASC704: Administering and configuring NGC tracking systems T USD$800
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Course title: ASC704: Administering and configuring NGC tracking systems
Full Description: This course is intended for earth station administrators who are responsible for the overall operation, maintenance and performance of NGC-controlled antenna systems. A typical fixed, motorized 4.9m antenna system is explained in detail, and variations and options are described.
Required for: None
Pre-requisites: ASC 701, 702 (mandatory); GVF 520, 530, 531, and 532 (recommended)
Format: Online, self-paced, interactive.
Areas: Teleport/NOC/Operations centers
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ASC705: Installing NGC systems on fixed antennas T USD$600
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Course title: ASC705: Installing NGC systems on fixed antennas
Full Description: This course is intended for field technicians who install, troubleshoot, and maintain ASC's Next Generation Controller (NGC) system on fixed, motorized antennas.
Required for: None
Pre-requisites: ASC 701, 702, 704, & GVF 520, 530, 531, & 532 (recommended)
Format: Online, self-paced, interactive.
Areas: Teleport/NOC/Operations centers
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GVF-CERT-ATO: Advanced Technical Operator Certification Exam B T E Included
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Course title: GVF-CERT-ATO: Advanced Technical Operator Certification Exam
Full Description: Certification exam for advanced operators of mobile or fixed earth stations used for uplinks of video or other continuous carriers with manually-operated antenna pointing, RF equipment, and modulators, such as traditional SNG trucks. (Not centrally-managed modems or auto-point antennas). Exam only: training and review materials are NOT included. Re-take requires re-purchase of the exam. Format: online, self-paced. Includes extensive knowledge exam and interactive skills test simulators.
Required for: Advanced Technical Operator Certification
Pre-requisites: GVF 530, 531, 532 (recommended)
Format: Online, self-paced, interactive.
Areas: Engineering
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More information: Mobile, SNG, Uplinker, and Broadcast Certification brochure; Extended video tour of BTO/ATO certifications.
GVF-CERT-BAPO: Basic Autopoint Terminal Operator Certification Exam B T E Included
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Course title: GVF-CERT-BAPO: Basic Autopoint Terminal Operator Certification Exam
Full Description: Certification exam for operators of auto-point earth stations equipped with centrally-managed modems (such as VSAT) and whose antennas HAVE been type approved for autonomous pointing and cross-pol accuracy. Exam only: training and review materials are NOT included. Re-take requires re-purchase of the exam. Format: online, self-paced. Includes knowledge exam and interactive skills test simulator.
Required for: Basic Autopoint Terminal Operator Certification
Pre-requisites: GVF 530 (recommended)
Format: Online, self-paced, interactive.
Areas: Engineering
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More information: Mobile, SNG, Uplinker, and Broadcast Certification brochure.
GVF-CERT-BTO: Basic Technical Operator Certification Exam B T E Included
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Course title: GVF-CERT-BTO: Basic Technical Operator Certification Exam
Full Description: Certification exam for basic-level operators of mobile or fixed earth stations used for uplinks of video or other continuous carriers with manually-operated antenna pointing, RF equipment, and modulators, such as traditional SNG trucks. (Not centrally-managed modems or auto-point antennas). Exam only: training and review materials are NOT included. Re-take requires re-purchase of the exam. Format: online, self-paced. Includes limited knowledge exam and interactive skills test simulators.
Required for: Basic Technical Operator Certification
Pre-requisites: GVF 530, 531, 532 (recommended)
Format: Online, self-paced, interactive.
Areas: Engineering
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More information: Mobile, SNG, Uplinker, and Broadcast Certification brochure; Extended video tour of BTO/ATO certifications.
GVF-CERT-GAPO: General Autopoint Terminal Operator Certification Exam B T E Included
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Course title: GVF-CERT-GAPO: General Autopoint Terminal Operator Certification Exam
Full Description: Certification exam for operators of auto-point earth stations equipped with centrally-managed modems (such as VSAT), but whose antennas have not been type approved for autonomous pointing and cross-pol accuracy. Exam only: training and review materials are NOT included. Re-take requires re-purchase of the exam. Format: online, self-paced. Includes knowledge exam and interactive skills test simulators.
Required for: General Autopoint Terminal Operator Certification
Pre-requisites: GVF 530, 531 (recommended)
Format: Online, self-paced, interactive.
Areas: Engineering
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More information: Mobile, SNG, Uplinker, and Broadcast Certification brochure.
GVF-CERT-SPA_17 GVF Advanced Satcom Professional Certification/Recert (2017)  V T Included
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Course title: GVF-CERT-SPA_17 GVF Advanced Satcom Professional Certification/Recert (2017) 
Full Description: Final exam for GVF Advanced Satcom Professional Certification. Also serves as the recertification exam. To open this exam, you must have completed course GVF 510 Edition 2, GVF 520, GVF 521, and the Basic Hands On Skills Test (HOST-B). If your certification has expired, take this exam to recertify, which will extend your certification for three years. Subscriber? Email support to request free enrollment in this exam and enrollment in or extension of 510 ed2, 520, and 521. Not a subscriber? Purchase this course and email support to request one-time 30-day extension of 510 ed2, 520, and 521, if previously enrolled. For more info, please see the FAQ page.
Required for: GVF Advanced Satcom Professional Certification
Pre-requisites: GVF 510 ed2 and 520 and 521 and any HOST-B
Format: Online, self-paced, interactive.
Areas: Teleport/NOC/Operations centers
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GVF-CERT-SPB_16 GVF Basic Satcom Professional Certification/Recert (2016) V T Included
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Course title: GVF-CERT-SPB_16 GVF Basic Satcom Professional Certification/Recert (2016)
Full Description: Final exam for GVF Basic Satcom Professional Certification. Also serves as the recertification exam. To open this exam, you must have completed course GVF 510 Edition 2, and the Basic Hands On Skills Test (HOST-B). If your certification has expired, take this exam to recertify, which will extend your certification for three years. Subscriber? Email support to request free enrollment in this exam and enrollment in or extension of 510 ed2. Not a subscriber? Purchase this exam and email support to request one-time 30-day extension of 510 ed2, if previously enrolled. For more info, please see the FAQ page.
Required for: GVF Basic Satcom Professional Certification
Pre-requisites: GVF 510 ed2 and any HOST-B
Format: Online, self-paced, interactive.
Areas: Teleport/NOC/Operations centers
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GVF-CERT-SPID_16: GVF iDirect Specialist Certification/Recert 2016 V T Included
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Course title: GVF-CERT-SPID_16: GVF iDirect Specialist Certification/Recert 2016
Full Description: Final exam for GVF iDirect Specialist Certification. Also serves as the recertification exam. To open this exam, you must have completed the current version of the GVF Advanced Satcom Professional Certification. If your iDirect Specialist certification has expired, take this exam to recertify, which will extend your certification for three years. Subscriber? Email support to request free enrollment in this exam and enrollment in or extension of GVF 503i ed. 2 (if previously enrolled in 503i or 503i ed 2). Not a subscriber? Purchase this exam and email support to request one-time 30-day extension of the above courses, if previously enrolled. For more info, please see the FAQ page.
Required for: Satcom Professional: iDirect Specialist Certification
Pre-requisites: GVF Advanced Satcom Professional Certification and GVF 503i ed. 2.
Format: Online, self-paced, interactive.
Areas: Teleport/NOC/Operations centers
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GVF500 Ed 2 Introduction to Satellite Communications S Included
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Course title: GVF500 Ed 2 Introduction to Satellite Communications
Full Description: Comprehensive overview of the technology and business of satellite communications. Covers history, launchers, orbits, frequencies, networks, equipment, bandwidth, applications, markets, regulations, and industry structure. Edition 2 includes high-throughput satellites, new market data, and other updates.
Required for: N/A
Pre-requisites: None
Format: Online, self-paced, interactive.
Areas: Satellite business, technology, markets, sales support
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GVF503E: Sea Tel Marine VSAT Installation and Maintenance M Included
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Course title: GVF503E: Sea Tel Marine VSAT Installation and Maintenance
Full Description: Learn key aspects of how to install, commission, operate, and troubleshoot a Sea Tel ’09-series 3-axis marine stabilized antenna system through this online, self-paced, 3-D animated, highly interactive, simulator-driven course. Topics covered include principles of vessel motion, stabilized antenna operations, and SeaTel terminal details including configuring and monitoring techniques. All equipment is explained, including the Sea Tel gimbaled mount, antenna and RF components, control system components, and navigation system connections. Details on satellite acquisition and tracking, mount balance concepts, operating modes, performing site surveys, installation and assembly, commissioning, maintenance, and troubleshooting are covered in depth. VERY IMPORTANT: Every student must have approval from Sea Tel before he/she can open the course. Apply for approval here. Do not pay your tuition fee until you receive an approval confirmation email; if you are not approved, your fee can be refunded only as GVF tuition credit.
Required for: Marine Satcom Professional: Sea Tel Specialist Certification
Pre-requisites: Rec:GVF 561, 562E-IMA, 520 (rec). Required: CLR-SEATEL & 599
Format: Online, self-paced, interactive.
Areas: Marine Satcom
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GVF503E-S1: Installing and Maintaining SeaTel Model IMA Series Marine Terminals (supplement to GVF 503E) M Included
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Course title: GVF503E-S1: Installing and Maintaining SeaTel Model IMA Series Marine Terminals (supplement to GVF 503E)
Full Description: Supplement course to GVF503E. Detailed training in the technical differences between Sea Tel 09 and IMA series terminals. Covers hardware, wiring, software, setup, configuration, and testing of IMA, Series 12, and GX systems. Before you can open this course, you must complete GVF 503E, for which Sea Tel approval is required.
Required for: GVF Marine Satcom Professional Sea Tel IMA Specialist Certification
Pre-requisites: GVF 503E (mandatory)
Format: Online, self-paced, interactive.
Areas: Marine Satcom
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GVF503G: Gilat SkyEdge II VSAT Installation and Maintenance V M Included
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Course title: GVF503G: Gilat SkyEdge II VSAT Installation and Maintenance
Full Description: Factory-authorized training in the detailed knowledge and skills required for installation of Gilat SkyEdge II VSAT terminals.
Required for: GVF Gilat SkyEdge II Specialist Satcom Professional Certification
Pre-requisites: GVF 510, 520, and 521 (rec)
Format: Online, self-paced, interactive.
Areas: Marine Satcom
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GVF503H: Hughes HN/HX Terminal Installation V M USD$780
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Course title: GVF503H: Hughes HN/HX Terminal Installation
Full Description: Factory-authorized training in the detailed knowledge and skills required for installation of Hughes HN and HX series VSAT terminals.
Required for: GVF Hughes Specialist Satcom Professional Certification
Pre-requisites: GVF 510, 520, and 521 (rec)
Format: Online, self-paced, interactive.
Areas: Marine Satcom
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GVF503T ed2 SpaceTrack 4000 Marine VSAT Installation and Maintenance M Included
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Course title: GVF503T ed2 SpaceTrack 4000 Marine VSAT Installation and Maintenance
Full Description: Learn key aspects of how to install, configure, and maintain a Harris CapRock Communications SpaceTrack 4000-series marine stabilized antenna system through this online, self-paced, 3-D animated, highly interactive, simulator-driven course. Topics covered include principles of vessel motion, stabilized antenna operations, and SpaceTrack terminal details including configuring and monitoring techniques. All equipment is explained, including the SpaceTrack gimbaled mount, antenna and RF components, control system components, and navigation system connections. Details on satellite acquisition and tracking, mount balance concepts, operating modes, performing site surveys, installation and assembly, commissioning, maintenance, and troubleshooting are covered in depth. VERY IMPORTANT: Every student must have approval from Harris CapRock before he/she can open the course. Approval is normally granted ONLY to students who are already on the Harris CapRock team or are already working with a specific SpaceTrack terminal. Apply for approval by emailing gvfsupport@satprof.com. Include your full name, organization, email, contact details, and explain why you wish to be enrolled in SpaceTrack training. Do not pay your tuition fee until you receive an approval confirmation email; if you are not approved, your fee can be refunded only as GVF tuition credit.
Required for: Marine Satcom Professional: SpaceTrack 4000 Specialist Certification
Pre-requisites: GVF 561, 562T, 520 (rec)
Format: Online, self-paced, interactive.
Areas: Marine Satcom
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GVF503i Ed. 2: iDirect Installation and Maintenance V M Included
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Course title: GVF503i Ed. 2: iDirect Installation and Maintenance
Full Description: Factory-authorized training in the detailed knowledge and skills required for installation of iDirect remote VSAT terminals. Second edition: includes eVOLUTION series satellite routers and other new materials. Note: prior to entering the course, you must agree to Non-Disclosure Statement which is a legal agreement between you and iDirect Networks Inc.
Required for: GVF iDirect Specialist Satcom Professional Certification
Pre-requisites: GVF 510, 520, and 521 (rec)
Format: Online, self-paced, interactive.
Areas: Marine Satcom
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GVF505: RF and DC Theory for Satellite Systems V M B T E Included
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Course title: GVF505: RF and DC Theory for Satellite Systems
Full Description: Important theory and knowledge about DC and RF that all satellite technicians should have, including DC theory (Ohm's law, loop resistance, voltage drops), gains, losses, levels, and dB, cables and connectors (including VSWR, return loss, cable types, and connector attachment), and standard RF components, such as attenuators, amplifiers, splitters, couplers, taps, and power inserters, and grounding and discharge protection.
Required for: None
Pre-requisites: None
Format: Online, self-paced, interactive.
Areas: Engineering
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GVF506: Theory of Satellite TV Systems V M B T E Included
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Course title: GVF506: Theory of Satellite TV Systems
Full Description: Theory and knowledge important for all technicians and engineers involved with satellite television broadcast systems. The lessons cover digital TV transmission, microwaves and polarization, and receive systems.
Required for: None
Pre-requisites: None
Format: Online, self-paced, interactive.
Areas: Engineering
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GVF510 Ed2: Core Skills for VSAT Professionals V M T E Included
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Course title: GVF510 Ed2: Core Skills for VSAT Professionals
Full Description: Critical skills required for fixed VSAT professionals, focusing on accurate antenna alignment and prevention of major sources of uplink interference. Includes advanced interactive 3-D simulations. Second edition: updated, includes new cross-pol and other simulators. Languages: English, French, Spanish, Portuguese.Click to read more.
Required for: GVF Basic, Advanced, and all Specialist VSAT Professional Certifications
Pre-requisites: None
Format: Online, self-paced, interactive.
Areas: Engineering
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GVF514: VSAT Installation with Satmotion Pocket V M B T Included
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Course title: GVF514: VSAT Installation with Satmotion Pocket
Full Description: The Integrasys Satmotion Pocket system enables VSAT technicians to align cross-pol, calibrate P1dB, and perform other installation functions without requiring intervention from the Satellite Access Center. In this course, technicians learn how to correctly install, configure, and use the Satmotion Pocket system to prepare for, install, and commission a VSAT antenna.
Required for: None
Pre-requisites: GVF 510 (Ed 1 or 2) required.
Format: Online, self-paced, interactive.
Areas: Teleport/NOC/Operations centers
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GVF520: Satcom Fundamentals V M T E Included
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Course title: GVF520: Satcom Fundamentals
Full Description: Fundamental theory of VSAT communications for all VSAT technicians and engineers. Includes advanced interactive graphical simulations.
Required for: GVF Advanced and all Specialist Satcom Professional Certifications
Pre-requisites: GVF 510 (rec)
Format: Online, self-paced, interactive.
Areas: Engineering
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GVF521: Practical Technique for VSAT Professionals V T Included
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Course title: GVF521: Practical Technique for VSAT Professionals
Full Description: Covers the range of practical tips, techniques, and knowledge that fixed-VSAT field technicians and installers need to perform a high-quality, reliable installation job.
Required for: GVF Advanced and all Specialist Satcom Professional Certifications
Pre-requisites: GVF 510 and GVF 520 (rec)
Format: Online, self-paced, interactive.
Areas: Teleport/NOC/Operations centers
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GVF522: Spectrum Analyzer Theory V M B T E Included
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Course title: GVF522: Spectrum Analyzer Theory
Full Description: Essential concepts and skills for understand how spectrum analyzers display signals, typical instrument controls, and common satcom measurement techniques. In this course we will review essential theory of signals and their spectrums using interactive 3D time-frequency graphs, learn how a spectrum analyzer works with live animations, and discuss how to make typical measurements in satellite communications systems. We will be using a live, interactive spectrum analyzer simulator.
Required for: None
Pre-requisites: GVF 520 recommended
Format: Online, self-paced, interactive.
Areas: Engineering
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GVF523: Operating the Rohde and Schwarz FSH4 Spectrum Analyzer V M B T E Included
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Course title: GVF523: Operating the Rohde and Schwarz FSH4 Spectrum Analyzer
Full Description: The Rohde and Schwarz model FSH4 is an advanced, highly flexible, portable spectrum analyzer, designed for wireless, microwave, satellite, and other RF and microwave applications. In this course we will apply the general concepts of spectrum analysis from GVF 522 to the specifics of using the FSH4 for satellite applications. We will learn about using the FSH4 controls and display, discuss optimizing settings for best display of certain signal types, work through some practical examples, and discuss some of the FSH4's advanced features. The course includes numerous videos as well as a live, interactive functional simulator of the FSH4.
Required for: None
Pre-requisites: GVF 520 and GVF 522 recommended
Format: Online, self-paced, interactive.
Areas: Engineering
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GVF530: Core Skills for Mobile Satellite Terminal Operators B T E Included
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Course title: GVF530: Core Skills for Mobile Satellite Terminal Operators
Full Description: Even if your auto-point/auto-deploy satellite terminal is fully automatic, there are a few critical skills you need beyond simply pressing the green button! In this course you will learn how to use pointing angles (az and el) to decide where your antenna should be placed for a clear view to the satellite. You will also learn basic concepts and troubleshooting, such as the effect of rain, how to check your equipment, the importance of interference prevention, and how to tell if your equipment qualifies as GVF Type Approved.
Required for: Recommended as preparation for the EUI mobile/SNG/uplinker BAPO, GAPO, & BTO Certification exams.
Pre-requisites: None
Format: Online, self-paced, interactive.
Areas: Engineering
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More information: Brochure with course outline and learning objectives; Extended video tour of BTO/ATO certifications
GVF531: Access Procedure Skills B T E Included
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Course title: GVF531: Access Procedure Skills
Full Description: If your auto-point/auto-deploy antenna is not GVF Type Approved, there are some additional checks you need to make before you transmit; otherwise you could be unintentionally interfering with other users. In this course you will learn how to confirm that your antenna is accurately pointed and how to work with the satellite operator to carry out a cross-pol check.
Required for: Recommended as preparation for the EUI mobile/SNG/uplinker GAPO & BTO Certification exams.
Pre-requisites: GVF530 highly recommended
Format: Online, self-paced, interactive.
Areas: Engineering
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GVF532: Core Uplinking Skills B T E Included
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Course title: GVF532: Core Uplinking Skills
Full Description: In satellite news gathering (SNG) vans/trucks and in teleports, you're likely to find equipment with manual controls for antenna pointing, carrier setup, and monitoring. In this course you will learn all of the theory, knowledge, and skills required to pass the Basic Technical Operator (BTO) certification exam. In particular, you will learn how to use a spectrum analyzer to identify your correct satellite and to accurately point with the beam balance method. You will learn how to correctly pre-set polarization and then contact a Satellite Access Center to complete cross-pol alignment and carrier activation according to the Universal Access Procedure.
Required for: Recommended as preparation for the EUI mobile/SNG/uplinker BTO Certification exam.
Pre-requisites: GVF 530 and 531 highly recommended
Format: Online, interactive, with full simulations. Over 200 learning pages, requiring 10-15 hours of study.
Areas: Engineering
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GVF561: Fundamentals for Marine VSAT Operators M Included
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Course title: GVF561: Fundamentals for Marine VSAT Operators
Full Description: Necessary knowledge and skills for crew responsible for operating and monitoring a satellite terminal at sea. Covers satellite communications basics, antennas, interconnections to ship's navigation systems, problem solving, safety, regulatory and licensing questions, and comparing VSAT with other broadband marine services.
Required for: All GVF Marine Operator and Professional Certifications
Pre-requisites: None
Format: Online, self-paced, interactive.
Areas: Marine Satcom
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GVF562E: Operating the SeaTel Model '09 Series Marine VSAT M Included
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Course title: GVF562E: Operating the SeaTel Model '09 Series Marine VSAT
Full Description: Fundamental aspects of how to monitor, operate, and perform at-sea maintenance of a SeaTel 09 series marine VSAT terminal. Required for GVF Marine Satcom Operator: Sea Tel Specialist Certification.
Required for: Required for GVF Marine Satcom Operator: Sea Tel Specialist Certification
Pre-requisites: GVF 561 (rec)
Format: Online, self-paced, interactive.
Areas: Marine Satcom
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GVF562E-IMA: Operating the Sea Tel IMA Series Marine VSAT M Included
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Course title: GVF562E-IMA: Operating the Sea Tel IMA Series Marine VSAT
Full Description: Fundamental aspects of how to monitor, use, and perform at-sea maintenance on a SeaTel IMA series marine VSAT terminal, including the Series 12 and GX antennas.
Required for: Required for GVF Marine Satcom Operator: Sea Tel Specialist Certification
Pre-requisites: GVF 561 (rec)
Format: Online, self-paced, interactive.
Areas: Marine Satcom
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GVF562N Operating the Intellian v100 and Similar Terminals M Included
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Course title: GVF562N Operating the Intellian v100 and Similar Terminals
Full Description: Students learn general operation and at-sea maintenance and troubleshooting of the v60, v60G, v80G, v100 and v100GX (in Ku-band mode) systems, with the v100 used for detailed examples. General operation and problem solving concepts covered in the course also apply to the v240K, v240C, and v240M antennas.
Required for: GVF Marine Satcom Operator: Intellian Specialist Certification
Pre-requisites: GVF 561 (rec)
Format: Online, self-paced, interactive.
Areas: Marine Satcom
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GVF562T: Operating the SpaceTrack Marine VSAT M Included
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Course title: GVF562T: Operating the SpaceTrack Marine VSAT
Full Description: Fundamental aspects of how to monitor, operate, and perform at-sea maintenance of a SpaceTrack 4000 and 4000E series marine VSAT terminal.
Required for: GVF Marine Satcom Operator: SpaceTrack 4000 Specialist Certification
Pre-requisites: GVF 561 (rec)
Format: Online, self-paced, interactive.
Areas: Marine Satcom
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GVF811: Carrier ID Principles and Operation B T Included
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Course title: GVF811: Carrier ID Principles and Operation
Full Description: The satellite industry has been working hard to reduce the global effects of satellite interference. This course covers the background, technology, operation, and practical aspects of current Carrier Identification, one of the important tools for mitigating interference, with specific focus on DVB-CID principles and practical applications.
Required for: N/A
Pre-requisites: None
Format: Online, self-paced, interactive.
Areas: Teleport/NOC/Operations centers
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O3b732: O3b Advanced System Fundamentals V M S USD$150
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Course title: O3b732: O3b Advanced System Fundamentals
Full Description: This course covers, in detail, the operating principles of SES's O3b network, including O3b network configuration, satellite constellation, beam configuration and management, ground equipment, and network and system management. It is intended for O3b staff, selected customers, and other specially approved students only. Prior approval from SES is required for enrollment. VERY IMPORTANT: By agreement with SES, before GVF may grant access to online training course O3b 732, each student must be approved by SES. Approval is normally granted ONLY to students who are from existing SES customers, potential customers, service partner companies, SES employees, or current or potential SES contractors.

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CAUTION: If you are an SES employee you will automatically be approved for the course. If you are not an SES employee and are unsure if you will be approved by SES Networks for this course, we recommend you apply for approval and receive your confirmation email prior to paying your tuition fee; if you are not approved, your fee can be refunded only as GVF tuition credit.

Required for: N/A
Pre-requisites: CLR-O3bLevel2 (mandatory); O3b 731 & GVF 520 (recommended)
Format: Online, self-paced, interactive.
Areas: Satellite business, technology, markets, sales support
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O3b733: O3b Fixed Terminal Site Survey V USD$187.50
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Course title: O3b733: O3b Fixed Terminal Site Survey
Full Description: This course is required for field engineers who perform official O3b site surveys for fixed Tier 2 terminals. You will learn how to complete the site survey report form, prepare for the site visit, use the provided phone and Windows apps to identify antenna locations with clear line of sight to the O3b arc, qualify antenna arrangments,plan the IFL run, analyze the existing AC/mains power system,document data inferface points, select a location for the indoor equipment, and gather other necessary information.

VERY IMPORTANT: By agreement with SES, before GVF may grant access to online training course O3b 733, each student must be approved by SES. Approval is normally granted ONLY to students who are from existing SES customers, potential customers, service partner companies, SES employees, or current or potential SES contractors.

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CAUTION: If you are an SES employee you will automatically be approved for the course. If you are not an SES employee and are unsure if you will be approved by SES Networks for this course, we recommend you apply for approval and receive your confirmation email prior to paying your tuition fee; if you are not approved, your fee can be refunded only as GVF tuition credit.; if you are not approved, your fee can be refunded only as GVF tuition credit. The O3b733 smart phone and Windows apps will be valid for one year from your course enrollment date or as long as you have a valid subscription or site license.

Required for: N/A
Pre-requisites: CLR-O3bLevel1 (mandatory); O3b 731 & GVF 520 (recommended)
Format: Online, self-paced, interactive.
Areas: Fixed VSAT
Subscription: Not Included, click to order
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SES731: Introduction to SES Networks V M S Included
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Course title: SES731: Introduction to SES Networks
Full Description: This course presents an introduction to SES Networks as a company, the services it provides, and how its network operates, with a focus on the fleet of O3b MEO satellites. With a high-level overview, this course is intended for SES Networks staff, customers, customer prospects, and the satellite communications industry.
Required for: N/A
Pre-requisites: None
Format: Online, self-paced, interactive.
Areas: Satellite business, technology, markets, sales support
Subscription: Included, click to subscribe
More information: Course details; Video tour; O3b training program overview