Satellite Communications – By Light Professional IT Services

By Light provides comprehensive End-to-End Satellite systems engineering to Federal and State Governments, as well as a variety of commercial clients. Our solutions consist of various strategic and tactical satellite services, including design, integration, installation, operations, maintenance, and training.

By Light is the only Professional Services and Certified Training Partner for both iDirect Technologies and iDirect Government Technologies (iGT). By Light provides certified iDirect and Global VSAT Forum (GVF) training as well as custom SATCOM/VSAT training for industry personnel and deploying War Fighters and contractors.

  •  Certified iDirect Hub Installers and Trainers.
  •  Installation and commissioning of more than 50 Government and Commercial iDirect hubs in more a dozen countries.
  •  iDirect product line on GSA Advantage # GS-35F-0308U.
  •  Worldwide deployable VSAT Trainers, RF Specialists, Teleport Design Engineers, and Field Service Engineers.
  •  Certified GVF VSAT Installation Examiner.

By Light’s proven success has been demonstrated with the following Satellite Professional Support Services:

  • Concept Studies and Analysis
  • Alternative Technical Approaches
  • Optimization
  • Network Monitoring
  • Systems Engineering
  • COOP
  • Emergency Responder Operations

By Light Subject Matter Experts (SME) focus on a hands-on approach to equipment technical training.  This provides an experience knowledge base for trainees to pull from when troubleshooting. Our Field Engineers provide Real World and Training Exercise support to include controlled outages, troubleshooting techniques, evaluation and validation. Custom course curriculums can be developed to meet specific organizational mission sets.

By Light provides custom Engineering, Fabrication, Integration, Testing, and Training for Special Unit Command and Control vehicles, as well as Test and Demonstration vehicles. We have experience turning out custom rolling communications platforms capable of Land Mobile Radio (LMR), BGAN, and Ku-Band Comms on the Move (COTM).

We have also designed custom test platforms providing easy access to equipment racks for simple integration of new equipment and troubleshooting. Antenna platforms designed to allow trouble-free removal and replacement of test antennas.  Our design has allowed for straightforward and safe access to roof-mounted antennas for test measurements and equipment swap for comparison.


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