SBE HandbookAndrea Cummis was on hand at the National Association of Broadcasters convention in Las Vegas to help announce the release of the new SBE Broadcast Engineering Handbook. As Chairperson of the Publications Committee, and Co-Chair of the Editorial Advisory Board, Andrea was thrilled to see the culmination of years of planning, author recruiting, and downright hard work!

This encyclopedic resource offers complete coverage of the latest broadcasting practices and technologies written by a team of recognized experts in the field. The book thoroughly explains radio and television transmission systems, DTV transport, information technology systems for broadcast applications, production systems, facility design, broadcast management, and regulatory issues. In addition, valuable, easy-to-use appendices are included with extensive reference data and tables. The SBE Broadcast Engineering Handbook is a hands-on guide to broadcast station design and maintenance.

SBE Broadcast Engineering Handbook covers:

·       Regulatory Requirements and Related Issues
·       AM, FM, and TV Transmitters, Transmission Lines, and Antenna Systems
·       DTV Transmission Systems, Coverage, and Measurement
·       MPEG-2 Transport
·       Program and System Information Protocol (PSIP)
·       Information Technology for Broadcast Plants
·       Production Facility Design
·       Audio and Video Monitoring Systems
·       Master Control and Centralized Facilities
·       Asset Management
·       Production Intercom Systems
·       Production Lighting Systems
·       Broadcast Facility Design
·       Transmission System Maintenance
·       Broadcast Management and Leadership