What Does A Wider Upstream Path Mean for Signal Leakage Monitoring and Reporting?

    Wednesday, October 14, 2020: 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM EDT

    Speaker(s)

    Moderator
    Brady Volpe
    CEO
    Volpe Firm and Nimble This
    Speaker
    John Chrostowski
    Executive Director, NGAN Access Engineering
    Comcast
    Speaker
    Kyle Hohman
    Network Architect
    Shaw Communications
    Speaker
    Ron Hranac
    SCTE Network Operations Subcommittee Chair

    Description

    The inevitable widening of the upstream path is happening across the industry, to 204 MHz and higher, as a way to improve what is also a widening of services and applications that rely on it. However: What about legacy downstream devices, inadvertently transmitting into the newer, higher spectral boundaries? This three-part workshop aims to answer those questions and more. Ron Hranac opens the session with a deep dive on Full Band Capture – how it works, how to retrieve and display spectral data from modems, and how it benefits sub-split, mid-split and high-split architectures – including opportunities for automation and operational expenditure savings. Next, Kyle Hohman examines what a 204 MHz split means for signal leakage monitoring, to ensure the wider upstream path doesn’t interfere with licensed over-the-air and aeronautical frequencies. John Chrostowski closes the workshop with some pro tips for a solid leakage measurement program when going to an OFDMA-loaded upper spectral boundary of 204 MHz for the reverse path.

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