Conference: March 27-31, 2017
Exhibits: March 29-30, 2017

Las Vegas Convention Center
Las Vegas, NV

In Partnership With

General Communications Technician Training, Level 1

  • Tuesday, 03/28/2017: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Room: S201
  • Session Number:  GCT1

Description

This is a multi-day course that takes place Monday and Tuesday.

Conducted by ATRG Technical Services, the General Communications Techician - Level 1 certification program introduces the attendee to basic elements of various communications concepts and technologies. This includes basic electronics, fundamentals of radio, tools, test equipment, power systems, cabling and installations, environmental systems, antennas, transmission lines, operating principles and details on radios and radio systems, serial data and IP networks, basics of fiber optic lines and systems, telephony, satellite communications, physical plant considerations, site procedures and safety practices. LMR communications, satellite, telephone, data, and computer technologies used in incident response and planned events.


General Communications Technician - Level 1 Training technicians on the practices and procedures common to radio communication technicians. This course will help communications technicians work within the Incident Command System (ICS) organizational structure. It is intended beginning technician or anyone that needs a technical understanding of communications systems. This course is ideal for federal, state, local, and tribal emergency response professionals and oordination/support personnel with communications backgrounds. Individuals who are responsible for managing a Strategic Technology Reserve (radio cache, mobile communications vehicle, or other deployable communications assets) are encouraged to attend. GCT1 is modeled after communication systems basics and expands on the US Department of Homeland Security's Communications Technician program. These areas include: basic electronics, fundamentals of radio, tools, test equipment, power systems, cabling and installations, environmental systems, antennas, transmission lines, towers, operating principles and details on radios and radio systems, serial data and IP networks, basics of fiber optic lines and systems, telephony, satellite communications, physical plant considerations, site procedures and safety practices.

Course Cost: $699 (through 2/23); $799 (2/24 – 3/31)

Certification: ETA International General Communications Technician Level 1

Certification Cost: included in the price of the workshop


    Speakers

    Merle Taylor

    Trainer
    Dover Telecommunication Services
    Instructor(s)

    Rob Walker CET

    Owner
    Walker & Associates
    Instructor(s)