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32nd Satellite Communications Systems Course

25 - 28 September 2017 | IET London: Savoy Place

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Now in its 32nd successful year, IET SATCOMS provides up to date technical training for technicians, engineers, students and business professionals.

The industry-standard programme is designed to present in-depth treatment of technical topics within the context of a comprehensive overview of satellite communications and applications.

Experienced presenters deliver valuable insight into both principles and practice of satcoms, with each session presented by a leading expert in their field, drawn from across industry, government and academia. The lecture sessions are complemented by a choice of industry-focussed project exercises undertaken in groups during the week.

IET Satcoms continues to offer the most thorough technical groundings in satellite communications engineering available in the market. Early Bird rates are available, so secure your place now!


Course Chairman

David Bookham (photo)  

David Bookham CEng MIET

David is a professional engineer with 40 years’ experience in RF and Microwave communications system design and satellite communications.

He has travelled internationally, undertaking Earth Station Design, Commissioning and Training, has written almost 70 training courses and has spoken at international conferences. David is a GVF examiner and a Managing Director of BDE Space.

IET SSA TPN Networking Event - 27 Sept 2017

We invite all delegates of the course to a special networking evening hosted by the IET Satellite Systems and Applications Technical Professional Network (IET SSA TPN).

Featuring a high-profile guest speaker, the event will provide an excellent opportunity to learn how you could engage in the Network’s activities.

IET SSA TPN is a technical community focussing on furthering the knowledge and understanding of satellites, space vehicles and earth stations used in communications, navigation, earth observation and remote sensing.


Supported by


Member - £1700

Non-member - from £1850

Student / retired- £1000

Government / military - £1250