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5 days
2,250 GBP excl. VAT
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The satellite industry is constantly affected by changes in technology, regulations and investments. In recent years, there has been a major shift from the massive and costly hundred million-dollar traditional satellites to the more cost effective Smallsats. Moreover; almost 126 satellites were launched in 2018 resulting in a 53% rise in launches in the last 5 years. With so many developments happening in the industry, it is important to stay ahead of the game!

IET’s SATCOMS course programme presents a comprehensive overview of satellite communication technology and applications, so participants can learn practical skills required for design engineers

Join us as we explore the fundamentals of link budgets; spacecraft and earth hardware design & engineering including. antennas; payload and earth station engineering; networks and system design, current commercial and military use as well as likely future trends. The course also features a choice of industry-focussed project exercises that offer the most thorough technical groundings in satellite communications engineering available in the market.

Suitability - Who should attend?

  • Engineers and technicians looking to develop their knowledge and to gain expertise in the modern satellite communications technology
  • Government and military technologists requiring a wider overview of the satcom industry
  • Students and graduates with engineering and science backgrounds planning their career in satellite communications
  • Corporate, PR, marketing and sales staff requiring a better understanding of satellite communications technology

Training Course Content

5 days of intense learning, including:

  • 5 specialised modules giving an 'end-to-end' overview of the sector
  • Networking opportunities with key influencers and decision makers
  • Understand the commercial and technical aspects of satellite communications
  • Unparalleled line-up of speakers and expert advisors
  • Exclusive tour of the Inmarsat Satellite Control Centre

Why choose The Institution of Engineering and Technology - IET

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  • Member: £1999
  • Non-member: £2250
  • Student: £1000
  • Military/Government: £1250

One-day module rate:

  • Member: £400
  • Non-member: £450
  • Student: £250
  • Military/Government: £350

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The Institution of Engineering and Technology -IET

The Institution of Engineering and Technology

The IET provides world-class training for engineers at all career stages.  From soft skills and professional development courses to technical subjects across multiple industry areas, we have the course that you need. At this unprecedented time, distance and e-learning has...

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