Broadcast Electronics is making good use of its new RF lab in Quincy, Ill.
Beginning next month, BE is offering engineering courses on RF principles and applications that can earn those who attend recertification credit from the Society of Broadcast Engineers.
BE will launch its program with “RF Technology 101” starting March 23. The three-and-a-half-day course is designed for entry-level engineers, managers of engineers and chief engineers wanting to upgrade their skills as well as IT professionals needing to learn more about RF technology. “RF Technology 101” will cover RF basics, including classes of amplifiers, vacuum tubes, Smith Chart applications, passive components, quarter wave hybrids and TDR measurements as well as transmission line theory and analysis of resonant circuits in a lab environment.
The course repeats starting on Sept. 28. Graduates RF Technology 101 will qualify for three credits in category H toward their SBE Recertification.
BE will offer another course, “IBOC Technology 101,” aimed at HD Radio technology and implementation, beginning on June 15 and again Nov. 9.