SCTE Chapter Technical Training

North Jersey Chapter Fiber Optic Basics Seminar

February 3, 2016

Holiday Inn- Clark
36 Valley Rd
Clark, NJ 07066

Fiber Optic Basics – Technology, Best Practices, and PON Design Place: Holiday Inn – 36 Valley Road Clark, NJ 07066Fee: $30.00 / Members or $40.00 / Non-MembersAGENDA9:00 – 9:30 AM Registration – Breakfast Provided9:30 – 11:00 AM Bob Razem – Corning Optical CommunicationsDescription Fiber Optic Technology & its role in the Information Revolution What is Fiber Optics? How does Optical Fiber work? How do you make Optical Fiber? (with short video) The Future of Fiber Optics 11:00 – 11:15 AM Break11:15 – 12:30 PM Lee Kellett – Light Brigade Description Fiber testing basics and best practices Testing basics – tools/equipment needed Installation verification vs. troubleshooting testing Cleaning and Inspection – how and why Optical Loss Testing OTDRs Other handy tools – OFIs, VFLs 12:30 – 1:15 PM Lunch Break – Lunch Provided1:15 – 2:30 PM Lee Kellett – Light BrigadeDescription Basic network design for PON (Passive Optical Networks) Network design considerations for PON Component options – cables, connectors, hardware, splitters Transmitter and Receiver options overview Loss budgets – calculations and general rules 2:30 – 3:30 PM Q&A Session