Operation, maintenance, and performance tuning of the CPI NGC controller for fixed, motorized antenna applications.
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.
Audience:Earth station administrators who are responsible for the overall operation, maintenance and performance of NGC-controlled antenna systems. Techs and engineers who will be contininuing with higher level NGC training courses.
Prerequisites:Recommended: GVF 530+531+532. Required: ASC 701 + 702..
Delivery:Animated & interactive HTML/Flash, self-paced, on-line format. Requires Internet access while studying the course material. High speed access is preferred but is NOT required. Student's computer must have a current browser and the current version of the Adobe Flash player (free) installed.
Learn how to navigate the touch screen panel to access faults, view diagnostic screens, and completely configure your system.
Learn tracking basics, how to determine if the NGC system is tracking properly, and how to configure the system for your target satellites.
Learn about sidelobes and the correct way to point your antenna. Practice finding a satellite and pointing using the online simulator!