GVF-CERT-BTO: Basic Technical Operator Certification Exam

Course details

  • Certification and recertification exam for GVF Basic Technical Operator Certification.


Certification/recertification 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).

Format: online, self-paced. Includes limited knowledge exam and interactive skills test simulators.

This is the exam only. Training and review materials are NOT included. To prepare for this exam, courses GVF 530, GVF 531, and GVF 532 are highly recommended.

If your certification has expired, take this exam to recertify, which will extend your certification for three years.

GVF Training Member? Email gvfsupport@satprof.com to request free enrollment in this exam. Re-takes are free on request.

Not a GVF Training Member? Purchase this exam and email support to request one-time 30-day extension of the above courses, if previously enrolled. Re-take requires re-purchase of the exam.

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3 lessons
  1. Introduction. Using the screen.
  2. Written exam. Sample questions from Basic Auto Point Operator and General Auto Point Operator exams. Questions for Basic Technical Operator exam.
  3. Skills tests. Line Of Sight Skills Test. Find and Point Skills Test. Access Procedure Skills Test
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