EAS-CAP: The new era has arrived

Jim Dalke, CPBE AMD 8VSB CBNT With the June 30 EAS-CAP deadline history, the next generation of Internet enabled EAS technology is upon us.  June 30 was the official FCC deadline for broadcasters to have their new EAS ENDECs installed…

FM SSBSC Faces Questions

SBE Chapter 16 member Tom McGinley has a cover story in the current issue of Radio World (July 4) on developing FM radio transmission technology. In the article, Tom raises the question: Does FM single-sideband suppressed-carrier (SSBSC ) modulation outperform…

Luncheon Report June 2012

Arthur Willetts, Chapter Secretary What a grand luncheon it was, hosted by Buck Waters of Broadcasters General Stores (www.bgsfl.com) and consisting of a excellent presentation by Chris Crump of Comrex (www.comrex.com) about advanced remote broadcast equipment and the convergence of…

CERTIFICATION NEWS

by: Michael Scott, Certification Chairman The following two ‘certifications’ are ‘stand-alone’, however they are also a ‘specialist-certification’. Many technicians are in related fields – not directly associated with Broadcasting & RF. Consider either as a statement of your commitment to…

Broeffle Moving to Colorado

Ken Broeffle is taking a position as Director of Engineering and IT for KUNC, Community Radio for Northern Colorado on August 6th.  Ken was recently elected as Vice Chairman of SBE Chapter 16.  We will miss Ken here as a…