Satellite Communication Training Courses

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RF, Microwave and Wireless Training Courses

CommTech teamed up with Eastronics and Rohde & Schwarz to collaborate in delivering RF, Microwave and Wireless training courses to the Hi-Tech and the Defense Industries in Israel.


Satellite Communication


Leading technical experts from industry and academia with many years of experience.

Demonstrations using modern RF and microwave test and measurement instruments to help reinforce the concepts introduced.

Presenting solid fundamental background as well as state of the art topics needed to accelerate your career

Instruction is focused on teaching practical, relevant and up-to-date technical skills and knowledge that can be immediately applied in the workplace

From strong leading companies

Low cost ensuring Return On Investment

Course Overview

The course duration is 50 academic hours and will be delivered over 10 meetings of 5 academic hours each
This is a comprehensive and intensive course. (see the course syllabus)
The course, is presented by leading technical experts from industry and academia with many years of experience. (see Lecturers)
  • Dr. Arieh Richman Co-Founder of Shiron Satellite (acquired by Elbit) and served as the Chief Scientist of the company, currently serving as Chief Scientist at Ayecka Communication. Arie was granted the Israel Defense Prize and has been providing courses in satellite communication for more than 15 years.
  • Oded Feder – Oded brings over 20 years of experience in satellite communications. For many years he was a consultant at Israeli leading companies such as IAI, Ministry of Communications, The second television authority, Spacecom, ELTA, and more. Oded has been teaching satellite communication courses for 20 years
About the course
Satellite communication is currently a major part of the international communications of all countries and is used mainly for the transmission of digital signals, telephony, video and mobile telephony signals worldwide.
The technologies of microwave, RF, servo, digital communication, error correction and control systems come together to sustain the field of satellite communications.
In this course there is a special emphasis on practical experience and practical solutions to current issues in digital communications via satellites.
The course provides general knowledge of the field and engineering tools for those involved in the subject.
The course covers:
Introduction to satellite communication systems, Satellite Routes, the satellite link, Link budget, Multiplexing and access modulation, Multiplexing and access modulation, Ground stations, Coordination and registration of satellites, Management and operation of satellite systems, Modern satellite communication standards, LEO communication satellites



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RF and Microwave Measurements

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Lab tests:

  • Power measurements by several detectors (incl. peak, ave. and RMS)
  • Sensitivity measurements (for QAM and Pulse signals) with averaging (using varying BV and screens averaging)
  • Phase noise measurement of a frequency source
  • Measurement of NF (of an amplifier and SSBNF of a mixer)
  • Peak-to-Average measurement (PAPR)
  • Measurement of third-order intercept point (IP3) and SFDR
Spectrum Analyzer

Lab tests:

  • Basic calibration
  • Improved calibration (suitable for reject band of filters)
  • Measurement of BPF (S-parameters, Phase and delay response)
  • Measurement of an Amplifier (AM/AM, AM/PM, 1dB comp., Harmonics)
  • Measurement of load mismatch, and perform Single-Stub matching
Vector Network Analyzer-VNA

Lab tests:

  • Perform a broadband calibration (de-embedding)
  • EVM tests
  • Measurement of I-Q imbalance and IR (image-rejection)
  • BER measurement
  • Measurement PAPR of a detailed-QAM-constellation
  • Measurement of BW and ACPR
  • Measurement of emission mask-compliance for a WCDMA signal without and with an amplifier
Vector Signal Analyzer-VSA

Microwave and RF design using Simulation software. Session conducted in a fully equipped computer class and includes practical hands on practicing

Computers Class

A series of thorough and broad hands-on tests accomplished with advanced state-of-the-art laboratory equipment

Lab Class

Spacious classroom, Well equipped, Pleasant atmosphere. Coffee and refreshments , Easy access location, Free parking

Frontal Class

Comprehensive and intensive syllabus, advanced learning materials and experienced lecturers means

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CommTech’s lecturers are not only communications professionals but also accomplished instructors, they bring unparalleled expertise and industry experience, combined with exceptional academic excellence.

This is the greatest factor distinguishing CommTech from other training companies.

Arie Reichman Ph.D.

Dr. Reichman is an expert in Wireless and Satellite Communication, and an experienced lecturer. He served as Adjunct Professor at the Tel-Aviv and Bar-Ilan universities and is currently serving as a Senior Lecturer at the Rupin Academic Center.
Dr. Reichman was the manager of the TAU Advance Communication Center, and Co-founder of Shiron Satellite Communication Ltd, and served as the CTO of the company. He also served as Chief Scientist, headed the R&D Dept at the Tadiran Communications Group and held senior positions in various CSO Israeli consortiums: Digital Communications, Software Radio and REMON, 4G Wireless Communications.
Arie was granted the Israel Defense Prize and is a senior member of the IEEE.
Dr. Reichman earned his Ph.D. from the University of Southern California and B.Sc. (summa cum laude) and M.Sc. from the Technion – The Israel Institute of Technology.

Oded Feder

Mr. Oded Feder has over 20 years of experience in the fields of satellite communications and digital broadcasting technologies.
For the last 8 years he is a private consultant for many Israeli leading companies as IAI, Ministry of Communications, The second television authority, Mekorot, Spacecom, ELTA, etc.
Oded is a well known lecturer in the field of Satellite Communications. He served as CEO and Board Member of A.T. Communication Channels (ATCC). The Company provided engineering planning and consulting services in a variety of matters in the field of Satellite Communications. During this period Oded was personally highly involved in the following:
  • The shaping and design of the payload of the Israeli Satellite Amos1.
  • Performing International frequency coordination, on behalf of MOC and the satellite owners, of the satellites Amos1 and Amos2
  • Planning and design of the Transmission Plan of the satellite.
  • Planning and design of an IDF Hub Earth Station “Seventh Heaven” project. Performing satellite coverage tests for Telenor Norway.
  • Planning and performing In Orbit Tests (IOT) of Intelsat, LMI, and Amos 1 satellites for various service providers in Israel.
  • Performing Earth Station approval tests for granting access to the Eutelsat, Intelsat and Amos space segments.
Oded holds MBA Degree in Business Administration from the Tel Aviv University and B.Sc. Degree in Electronics Engineering from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology.

Shmuel Miller Ph.D.

Dr. Shmuel Y. Miller is a Sr. Lecturer and Head of the EE Department at the OBC.
He was executive vice president of systems & solutions of Celletra Ltd., a company that provides advanced radio coverage and capacity enhancements for cellular networks. His previous positions were vice president at MARS Antennas and vice president at Geotek.
During the past fifteen years his main activities have been on analysis and design of enhancements for cellular radio networks, linearization technologies and radio distribution systems.
Dr. Miller received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, and a Ph.D. degree in Information Sciences and Systems (EE Dept.) from Princeton University.
Dr. Miller is a coauthor of over 20 patents and patent-filing and co-author of “CDMA Radio with Repeaters,” book, Springer NY 2007.

Zeev Iluz Ph.D.

From 2002 to 2006, Zeev Iluz worked at ELTA  (IAI Company) as an antenna engineer developing phased array antennas for radar and communication.
From 2006 to 2009, he was with ALVARION developing antennas for MIMO communication, both base station and indoor antennas.
In 2013 he joined CST AG in Darmstadt, Germany, as an application engineer.
Zeev Iluz received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in electrical and computer engineering in 2000 and 2002, from Ben-Gurion University, Beer-Sheva, Israel.
Dr. Zeev Iluz received the Ph.D. from the Department of Electrical Engineering of Tel-Aviv University.
His thesis focuses on the design and characterization of nano-antennas for the infrared and optical ranges with applications in novel sensors and energy harvesting

SDR-Software Defined Radio from Theory to Practice

Lecture by

Dr. Shmuel Miller

at the BMR2017 the Israeli Wireless symposium

A Software-Defined-Radio (SDR) design methodology employing Matlab/Simulink, an RF front-end (FE) and a PC is presented and demonstrated. Analog and digital modulation receiver examples are used to facilitate the flexibility and effectiveness of this approach.

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Learning Management System (LMS)

Delivery of e-Learning content (including mobile), Assignments, Quizzes and Grades.
Administration, Documentation, Progress and Performance tracking, Assessment and extensive Reporting

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Desktop, mobile, and tablet access

Simulation Software

The Course Syllabus now includes a whole new chapter about Microwave and RF design using Simulation software
For that porpoise we use The  CST STUDIO SUITE a 3D EM simulation software-with temporary license
This session is conducted in a fully equipped computer class and includes practical hands on practicing
The examples and exercises include Filter and Antenna design simulation
This session is led by Dr. Zeev Iluz


The course covers a large list of topics. The syllabus is comprehensive and quite intensive.
The entire course is based on a set of professional presentations containing overall more than 1000 slides
The slides are graphically informative and clear
The presentations are frequently refreshed and updated
The course participants have free access during and after the course to the Course materials through the LMS
You can get a notion by watching the following typical example
Printed Materials

Printed Learning Materials

he material of all lectures is provided prior to each lecture and is saved in a professional binder. Overall the course binder includes roughly 1000 slides, with extra space provided for adding written comments during the lectures.


Document Your Expertise

Our Certification confirms your enhanced technical skills. This broad comprehension of diverse RF and Microwave topics will enrich your proficiency on diverse categories, including: design, system engineering, testing, SW and HW integration and validation.

Self Assessment Quiz

Try This Quiz to assesse your RF and Wireless knowledge. The Quiz contains 26 multi choice questions. Two questions per each course chapter

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Worldwide Course Delivery

Benefit from the Course Regardless of Your Location

Same experienced  lecturers and same Syllabus or tailored Syllabus to your exact needs and budget
The Course can be delivered “On-Site” or via the Web in Virtual Classroom in English to other locations worldwide
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