Wilkins at NAB: Focused on State CAP Servers
World is asking our readers about their NAB Show plans and experiences. Here
we email with Larry Wilkins, CPBE, director of the Alabama Broadcasters
Association Engineering Academy.
How many NAB Shows have you attended,
counting this year?
I would have to guess, but sure it would be at least 30. I
remember the first one I attended was in Washington back in the mid-’60s, I
You have a
presentation Wednesday. What is it about, why should someone come to see it?
Smith and I are co-presenting a paper concerning state CAP servers and
distribution. I am covering the Alabama EAS distribution system designed
for redundancy. Anyone involved in EAS/CAP origination and distribution should
put this presentation on their list. It is at 10 a.m. Wednesday.
Besides that presentation, what is your top goal for this show?
with several top engineers to line up speakers for the various technical
seminars the ABA Engineering Academy is hosting this year.
vendors are you always sure to visit every year?
Those involved in HD Radio, HDTV and
audio/video over IP.
Any particular product you are most interested in seeing?
Latest technology using IP.
What is your favorite thing about this convention?
with fellow engineers and SBE functions.
Least favorite thing?
Las Vegas traffic :)
World welcomes thoughts from other readers who attend the NAB Show. Up for
participating in a Q&A? Email Paul McLane at firstname.lastname@example.org.