ITSO, ITU & AFRALTI Satellite Communications Training Workshop, 8th-12th August 2016, Nairobi, Kenya

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Satellite Communications Training Workshop at AFRALTI on 8th to 12th August 2016


On behalf of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), we would like to invite your organization to participate in a face-to-face training on “Satellite Communications” for English Speaking Countries in Africa, to be held in Nairobi, Kenya from 8th to 12th August 2016. The training will be hosted by the African Advanced Level Telecommunications Institute (AFRALTI).

The training is part of the capacity building partnership entered into between the ITU and the International Telecommunications Satellite Organization (ITSO) for delivery of Satellite Communications training. This training will be facilitated by two experts with extensive experience is satellite communications.

This training is addressed to Regulators,Broadcasters and Operators in the telecommunication sector. It covers a wide range of issues related to Satellite Communications and Regulatory issues, including the role of regional and international satellite communications organizations. It will  be delivered in English.

The following topics will be addressed:

– Basics of satellite communications
– Policy and regulatory guidelines for satellite services
– Network planning and link budget analysis
– VSAT installation and maintenance
– VSAT equipment and bandwidth procurement

If you wish to participate in this training, please complete the attached registration form and return it no later than 30th July 2016 by email to the contact persons indicated in the form.

Please note there is no attendance fee charged to participate in this training. However, participants are responsible for their travel, accommodation and related expenses in Nairobi, Kenya.

We recommend participants coming outside Kenya to book with us for their accommodation, we offer affordable accommodation – more details please visit – AFRALTI Guest House.

Training Programme

Updated Information Note for participants

Invitation Letter for participants

 Selected group pictures


Course materials

Day 1

Basics of Satellite Communications

Day 1-1 Overview

Day 1-2 Regulatory Framework

Day 1-3 Space FSS ans BSS Plans

Day 1-4 nonplanned

Day 2

Policy and Regulatory Guidelines for Satellite Service

Network Planning and Link Budget Analysis Part 1

Day 2-1 BR Software and Database

Day 2-2 BR IFIC and Preface

Day 2-3 Coordination_Earth_Stations

Day 3

Link Budget Analysis-Additional content

Network Planning and Introduction to Link Budget Analysis- part 1 and 2

Day 3-1 Capture Validation Submission Earth Station

Day 3-1 Ap7_Contour Diagram

Day 3-1 Exercise to Capture Earth Station

Day 4

VSAT Installation and Maintenance

Day 4-1 Receivability

Day 4-2 Submission of Comments using SpaceCom

Day 4-3 Submission of comments using SpaceCom for API-B

Day 5

VSAT and Bandwidth Procurement

Day 5-1 Preparations for WRC-19

Day 5-2 WRC-15 Outcomes


Related information

Spectrum Management Training Programme (SMTP)