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Introduction to SNG and ENG Microwave by Jonathan Higgins

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Operating an SNG uplink

We have not discussed what qualifications or training a person operating an SNG uplink needs to have. Amazingly, considering the potential damage that an uplink can cause both to the satellite and to the people in the vicinity of the SNG uplink (as we shall see when we look at safety issues), there is no qualification required to operate a satellite uplink in virtually any country in the world. In general, neither governments nor satellite operators demand that operators should have undertaken specific satellite operations training or reached a defined level of competence before being allowed to switch an uplink into transmit.

The emphasis is, and always has been, on the equipment meeting very stringent technical requirements, ...

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