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

Maintaining and Troubleshooting the Modern HFC Network

Mark Ortel


In 1983, Mark began his career in cable television with Time Warner Cable in Indianapolis, IN. He held various positions with TWC from Service Tech, Maintenance Tech, Design Manager, Headend Tech, Fiber Manager and Project Manager.

Mark left Time Warner in 2000 to work for JDSU, based in Indianapolis. As a JDSU Field Support Engineer, Mark supports the RF, Fiber, PathTrak and PVM product lines in the Midwest.

Mark is a long term National Member of the SCTE and a supporter of Local Chapters for Presentations and Cable Tec Games. Mark also volunteers for the National SCTE Cable Tec Games Subcommittee.

Maintaining and Troubleshooting the Modern HFC Network


Maintaining and Troubleshooting the HFC Network from the Headend to the Customer Premise. Including forward sweep, return sweep, sweepless sweep, system balancing, design considerations, etc.

 Tulsa AM Session - OKC PM Session
Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Presentation Available Here in Microsoft Powerpoint Format: 

"Maintaining an HFC Network.ppt" (25 Mb file)