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Course on Engineering Fundamentals for Broadcasters

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  • 2021-07-26 to 2021-08-22

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Course on Engineering Fundamentals for Broadcasters

2021-07-26 to 2021-08-22
July 26, 2021

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Course on Engineering Fundamentals for Broadcasters

2021-07-26 to 2021-08-22
July 26, 2021

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Technical Department

Event details

  • 2021-07-26 to 2021-08-22

Contact event manager

1 2 3 4

Book your tickets

Thank you Kindly

Course on Engineering Fundamentals for Broadcasters

2021-07-26 to 2021-08-22
July 26, 2021

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Course on Engineering Fundamentals for Broadcasters

2021-07-26 to 2021-08-22
July 26, 2021

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We are pleased to inform you that the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) Technology Department is organising a multi-level training course on Engineering Fundamentals for Broadcasters to be held 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

Date Level-1 Contents
26th July, Monday

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

 
27th July, Tuesday

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.

28th July, Wednesday Free time
29th July, Thursday

Live QnA session for modules- 1.1 & 1.2

Evaluation for modules- 1.1 & 1.2  ( After QnA )

 
30th July, Friday

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.

31st July, Saturday Free time
1st August, Sunday Free time
2nd August, Monday

Live QnA session for module-1.3

Evaluation for module -1.3 ( After QnA )

   
3rd August, Tuesday

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.

 
4th August, Wednesday

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.

5th August, Thursday Free time
6th August, Friday

Live QnA session for module-1.4 & 1.5

Evaluation for modules 1.4 & 1.5 ( After QnA )

 
7th August, Saturday

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.

8th August, Sunday Free time
9th August, Monday

Live QnA session for module-1.6

Evaluation for module -1.6 ( After QnA )

 
10th August, Tuesday

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.

11th August, Wednesday Free time
12th August, Thursday

Live QnA session for module-1.7

Evaluation for module -1.7 ( After QnA )

 
13th August, Friday

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.

14th August, Saturday Free time
15th August, Sunday Free time
16th August, Monday

Live QnA session for module-1.8

Evaluation for module -1.8 ( After QnA )

 
17th August, Tuesday

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)

18th August, Wednesday

Live QnA session for module-1.9

Evaluation for module -1.9 ( After QnA )

 
19th August, Thursday

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.

20th August, Friday

Live QnA session for module-1.10

Evaluation for module -1.10 ( After QnA )

 
21st August, Saturday Free time
22nd August, Sunday Free time
23rd August, Monday

Summary & Answers

Participation is free of charge.

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

EVENT DATES & DURATION
From 26 July 2021 up to 4 Weeks ( LEVEL-1)

REGISTRATION

By Nomination  ( ABU Members only)

VENUE
Online

HOSTED BY
Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union

CONTACT
veysel@abu.org.my

DOWNLOADS

Course Schedule as of 27 July