Sencore makes donation to Mitchell Technical Institute satellite programSencore, a Sioux Falls company that specializes in the delivery of streaming and digital media delivery solutions, recently announced a donation of high-tech equipment to the satellite communications program at Mitchell Technical Institute.
By: News release, Mitchell Technical Institute
Sencore, a Sioux Falls company that specializes in the delivery of streaming and digital media delivery solutions, recently announced a donation of high-tech equipment to the satellite communications program at Mitchell Technical Institute.
MTI spokeswoman Julie Brookbank said the two pieces of broadcast-quality equipment — a modulator and an upconverter valued at more than $20,000 — will allow high-quality digital signals to be transmitted to a satellite for broadcast anywhere.
“Sencore’s industry-leading satellite modulating equipment will be put to good use in our labs, operational facilities, and mobile satellite units,” said Jim Grace, satellite communications instructor at MTI. “Thanks to Sencore’s ongoing commitment and support, our students are receiving invaluable hands-on experience using equipment they can expect to encounter in a professional satellite operation.”
The equipment is in widespread use by mobile satellite companies serving the industry’s most well-known broadcast customers. The package will enable students to uplink to satellites and downlink specific types of broadcast signals from the school’s facility.
“Sencore is committed to assisting widely respected training facilities such as MTI as they deliver the next generation of knowledgeable and well-trained satellite engineers,” said Sencore President Thomas Stingley. “It’s a pleasure to work with MTI, and we look forward to assisting the students as they gain hands-on training that will make them highly valued — and employable — in real-world satellite operations.”