The training addresses system overview, system preventative maintenance, spare parts handling, system administration and routine operations.
Topics to be covered are as follows:
|Topic||Method of Instruction||Subject|
|1a||Lecture and Demonstration||Overview and Introduction – Student orientation: Introduction to the MEOS™ system; purpose, description, and special characteristics. Documentation of system.|
||Lecture and Demonstration
||System and Operation Description – Overall system operation, operating controls and indicators, operational procedures.|
|1c||Hands-on experience||System Operation – Practical operation of the system|
|1d||Hands-on experience||Spare Parts – Overview, storage and replacement|
|System Functional Description|
|2a||Lecture and Demonstration||Receiving System Functional Description – General functional description of the antenna and front-end equipment.
|2b||Lecture and Demonstration||Direct Ingest System Functional Description – General functional description of the MEOS™ subsystems.|
|2c||Lecture and Demonstration||Station Control System Description – General to detailed functional description of control subsystem. Breakdown of subsystem by units.
|3a||Lecture||Maintenance Philosophy – Explanation of system maintenance philosophy; level of repair, troubleshooting techniques, preventative maintenance procedures and practices, including safety.|
|3b||Lecture||Subsystem Fault Isolation – Troubleshooting demonstrations and practice. Use of manuals, reference data and test equipment to isolate faults to lowest replaceable unit|
|3c||Lecture and demonstration||MEOS™ System Installation – Installation of entire system and system upgrades. Configuration.|
|4a||Lecture||Course Summary – Review of material; question-and-answer period.|
|4b||Lecture||Course Conclusion – Course critique|