Broadband Distribution Specialist Course

Broadband Distribution Specialist Training focuses on the RF distribution of signals from the optical node to the distribution tap, including:

  • Safety and Construction—personal protective equipment, ladders, pole climbing, equipment and vehicle operation
  • System Architectures—design principles, mapping the broadband access network and HFC architectures
  • Distribution Components—actives, passives, amplifiers and coaxial cable characteristics
  • Signal Types—analog, digital, modulation schemes, frequency spectrum and impairments
  • Maintenance and Troubleshooting—sweeping, FCC requirements, signal impairments, return path, test equipment, status monitoring and troubleshooting techniques

Audience:  The course helps participants prepare to earn the SCTE Broadband Distribution Specialist (BDS) certification, a nationally recognized certification for individuals interested in working in the cable telecommunications industry for a cable provider or contractor.

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