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New SBE Broadcast Engineering Handbook Released

The book offers a “Hands-on Guide to Station Design and Maintenance”

INDIANAPOLIS�The first* “SBE Broadcast Engineering Handbook: Hands-on Guide to Station Design and Maintenance” has been released by the Society of Broadcast Engineers and McGraw-Hill Education.

The handbook was edited by Jerry Whitaker, vice president of standards development for the Advanced Television Systems Committee and SBE fellow, and includes contributions from more than 50 authors on practical and up-to-date coverage of all major broadcast technologies for radio, TV and related fields.

The handbook features in-depth tutorials and is written from the perspective of the broadcast engineer. It�s divided into 10 sections:

  • Regulatory Issues
  • RF Transmission
  • DTV Transport
  • Information Technology Systems
  • Production Systems
  • Facility Issues
  • Broadcast Management
  • plus three reference annexes.

The SBE offers the book to SBE members at a discounted price of $159 through theSBE Bookstore.It is also sold atwww.mhprofessional.comfor $199, as well as through other online retailers. �

* This article has been corrected to reflect that this is the first ever edition of the handbook. A previous version of the article incorrectly stated that there were previous editions. �