Optical Time Domain Reflectometer (OTDR) - Basics - How to Read & Interpret an OTDR Trace


Quantum Mechanics Wave-Particle Duality

How an OTDR Works

Rayleigh Scattering/Backscatter

​Launch & Receive Cables

Cable & Connector Types Review

​Connector Contamination & False Positives

Running a Trace - Modes

Reviewing the Trace

Interpretation of Trace Events

Optical Time Domain Reflectometer (OTDR) Trace Analysis (OTDRTA)

Reflective Events

Non-Reflective Events

Ghosts & Gainers

Photonic Intercepts Trace Event Of Interest (PITEOI)




Directed Energy Training​

For the TSCM Professional

​Technical Surveillance Counter Measures Training for Photonic Intercepts