INDUSTRIAL VISIT: Doordarshan Kendra

IEEE APS GECBH in association with IEEE MTT-S Student Branch Chapter, Government Engineering College Barton hill, Trivandrum organized an Industrial visit to Doordarshan Kendra, Trivandrum, which is a public service broadcaster founded by the Government of India. A group of 28 students started their journey from GEC Barton hill on August 28, 2019, accompanied by Prof. Anu Mohammed. This program was designed to give the students some exposure to the current practices in transmission of AV signals for the purpose of communication using television via satellite communication, terrestrial transmission, etc.

The students were given many real-time and practical exposure regarding various practices in the transmission side as well as in various studio and administrative practices. The students were first assembled in a seminar room and were given general awareness regarding the theoretical face of AV signal transmission and modulation. Later the students proceeded to studio rooms. Various technical and non-technical practices were introduced; it included various practices in program control room, master switching room and programme studios. The event had excellent feedback from participants.