ETA's Treasurer, Sean Sheedy, FOT-OSP, FOI, has a new podcast for fiber optics. Check out his final episode which covers: VFL’s Visual Fault Locators, Fiber Optic Traffic Identifiers, Optical Loss Test Set’s and 1, 2 and 3 cord referencing, applications for, why and how. You can find past episodes in the fiber optics section of the Industry Links and Resources page.
The 2023 SkillsUSA Championships are held in June each year as part of SkillsUSA’s Annual National Leadership and Skills Conference (NLSC), www.nlsc.skillsusa.org. Hundreds of local, regional, and state career competitions are hosted there each year which showcase the best career and technical education students in the nation.
ETA® International upgraded to an online portal on May 1st, 2023 that allows ETA members and customers to view and manage their ETA certifications. Users are able to login with their primary email that is linked to their account through ETA and view everything in their account.
2023 marks the 10th anniversary since ETA’s Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS) certification was first created. DAS technologies can be used for indoor locations--mainly to boost signal coverage in large buildings, stadiums, and shopping malls, as well as for outdoor purposes. A DAS network consists of many localized antennas tuned to precisely match the areas within a building or venue where boosted service is needed.