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Basic Electronics and Troubleshooting Instrumentation

Course code: USGS-HIF-ID1081
Course title: Basic Electronics and Troubleshooting Instrumentation
Description: This course covers basic electronic theory. In addition, specific items of study will include the electronics of direct current power systems, test equipment, grounding & lightning protection, troubleshooting data collection platforms, data loggers, RF troubleshooting and soldering and de-soldering. Training will consist of classroom lectures & "hands-on" experience in troubleshooting & servicing electronic instrumentation sold by or rented from the HIF.
It should assist any employees who perform general hydrologic field work and will be of particular value to those collecting continuous records at fixed-site stations.
Target Audience:
This basic course is intended for District field personnel with 0-5 years experience. Supervisor Approval is required.
Delivery method: ILT
Instructional hours: 24
Credits/CEUs: 0
Vendor: USGS-HIF

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