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September 10, 2009

Registration is Now Available for NAB's Satellite Uplink Operators Training Seminar

WASHINGTON, DC -- NAB announced today that registration is now open for their annual Satellite Uplink Operators Training Seminar. Held at NAB headquarters Monday, October 5 - Thursday, October 8, the Seminar will provide instruction on how to comply with FCC satellite regulations through formal training on the technical and operational practices that ensure safe, interference-free satellite transmissions.

The Seminar will be led by renowned telecommunications expert Sidney Skjei of Skjei Telecom. With more than 20 years of experience in engineering and developing telecommunications products and services, Skjei is knowledgeable in all major satellite communications market areas. Under his instruction, Seminar participants will receive the following instruction:

  • Information on the theory of satellite communications and all operational aspects of the ground equipment for uplink and downlink facilities
  • Hands-on training in a satellite newsgathering truck
  • A half-day field trip to a major satellite television uplink center

For nearly 20 years, NAB has trained more than 550 engineers and technicians from radio and television stations, universities and satellite services. For registration and additional information, contact Cheryl Coleridge at 202-429-5346 or click here.

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