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Engineers Garlinger, Baun Honored by SBE

Engineers Garlinger, Baun Honored by SBE

Douglas Garlinger is SBE’s Broadcast Engineer of the Year. He will be honored during the society’s national meeting on Oct. 15 in Madison, Wis. Terrence Baun was named Educator of the Year.
Garlinger, CPBE, CBNT has been employed by LeSea Broadcasting Corp. as director of engineering since 1980. LeSea operates the World Harvest Television Network, eight full-power TV stations, four LPTVs, two FM stations and three international shortwave stations. It also has two satellite uplink networks overseas.
Garlinger wrote SBE’s “Introduction to DTV-RF” and co-wrote its “Television Operator’s Certification Handbook.” He was SBE Educator of the Year in 1994.
Baun, CPBE, CBNT is president of Criterion Broadcast Services, which provides consulting and contracting services. The society pointed to his “long history of involvement” including educational activities.
“He was instrumental in the formation of the Certified Broadcast Networking Technologist certification level by the society,” it stated. “He later developed a tutorial which he has presented more than 30 times across the United States, helping broadcast engineers better understand computer networks as used in broadcast stations.”
Baun is a former SBE president and was Broadcast Engineer of the Year in 1991.