Training

Trainings

  • All trainings at customers location
  • Price: CHF 3400 per day, + accommodation and flights
shoc COMINT Basic Training, 4 days

shoc COMINT Basics

Focus

The course comprises a presentation of the COMINT and Communications Surveillance fundamentals for new operators

  • EW Definitions, COMINT SIGINT
  • Modulations, Modems
  • Decoders
  • Receivers, Antennas, DF

Objectives

After the training, participants will be have a basic know-how about the most common signals and learn how to operate and setup antennas, receivers decoders.

Target audience

  • New operators

Knowledge required

  • No

Contents

  • Equipment setup and operation
  • Software setup and operation.
  • Modulations, Modems

Agenda

  1. Day - Introduction
    • System Overview, Components and Tools
    • Install, Setup, Configuration
    • Antennas
    • Radio Propagation, Effective Range
    • Communication Jamming
    • Radar
    • AM, FM, CW, FSK, OFDM, Frequency Hopping Spread Spectrum
  2. Day- Decoder Protocols
    • ARQ-FEC, FSK Duplex, FSK Simplex, Multi Channel FSK
    • FAX, SSTV, NOOA
    • PSK Modulation, MIL-STANAG, Equalizer, Soft decision, MCHPSK
    • Live Monitoring
  3. Day - Additional Functions, Live Monitoring
    • VHF/UHF Signals, PMR
    • Satellite-Signals
    • Signal Analysis, Constellation, Eye-diagram,  Autocorrelation
    • Comparison between decoders like go2SIGNALS, HOKA, WAVECOM, Krypto500, Shareware etc.
  4. Day - Live Monitoring, System
    • Bit Analysis, Decoder Development
    • Automatic, Multichannel Monitoring
    • Using Python for analysis and evaluation
    • Big Data
    • Q &A

Duration/Number of Persons

  • 4 days
  • max. 6 participants

Comments

  • On request, more days can be added for more practical work and discussing customer specific questions
go2MONITOR Training, 2-4 days

go2MONITOR Training

Focus

The course comprises a presentation of the basics and capability of go2MONITOR with the options for:

  • Automatic Monitoring and Tasking (AMT)
  • Narrowband Receiver Control (NRC)
  • Wideband Recording (WBR)
  • Wideband Classification (WCL)
  • Wideband Multi Production Channel (WMPC).

Objectives

After the training, participants will be able to understand the functions, the results and handling of the system, and will acquire basic skills in defining jobs and evaluating results of the system in manual and automatic mode. They will be able to setup receivers and write scripts.

Target audience

  • Operators
  • Supervisor

Knowledge required

  • The participant should have basic skills in communication technology
  • For scripting, experience in PYTHON will be helpful.

Contents

  • Introduction and overview
  • Basic steps to create setup and run the system
  • Manual Operation
  • Automatic Operation
  • ResultViewer

Agenda

  1. Day - Introduction, Manual Mode
    • System Overview, Components and Tools
    • Install, Setup, Configuration
    • General Handling, User Interfaces
    • Resource View
    • Signal Flow
    • ResultViewer (Introduction)
    • Input (Receiver, File, Stream)
    • Wideband Spectrum
    • DDC, Channels
    • WB Snapshot-Classifer
    • NB Classifier
    • WB Recording
    • NB Recording
    • Decoder List
  2. Day- Automatic Mode
    • Automatic Monitoring and Tasking
    • Missions and Tasks
    • WB Classifier (continuous)
    • ResultViewer
    • Data Storage
    • Filters, Structuring, Masking
    • Scripting
    • Export
    • Live Monitoring
  3. Day - Additional Functions, Live Monitoring
    • WB Recording 20 MHz
    • Scanning/Stepping, Step Script
    • Interface for go2DECODE
    • Receiver Setup
    • Remote Receivers
    • Remote License, License Sharing
    • Streaming Setup
    • DANA
    • go2DECODE
    • Live Monitoring
  4. Day - Live Monitoring, System
    • XSLT
    • DDC Configuration
    • Webradio
    • Adding new decoders
    • Multi WB Inputs
    • Narrowband Receiver Control setup
    • Offline decoding, >8 channels
    • Q&A

Duration/Number of Persons

  • 2-4 days, the longer training is recommended for complex setups with many options.
  • max. 6 participants

Comments

  • 2 days for experienced users or moved from HOKA, WAVECOM, Krypto500 to go2MONITOR
  • 4 days for beginners
go2DECODE Basics Training, 4 days

go2DECODE Basics

Focus

The training course comprises a detailed presentation of all go2DECODE components, which are demonstrated in many practical examples. In addition, participants will verify their understanding of signal analysis, demodulators and decoders by practicing with various types of recorded signals. Part of the time will be reserved for discussing individual tasks and problems as well as analysing signals provided by the participants.

Objectives

After the training, participants will be able to understand the functions and handling of go2DECODE, and will acquire basic skills in analysing modulated signals and creating suitable modems for manual or automatic signal detection and production.

Target Audience

  • Operators
  • Analysts and supervisors

Knowledge required

  • The participant should be familiar with fundamentals of communication technology.

Contents

  • General software introduction
  • Fundamentals of digital signal modulation
  • User interface overview
  • Signal interfacing and adjustments
  • Rapid pre-classification of modulation types
  • Analysing signals
  • Setting up demodulators
  • Analysis of demodulation results
  • Setting up modems and modem lists
  • Automatic production and signal recording
  • General training with recorded signals
  • Introduction to Decoder Description Language (DDL)
  • Special questions and individual tasks

Agenda

  1. Day - Overview - General Concept
    • System Overview, Components and Tools
    • General Handling, User Interfaces, Examples
    • Concept of Automatic Production
    • Understanding and Identifying Basic Modulation Types
  2. Day - Basic Signal Analysis
    • Analyzing FSK2-Signals
    • Analyzing Multitone (FSKn) Signals
    • Exercises
    • Signal Simulation with SOMO
  3. Day - Setting Up Modems and Automatic Production
    • Setting Up Modems
    • Analysis of Demodulation Results
    • Setting Up Modem Type Lists for Automating Production
    • Analyzing Single Channel PSK Signals
    • Analyzing Multi Channel PSK Signals
    • Exercises
  4. Day - Special Aspects
    • Special Modulation Types (MSK, OFDM, Spread Spectrum Methods etc.
    • Analysing Primary Modulated Signals (FM, AM)
    • Special User Interface Functions
    • Programming Classifier Patterns
    • Special Modulation Types (MSK, OFDM, Spread Spectrum Methods etc.)
    • Special Questions / Discussions

Duration/Number of Persons

  • 4 days, 32 training-blocks (of 45 min)
  • max. 6 participants

 

go2DECODE DDL, 4 days

go2DECODE DDL

Focus

The course comprises a presentation of the basics and capability of the Decoder Description Language (DDL). Important commands will be discussed in detail. Depending on the participants foreknowledge, it will include the basics of channel coding and the fundamentals of forward error correction methods. The participants will use the go2DECODE decoder development tools to examine and deepen his knowledge.

Objectives

Participants will learn the potentials and general usage of the Decoder Description Language (DDL). This includes basic skills in coding principles as far as required in applying the provided functions. Based on the understanding of the existing decoders, these will be modified and adjusted to individual needs. After this training, skills and experience needed to write new decoders are known to the student.

Target audience

  • Technical staff involved in writing, modifying and adjusting decoders.
  • Analysts

Knowledge required

  • go2DECODE Basic training.
  • The participant should have skills in communication technology.
  • Experience in any other programming language will be helpful.

Contents

  • Introduction and overview
  • Basic steps to create and modify decoders
  • Basic language structure
  • Basic language elements
  • Discussion of simple decoder programs
  • Use of editor and compiler
  • Detailed discussion of vital commands
  • Special aspects of automatic production
  • Exercises in writing simple decoders
  • Methods of error correction and detection

Agenda

  1. Day - Decoder Description Language - Overview
    • DDL Introduction and Overview
    • Coding Fundamentals
    • DDL Handling
  2. Day - Basic DDL Commands
    • Recording Demodulator Outputs
    • Basic DDL Commands
    • Decoder Debugger
    • Writing Simple Decoders
  3. Day - Advanced DDL Comands, Forward Error Correction
    • Further Decoder Commands
    • Special Aspects of Automatic Production
    • Forward Error Correction Methods
    • Discussing a Forward Correction Codes
  4. Day - Practical Examples
    • Writing a Decoder with all typical channel coding steps
    • Advanced Decoder Programming
    • Online Debugging
    • Discussion of Special Codes and Decoders

Duration/Number of Persons

  • 4 days, 32 training-blocks (of 45 min)
  • max. 6 participants

Comments

  • DDL Training can be extended for one day to include go2ANALYSE
go2ANALYSE Training, 1 day

go2ANALYSE Training

Focus

Detailed handling of go2ANALYSE. Practical work

Objectives

After the training, participants will be able to understand the functions and handling of go2ANALYSE

Target audience

  • Technical staff involved in writing, modifying and adjusting decoders.

Knowledge required

  • go2DECODE Basic training
  • go2DECODE DDL training
  • The participant should have very good skills in communication technology.
  • Experience in any other programming language will be helpful.

Contents

  • go2ANALYSE software layout and handling

Agenda

  1. Day - Decoder Description Language - Overview
    • Introduction to Functions to go2ANALYSE
    • Detection of Unknown Regular Sequences
    • Detection of Supposed Sequences
    • Detecting Linear Feedback Shift Register Outputs

Duration/Number of Persons

  • 1 day
  • max. 6 participants

Comments

  • additional days on request