SCTE Chapter Technical Training

Great Valleys Chapter Digital Troubleshooting Seminar

October 20, 2016

Shentel Radford Training Room
7450 Lee Highway
Radford, VA

Great Valleys Chapter Digital Troubleshooting and Best Practices Technical Session Topics: Troubleshooting a Digital Plant This session will provide an overview of cable digital leakage and the associated challenges it brings to MSOs. It will also cover available solution options and the work that is currently being done in the industry to define good measurement practices. Topics will include: Analog vs. Digital Leakage LTE interference issuesFrequency differencesSolution optionsSCTE Standards workPresented February, 2013, by Ken Couch, Director of Marketing, ComSonics 15 minute break Return Path Troubleshooting The return path of the HFC network is subject to a variety of problems, from impulse noise and ingress to microreflections and group delay. This webinar will cover troubleshooting methods using return path monitoring systems and field instruments to find and fix problems in the plant and in the home network as quickly and efficiently as possible. Presented September, 2014, by Al Silva, Product Application Engineer, Dan Chappell, Systems Engineer and Al Ruth, Product Line Manager, JDSU 15 minute break Modern Upstream Best Practices This webinar covers techniques to optimize your upstream capacity, including how to use S-CDMA modulation below 20 MHz, how to enable 256 QAM operation, and how to understand end-to-end system concepts such as long loop automatic level control (ALC) in optimizing upstream laser margin for maximum capacity. June, 2011 1hr Lunch (Lunch is not provided for this session.) Open session and hands on in training room: system balancing/trouble shooting Registration: Please RSVP to the following email by October 19, 2016 Allan ClausenManager, Field Operations, Shentel Cable Location:Shentel Radford Training Room7450 Lee Highway, Radford, VA