Digital Radio Will Be Part of IEEE Broadcast Symposium
The IEEE Broadcast Symposium will be longer this year, and it returns to its traditional home, the Hotel Washington. Early registration discounts are available through Sept. 12.
Details are coming together for the 53rd annual Broadcast Symposium, planned for Oct. 15-17. The event offers engineering information about broadcast technologies for radio, TV, antennas, propagation and advanced digital television and radio.
The symposium is put on by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Broadcast Technology Society. It starts on a Wednesday with sessions on MPEG encoding and DTV distributed transmission. Thursday and Friday events include broadcast engineering papers covering developments in radio, TV and satellite broadcasting.
Events include an annual joint luncheon with the Association of Federal Communications Consulting Engineers and an awards luncheon
Six technical sessions include MPEG Session; Single Frequency Networks & Distributed Transmission Techniques for DTV; Radio Broadcast Engineering; Repurposing Broadcast Technology for the Digital Future; Broadcast Reception Technology; and DTV Transmission Engineering.
The BTS has 2,400 members with chapters in New York and Philadelphia; Buenos Aires; Ottawa; Beijing; Tokyo; Moscow and St. Petersburg; and Taipei. The symposium chair is David Layer of the NAB.