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SiteControl Technician

Class Code 1103 - 8 hours

This hardware training is designed to introduce and instruct the technician responsible for the maintenance, upkeep, troubleshooting and repair of the SiteControl Central Control system. Training is focused on each of the system’s hardware components followed with hands-on installation activities with the Central Controller, Two-Wire-Interface SAT, Two-Wire-Interface LINK, Large/Small Decoder Interface, Satellite Controllers Field Decoders and field sensors. Various communication protocols will be demonstrated in both primary and secondary communication paths.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. List the Communication Protocols available for the SiteControl Central Control System.
  2. Define the difference between a 2-Wire and LINK Secondary Communication Path. 
  3. Demonstrate programming the Pulse Transmitter 3002 and 322.
  4. Demonstrate operation of the SiteControl Central Control System using various Primary and Secondary Communication Protocols.
  5. Demonstrate the operation of the WS-PRO2(Series) and WS-PROLT(Series) Weather Stations using various Communication Protocols.

Course Outline

The material is presented in a combination of instructional methods. There will be lectures, demonstrations, and student practice sessions. The overall objective of this class is to introduce and instruct the technician responsible for the maintenance, upkeep, troubleshooting and repair of the SiteControl Central Control irrigation system.  Training is focused on each of the system’s hardware components followed with hands-on installation activities with the Central Controller, Two-Wire-Interface SAT, Two-Wire-Interface LINK, Large/Small Decoder Interface, Satellite Control­lers, Field Decoders and field sensors. Various communication protocols will be demonstrated in both primary and secondary communication paths. Weather station installation & maintenance, and Freedom System integration is also covered.

Unit 1 Intro to SiteControl Technician
Unit 2  Overview of SiteControl – How it works
Unit 3 Field Interface – TWI SAT/LINK & SDI/LDI
Unit 4 Satellite Controllers & Field Decoders
Unit 5 Sensors
Unit 6 Weather Station(s)
Unit 7 Two-Wire and Link Exercises
Unit 8 Review & Quiz

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