Douglas, Isle of Man, 15th March 2017 – IRG are to hold a one-day workshop titled ‘Safeguarding your Transmissions’ at Defence Satellites 2017. Alongside this, Executive Director, Martin Coleman, will also chair the entire three-day event based in Rome.

Technology has become key to maintaining assured and reliable satellite communications for both military and commercial sectors. As such, this workshop will endeavour to provide a detailed overview of the latest techniques and technologies available to ensure guaranteed transmissions. A range of issues will be touched upon, including using Data, Deep Learning and Cognitive Computing to solve RFI, VSAT system developments, CubeSats, cybersecurity and the effects of large LEO Constellations.

Designed for everyone from military communications personnel to satellite operators to uplinkers, attendees will gain a better understanding of how external environments can impact operations and how design and new technology are shaping the satellite industry.

“As technology advances, the range of solutions now available to mitigate satellite interference grows”, explained Martin Coleman, Executive Director, IRG. “This workshop will give attendees a glance into the complex future of satellite interference in the hope that it will offer clarity with regards to the extent of both available and developing solutions”.

In addition to the workshop, Martin Coleman is to chair the entire Defence Satellites event. As Executive Director of IRG, Martin has been responsible for spearheading a number of initiatives aimed at reducing satellite interference and regularly addresses the industry on issues such as Carrier ID and deliberate jamming.

The IRG workshop will be held on Tuesday 23rd of March between 9am and 4pm. For more information, please visit:

Defence Satellites 2017 will be held on Wednesday 24th March and Thursday 25th March. More information can be found via the following link:

About the Satellite Interference Reduction Group

The Satellite Interference Reduction Group (IRG) is a leading organization working to reduce satellite frequency interference. It comprises a Task Force covering topics such as Carrier ID, ASI, Geolocation, Intentional and VSAT Interference. In addition, our EUI group continues to ensure the broadcasters voice is part of the interference conversation. The Group’s membership is comprised of satellite operators, users, uplinkers, service providers, equipment vendors and other organizations with a stake in combating radio frequency interference. For more information, please visit

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