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Satellite Communication

December 11, 2015
11:30 amto12:30 pm

The Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of Dalhousie University, along with the CIS/SMC Joint Chapter and Communication Chapter and Computer Chapter of the IEEE Canadian Atlantic Section wish to invite you to the following presentation.

Title: Satellite Communication
Speaker: Freddy Ferrer
Time: 11:30am-12:30pm, Friday, December 11, 2015
Place: Dalhousie University, Sexton Campus, Room C104 • Halifax • NS • Canada
Cost: Free
Refreshments: Pizza and drinks will be served


This talk will review basic theory and general equations of a telecommunication satellite, exposing their main concepts, the most relevant parameters and general equation from which it can describe telecommunication link also some considerations relevant to: antennas, radiation intensity, modulation, Bandwith, polarizations, noise, Eb/No, FEC, BER, equipments and components used in a satellite installation, etc


Mr. Freddy Ferrer studied at the Technological Institute of Monterrey, Mexico (1970), received in Electrical Engineering, he joined the National Polytechnic University (UNEXPO) that year and then took Graduated Courses in Avionics in the Cranfield Institute of Technology, Bedford, England (1973-1974).

He is currently Professor of UNEXPO in retired status. He has taught different lectures in undergraduate and graduate courses in this University and also in Central University UCLA, University of Tachira (UNET) Yacambu University, University Fermín Toro. He has participated in various national and international seminars and courses; in the design of Mobile Radio Systems, Satellite links, TV and FM stations. Since 2009 Mr. Ferrer teaches the Satellite Communication Course for the Venezuelan National Telecommunications Commission (CONATEL) where they have trained over 300 professionals in this area.

Location Information:

Room C104 is located on the ground floor of the ‘C’ building of Sexton Campus. 1360 Barrington Street, Halifax.

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