Telemetry Fundamentals: A Journey from Sensor to Display

 Monday, October 23rd

Gary Thom, Delta Information Systems, Inc.

Course Description

Dive into the fascinating world of telemetry with this introductory course. Gain a high-level understanding of key concepts and components, starting with onboard vehicle systems such as sensors, signal conditioning, modulation, and transmission. Transition to ground-based operations, exploring receivers, data distribution, decommutation, processing, and display. Discover additional topics like IRIG 106 Ch 10 and 11 recording and distribution formats, along with IRIG 106 Chapter 7 packet data over PCM. Get ready to unlock the secrets of telemetry!

About Gary
Mr. Thom is currently president of Delta Information Systems, Inc, with responsibility for the overall operation of the corporation, which consists of three business units: Delta Digital Video which produces video compression and scan conversion products for commercial, flight test and intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance (ISR) applications; GDP Space Systems / Acroamatics which produces aerospace telemetry products for flight test and launch support applications; and Ampex Data Systems Corporation which produces rugged airborne processing, recording and cyber defense systems.

Mr. Thom has been an active participant in various international standards bodies including the ITU-T, ISO and ANSI as well as US DoD standards bodies such as the Motion Imagery Standards Board (MISB) and various Interoperability Working Groups.  He has taught professional development courses through the University of Wisconsin on understanding and implementing voice, video and data over IP solutions. He has been published in the IEEE Journal on Selected Area in Communications related to this work.