The Sooner State Chapter of the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers is proud to host two sessions: 

Topic: Characteristics of a QAM Carrier

·         Appropriate Levels

·         Dynamic Range

·         In Channel Peak to Valley

·         Carrier to Beat

·         Impairment Ingress Under the Carrier

·         Spectrum Analyzers

·         Linear distortions — micro-reflections, amplitude ripple/tilt and group delay


Speaker: Juan Castro – JDSU   


              Juan has been in the cable industry for over 28 years, initially employed with United Cable, followed by several other cable companies achieving advancement as an Installer, Manager, Trainer and Director. As an employee of TCI he helped launch HITS and with Charter Communications assisted with the implementation of Digital and Workforce Management. This experience has provided him with a strong technical background.


               He truly enjoys sharing his knowledge with others and has had the opportunity to provide presentations throughout North America and South America with topics to include Fiber Optics, Status Monitoring, MPEG, DOCSIS as well as Field Test Equipment.


             Juan Castro is currently employed with JDSU as a Technical Sales Support Engineer and has remained an active member of the SCTE – Southern Chapter for the over 24 years

Date: May 15, 2013

Location:  Tulsa, OK

Tulsa Technology Center

3420 S. Memorial Dr. Room #9

Tulsa, OK 74145


8:00 – 12:00 topic presentation


Location:  Oklahoma City, OK

*This is a New Location for OKC

Moore/Norman Vo-Tech

4701 12th Ave NW

Health Education Building Room H202

Please use Gate #1 to access the campus.

Norman, OK 73069


1:00 – 5:00 topic presentation