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D2 Advantage is DIRECTV's multiple dwelling unit system. SBCA D2 Advantage Edition 2 Certification is now required for all technicians working on D2 Advantage. For details on SBCA Certification, click here and browse the Frequently Asked Questions.

 

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D2 Advantage is DIRECTV's multiple dwelling unit system. SBCA D2 Advantage Edition 2 Certification is now required for all technicians working on D2 Advantage. For details on SBCA Certification, click here and browse the Frequently Asked Questions.

 

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The objective of this course is to educate students on the DIRECTV COM1000/2000 HD system designed for MDU applications.  The course covers the entire process of system equipment, design, installation, and troubleshooting.  

Cost: $299

Upon completion of this course students will:

DRE Plus is designed for Lodging and Institutions properties wishing to have the advantages of DRE and a managed solution. Dealers who will be selling and installing DRE Plus will need D2 Advantage Edition 2 certification and must take the DRE classroom course which is offered through their approved DIRECTV distributor. DRE Plus certification is NOT available online. 

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SBCA Members:  Log in to the SBCA Member's Area to receive a 10% off discount code.  

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A VSAT (Very Small Aperture Terminal) is a two-way satellite ground station with a dish antenna that is smaller than 3 meters.  Common uses include:

The SBCA Satellite Fundamentals course is designed to provide technicians with an understanding of the basic knowledge and expectations they will need to successfully install and maintain a satellite system. The program is designed to assess the skills and knowledge of a satellite technician.

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At the conclusion of this course technicians should be able to:

Extend your SBCA Satellite Fundamentals Certification for another 24 months by taking an online recertification test.

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SBCA MDU Certification holders are trained in the theory of satellite television systems and its application to general-purpose multiple dwelling systems, such as apartment buildings.

 

To receive SBCA MDU Certification, you must successfully complete the following online activities: 

SBCA SMATV Certification holders are trained in the theory of satellite television systems and its applications to analog satellite master antenna television (SMATV) systems.

To receive SBCA SMATV Certification, you must successfully complete the following online activities: 

Membership Type

This membership type is for national or regional companies engaged in installation of satellite equipment. 

Member Dues: $275.00 annually

Below you will find our benefits listings for our Associate Installation Provider membership. Please note there is also a Preferred Installation Provide membership. Please review which membership would best serve your company and you can join by clicking the corresponding link at the bottom of the page. We look forward to assisting you and continuing to make satellite the top choice for consumers.

This membership type is for national or regional companies engaged in installation of satellite equipment. 

Member Dues: $1,320 annually

Below you will find our benefits listings for our Preferred Installation Provider membership. Please note there is also an Association Installation Provide membership. Please review which membership would best serve your company, and you can join by clicking the corresponding link at the bottom of the page. We look forward to assisting you and continuing to make satellite the top choice for consumers.