SCTE Chapter Technical Training

Lake Michigan Chapter Grounding/Bonding/Optical Passives/Mux

February 19, 2020

Soaring Eagle Casino And Resort
6800 Soaring Eagle Blvd
Mount Pleasant, MI 48858

AM Speaker

Deane Olmsted, Amphenol Broadband Solutions, Training and Development Manager

Overview of Deane’s presentation

  • Reasons why we bond and ground
  • What can happen if we do not?
  • Proper ways to bond and ground
  • How to test if it is correct and doing its job
  • Electrical safety on the drop
  • Why there is or should be a small amount of current on a properly bonded drop
  • How to measure it
  • How to properly use your personal protective equipment
  • How to safely deal with it
  • Causes of cable energization and what to look for
  • In the end I electrocute and hotdog and a pickle to show the effects voltage has on the human body

PM Speaker

Steve Bristol, Charter Communications, ISP Engineer III

Overview of Steve’s presentation

  • Covering WDM Technologies
  • Overviewing the process of Muxing
  • Going over Optical Passives

Date: February 19th 2020

Time: 9 AM - 3 PM

Location: Soaring Eagle Casino, 6800 Soaring Eagle Blvd, Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858