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This 2-day course is designed to offer advanced training to anyone involved with the testing and maintenance of fiber optics networks. Participants gain the knowledge and skills needed to use the overall spectrum of testing and maintenance of singlemode fiber optics networks and gain a detailed overview and of the various pieces of equipment used in testing and maintenance. Topics include a detailed study of ANSI/TIA/EIA-526-(7)A, OTDR fundamentals and uses, OTDR vs. Insertion Loss Testing, Return Loss Testing, and Attenuation testing using the power source and light meter. Upon successful completion of this course, participants are able to effectively and efficiently identify fiber network defects and provide quality assurance procedures to minimize or eliminate future network outages. Prerequisite: Participants must have successfully passed the basic CFOT course within the preceding 12 months or have renewed their FOA membership within that time frame prior to attending this course.
Location: Fort Omaha Campus, Building 24, Room 204; Click here for map.
Dates and Time: May 2, 2019 - May 3, 2019, Thursday and Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Instructor: Steve Hudson