Participants for this level must meet and be
certified in all of the requirements for Small Dish
Installer and Multiple Satellite Dish Installer,
plus those outlined in the following steps below. A
higher level of skill and experience is also
expected with this level.
objective is to be able to design systems using
either L-band or SMATV in
commercial settings such as bars, restaurants or
Multiple Dwelling Units (MDU). The
participant should be able to:
Read and interpret local and national codes relating
to the installation of satellite systems.
Correctly select equipment and programming that will
comply with all of the applicable codes,
regulations, and licensing.
Calculate and measure
system loss and amplification throughout the entire
distribution system in order to ensure adequate
signal at every drop.
Understand the concepts of a head end system
including modulation, amplification, and
Analyze system design, including system
architecture, for correct
installation techniques and procedures.
objective is to be able to review installation plans
for good design and performance. The participant should
be able to:
Review system design for compliance with all NEC and
local codes and regulations.
Analyze installation designs and determine if
objectives will be met.
Make suggestions for improvements that will increase
customer satisfaction and system reliability.
Confirm site survey meets requirements for
objective is to be able to solve problems related to
installation and equipment. The participant should be
Troubleshoot problems related to improper
installation and/or equipment malfunction.
Understand the functions of all of the components in
Use test equipment to determine the nature of a
problem and then propose an acceptable solution.
Expediently correct problems to originate or restore
satisfactory system performance.
Serve as a mentor to new non-certified
Supervise, assist, and approve installations
done by non-certified installers.
Demonstrate the correct methods for performing
all tasks related to installation.
Emphasize safety procedures.
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complete information on the program, contact the
Education Department at
Satellite Broadcasting and Communications
1730 M St.
Washington, DC 20036