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32nd Satellite Communications Systems Course

25 - 28 September 2017 | IET London: Savoy Place

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The IET Satcoms 2017 course attracted a record number of attendees. Now in its 33rd 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.


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.

Who should attend?

  • Students and graduates with engineering/science backgrounds planning to work in satellite communications
  • Engineers and technicians looking to refresh or develop their knowledge of modern satellite communications technology
  • Government and military technologists requiring a wider overview of the satcom industry
  • Corporate PR, marketing and sales staff requiring a deeper understanding of satellite communications technology

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