Course Description:

The course provides instruction in the fundamentals of electronics, to include: basic circuits, direct current, alternating current, solid state electronics, power supplies, amplifier circuits, digital circuits, and the principles of troubleshooting. The students then apply their new skills in the maintenance and repair of broadcast television and radio equipment, including the following functional areas: computers and networking, fundamentals of television, cameras and media storage to include non-linear editing, audio, conference room maintenance, studios, transmission systems, concluding with system integration and installation basics.
Location: 6500 Mapes Road, Ft. Meade, Md. 
Note: FY20 course schedules have been disrupted as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. We appreciate your patience during this time. Schedules will be adjusted once travel restrictions are removed, as directed by the DoD.
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U.S. Army:

E1- E6; Minimum EL score of 110 on the ASVAB; have normal color vision; profile series: PULHES 212221; cannot experience acrophobia, claustrophobia, or vertigo; and be able to lift 75 pounds.

International Students:

Must have an English Comprehension Level (ECL) of 75, have normal color vision, cannot have acrophobia, be claustrophobic, or have vertigo.


Student's pay-grade, duty position description, and selection in accordance with specific agency guidance, policy and procedures.