Course Number: B2401 - NOAA WEATHER RADIO TRANSMITTER - NAUTEL
Type of Course: In residence for 5.0 days at the NWSTC (plus 4 hours of prerequisite self-study)
Audience: ESAs, ETs, NWR contractors
Overview:The NWR class employs multiple instruction delivery mechanisms for cost efficient and effective learning. This training consists of two principal venues:
- Student Self-Study (on-site). The Nautel NG-300/NG-1000 Factory Manual will be available to the student to familiarize themselves before attending the course.
- NWSTC classroom and lab. At the conclusion of the self-study portion,
students will travel to NWSTC for hands-on training and skills verification.
Objectives: To provide the electronic technician with the skills required to maintain the Nautel Weather Radio transmitter (NG-300/NG-1000), at established National Weather Service Standards.
Content: The course consists of the theory of operation, maintenance and adjustments, and practical application of diagnostic techniques of the Nautel NG-300/NG-1000 transmitters. Use of the ROAMS (Remote Off Air Monitoring System), and the Nautel interface; Remote Monitoring Software is covered.
Testing: Written tests for the course include:
- Question/Answer throughout the Hands-on Labs, to be answered in lab and reviewed in lecture.
- Final written Exam (20 questions).
Prerequisites: Prior to attending the residence course, the following should be completed:
Materials:All materials are provided. Printed manual distributed in class. Technician Laptop will be loaded with Nautel GUI software if brought to NWSTC.