Marine VSAT, TVRO and satellite television training

Course Content

  • Satellite communications: a brief history
  • Basic satellite communications theory
  • Hardware overview of marine VSAT antennas
  • Targeting and tracking satellites
  • Antenna Control Unit Operation
  • Modem and software operation
  • Satellite television theory
  • Footprints and finding channels
  • TV signal distribution throughout the vessel
  • Configuring common Sat TV receivers
  • Analysing signals with a spectrum analyser
  • Common maintenance and admin tasks
  • Common troubleshooting exercises

Includes new operator certification from Intellian!

Spectrum : VSAT and Satellite Television Training for Crew

This VSAT and Satellite TV training course covers a broad range of subjects.  The class is ideal for crew on-board all sizes of yachts, passenger vessels and offshore installations.

our focus is to deliver an overview of the most common tasks and knowledge.  We’ve also selected some of the most common equipment there is, such as Intellian and Seatel systems.  Furthermore, although the class is not brand specific, our training exclusively includes official Intellian Operator certification.

However, unlike other courses, we don’t just cover the VSAT and TVRO equipment itself.  Because on-board a yacht or passenger vessel, more than that is required.  You also need good knowledge and experience with satellite television.  So we’ll teach you SAT TV from start to finish.  Hands on.  No other training course offers you all this.

Experienced industry-expert tutors will begin by teaching you the basic theory.  After this, you’ll be shown common operation and maintenance tasks.  We strongly believe in learning by doing.  Accordingly, we’ll give you assignments to complete to prove yourself.  We’ll also recreate some commonly encountered problems for you to resolve.  Perhaps we’ll throw you a curve ball, just like a yacht guest might!

Easy to Access

This class runs from our new academy in the historic port city of Liverpool, UK.  You’ll be able to reach us easily via Liverpool and Manchester Airports.  These are just 25 and 45 minutes away respectively.  In addition, Liverpool is also just 2 hours to London by train.  This means we are easily accessible via all London airports are within easy reach too.

All About You!

Our company is independently owned and run.  We are also not affiliated with any related company, product or service. Our only focus is that you get the most out of your time training with us.  No hidden sales pitches.  No hidden agendas.

2018 Course Schedule

24/10/18 – 26/10/18   Liverpool, UK   £1,000   SOLD OUT

28/11/18 – 30/11/18   Liverpool, UK   £1,000

This unique training course is exactly what crew need to learn the basics of satellite communications.  The focus on VSAT and satellite television creates better operators onboard passenger vessels and private yachts.

Scott Molloy

Managing Director, Just ETOs Ltd

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I won’t bother sending you the feedback form for the satellite communications training course – I think it was perfect, so there’s nothing else to comment.

Liam O Tuairisg

Chief Engineer, 65 metre yacht