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Course on Engineering Fundamentals for Broadcasters

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  • 2021-09-08 to 2021-10-14

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Course on Engineering Fundamentals for Broadcasters

2021-09-08 to 2021-10-14
September 29, 2021

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Course on Engineering Fundamentals for Broadcasters

2021-09-08 to 2021-10-14
September 29, 2021

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Technical Department

Event details

  • 2021-09-08 to 2021-10-14

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Book your tickets

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Course on Engineering Fundamentals for Broadcasters

2021-09-08 to 2021-10-14
September 29, 2021

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Course on Engineering Fundamentals for Broadcasters

2021-09-08 to 2021-10-14
September 29, 2021

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We are pleased to inform you that the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) Technology Department has been organising a multi-level training course on Engineering Fundamentals for Broadcasters from 26 July 2021 onwards.

The course aims to provide basic engineering fundamentals for broadcast engineers and technicians who are at the beginning of their careers. It focuses on fundamentals of audio, video, IT and communication systems, engineering techniques and applications. It will also facilitate participants to learn about broadcast operations, and current trends & advancements in broadcast technologies. The knowledge gained will help participants to build confidence in operating in an evolving media value chain at their workplace. The course is prepared as multi-level. And after successfully completing all levels, a course completion certificate will be issued to participants.

INVITATION

We are delighted to invite you and your organisation to join this training course.

The content of the course is designed for an audience from ABU Members only and includes Technicians, Engineers and Managers working with Radio and TV Broadcasters or with the media industry specifically in the engineering/technical field .

Enrollment is by nomination only. Please contact the appointed technical liaison officer to the ABU from your organization for nomination soon as there are limited places available.

COURSE CONTENTS 

Level-1 Contents
Module-1.1 Video Basics

This module will be an introduction to cover visual basics and capturing light as a video signal.

1.1a Human Visual System
1.1b Colour Perception, Light Basics
1.1c Global Picture Controls
1.1d TV System Designing Issues
1.1e Monochrome Signals
1.1f SDTV basics
1.1g Colour Video Signal Formats
1.1h Analog to Digital Conversion
1.1i Colour Sampling and Sub-sampling
 
Module-1.2 Audio Basics

This module will be an introduction to cover sound basics and capturing sound as an audio signal.

1.2a Human sound perception.
1.2b Sound fundamentals.
1.2c Microphones.
1.2d Speakers.
1.2e Acoustics basics for broadcasters.
Live QnA session for modules- 1.1 & 1.2
Evaluation for modules- 1.1 & 1.2  ( After QnA )
 
Module-1.3 Digital video and Audio

This module will cover digital signal basics and analogue to digital conversion.

1.3a Digital and analogue signals.
1.3b Conversion, ADC & DAC.
1.3c Digital video.
1.3d Digital timing and synchronisation.
1.3e Serial Digital Interface (SDI)
1.3f Digital audio.
1.3g AES Standards.
Live QnA session for module-1.3
Evaluation for module -1.3 ( After QnA )
 
Module-1.4 Analog Communication Fundamentals

This module will cover main concepts of analogue transmission.

1.4a Communication fundamentals.
1.4b Rf fundamentals and modulation.
1.4c Antennas and propagation.
1.4d AM, FM, PM.
 
Module-1.5 Digital Communication Fundamentals

This module will be a continuum of module-1.4, to cover main concepts of digital transmission.

1.5a Digital transmission fundamentals for broadcasters
1.5b ASK, FSK, PSK, QAM.
1.5c Source & channel coding techniques.
Live QnA session for module-1.4 & 1.5
Evaluation for modules 1.4 & 1.5 ( After QnA )
 
Module-1.6 Signals & Mediums

This module will cover main concepts of transmission mediums, including fibre-optics.

1.6a Applications of transmission technology in different media.
1.6b Guided & unguided media.
1.6c Types of media.
1.6d Basics of optical transmission.
1.6e Different types of OFC.
1.6f Design of optical link.
1.6g Use of OFC in broadcasting.
Live QnA session for module-1.6
Evaluation for module -1.6 ( After QnA )
 
Module-1.7 Satellite Communications Fundamentals

This module will cover main concepts of Satellite Communications.

1.7a Satellite communication fundamentals.
1.7b Satellite communication frequency bands.
1.7c Satellite’s footprint.
1.7d Satellite orbits.
1.7e The space segment & the Earth segment.
1.7f Transponders.
1.7g Satellite antennas.
1.7h Multiple access techniques.
Live QnA session for module-1.7
Evaluation for module -1.7 ( After QnA )
 
Module-1.8 Networking & IT Basics

This module will cover basic concepts of networking & IT.

1.8a IT & Networking fundamentals.
1.8b OSI and TCP-IP models.
1.8c IP Addressing.
1.8d WAN, LAN and Network topologies.
1.8e TCP/IP troubleshooting utilities.
1.8f Network equipment (Switches, Routers, Servers, etc).
1.8g Network security.
1.8h Storage systems.
1.8i Cloud basics.
Live QnA session for module-1.8
Evaluation for module -1.8 ( After QnA )
 
Module-1.9 Signal Measurement and Quality Analysis

This module will focus all kind of signal measurement fundamentals for broadcasters.

1.9a Baseband signal measurement & quality analysis (analogue / digital)
Live QnA session for module-1.9
Evaluation for module -1.9 ( After QnA )
 
Module-1.10 Overall Broadcast Chain

This module planned to give an overall perspective and insight for all previous modules, as how to handle their combination as a one living body, in real radio studios, TV studios, and OB Vans.

1.10a Broadcast signal chain (from camera/microphone to audience)
1.10b Overview of equipment used in studios
1.10c Electrical power basics, safety considerations.
1.10d HVAC basics.
Live QnA session for module-1.10
Evaluation for module -1.10 ( After QnA )
 
Summary & Answers

Participation is free of charge.

We look forward to your active participation in the multi-level course.

EVENT DATES & DURATION
08 September 2021- 5 Weeks ( LEVEL-1 Second Batch)

REGISTRATION

By Nomination  ( ABU Members only)

VENUE
Online

HOSTED BY
Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union

CONTACT
veysel@abu.org.my

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Course Schedule as of 06 September