- March 6-7: Cable 101 and Cable Math 1
- March 28: Vendor Day and Cable-Tec Games
- May 7: Iowa Heartland Safety Day
The Iowa SCTE Board has gotten off to an early start scheduling great in-person trainings for our members this year! Visit our landing page to see the complete list.
So far we've been able to nail down details on the following trainings:
The Board has also put together a schedule of other trainings for later in the year, including XGS-PON Deep Dive, Distributed Access, and Fiber Test and Inspection. We're also looking at other topics for virtual trainings and informational sessions.
Our first ever chapter Member Appreciation Day is being planned for September 10, 2024 at Pinseekers in Tiffin. We'll spend a couple of hours testing our golfing skills (or in my case, lack thereof) beginning at 3pm followed by dinner and multi-sports simulators. Mark your calendars, and watch your inbox for more information on this fun new event!
There are two standards being used in fiber deployments to provide 10 gigabit upload and download speeds on a shared fiber network. But what are the differences between 10G-EPON and XGS-PON? Kevin Noll with CableLabs breaks it down in this great article on the CableLabs website. It's a quick read and very enlightening.
Here's a friendly reminder to our chapter SCTE members that if you haven't already, please take a moment to renew your SCTE membership. All memberships are on a calendar year basis so unless you renew it may have ended on 12/31/23. SCTE membership opens a world of learning, networking, and training opportunities.
Reminder to Mediacom employees: Mediacom is a member of the CableLabs All Access Benefits Program, which means that you can join SCTE for FREE. What a bargain! Just reach out to your supervisor and ask for an application.
Heartland Headlines E-Newsletter
Our Heartland Headlines e-newsletter is sent monthly to subscribers. It's a great way to keep up on what's happening at the Iowa Heartland Chapter and the industry in general!