Wednesday April 5th, 2023 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM CDT
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Class will start at 8:00 AM CDT and end promptly at  4:00 PM CDT.

Breakfast and lunch will be provided.


Courtyard by Marriott Longview North

1125 E Hawkins Pkwy, Longview, TX 75605

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Important  Information

Please bring a laptop with the latest version of  PACTware. (This can always be found at www.vega.com.)

Dress is casual for training.


Courtney Merritt 

Basic Startup and Commissioning of VEGA Products

This class educates end-users on commissioning, troubleshooting, calibrating, and performing data collects on VEGA instruments. Students will be able to configure a 4 … 20 mA VEGA radar sensor, set up the 0% and 100% points, configure the PLICSCOM display, set up the failure mode, optimize the sensor for the application, and suppress false signals.

***Please be sure to bring a laptop downloaded with the latest version of PACTware prior to your arrival.



  • Choosing the right instrument
  • Advantages and limitations
  • Basic principles and definitions of radar and guided wave radar
  • Theory of operation
  • Dielectric constants
  • Installation of radar and guided wave radar
  • Uses of stilling wells, bridles, and polarization
  • Power requirements
  • Wiring options and limitations

Overfill Safety

VEGA DTM/Firmware (Current Release)

  • Enhanced features
  • PACTware inlucing an introduction, configurations, adjustments, echo curve analysis, and false signal supression
  • Hands-on training

Troubleshooting with VEGA DTM

  • Sensor optimization
  • Service options
  • Configurations
  • Instrument diagnostics