Jones/NCTI has updated two more courses that are part of its Master Technician Certification series.
>>The Service Technician Course provides broadband technicians with invaluable information on the distribution system, including lessons on actives and passives, the fundamentals of cable powering, basic test equipment operation, signal leakage measurements, hard-line coaxial cable/connectorization, amplifiers and powering. This course also teaches all the necessary A.C. electronic theory and application needed to conduct technical duties at this level. Fiber optics, fiber networks and fiber to the home topologies are also covered.
>> System Technician is an indispensable guide for the field technician on how to activate, test and troubleshoot the RF distribution system. It covers RF amplifier theory of operation and setup procedures and introduces troubleshooting techniques for power supplies and amplifiers. It also clearly presents the FCC Technical Standards testing requirements and procedures and the NCTA Recommended Practices for system measurements, system sweeping and testing, signal leakage analysis and spectrum analyzer basics and measurements.
—More info: www.jonesncti.com