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2012 Audio Loudness Management Seminar Series, hosted by SBE and ATSC

September 10, 2012
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Loudness measurement, processing technology and more – Audio Loudness Seminar in LA

Dates and Locations

September 27, 2012 – Los Angeles, CA more…

September 8, 2012

Certified Televisions Operators Handbook order here

Dane E. Ericksen, P.E., CSRTE, 8-VSB, CBNT
Douglas W. Garlinger, CPBE, 8-VSB, CBNT
Joe Snelson, Jr., CPBE, 8-VSB

The 7th edition has been totally rewritten and updated to include the latest developments in digital television. It is designed for the entry level, non-technical pool of applicants that fill master control positions in today’s television marketplace. more…

Follow the SBE blog for society, industry updates

September 8, 2012

SBE Blog

You can now follow the Society of Broadcast Engineers Blog at

Stay up with news about the SBE, the industry and the people who work in it.

SBE Bookstore

September 7, 2012

The Society of Broadcast Engineers, in conjunction with CRC Press, Focal Press, Elsevier Science,  McGraw-Hill, Pearson Education and other publishers, makes it possible for SBE members to purchase the best industry resources at up to 20 percent off the retail price.


In Memoriam: John Battison, SBE Member #1 and the Father of SBE

September 6, 2012

John Battison

The founder of the Society of Broadcast Engineers, John H. Battison, P.E., CPBE,  passed away on August. 28 at the age of 96.


IP Networking Part 1 webinar is September 11

August 13, 2012


The SBE is presenting “IP Networking Part 1 – the OSI Model and Layers,” a live webinar from 2 to 3:30 p.m. ET on September 11 that will assist those taking the CBNE exam during upcoming exam sessions. more…

SBE Blog Contest Winners Announced

July 19, 2012

The SBE recently held a contest to help increase awareness and use of its blog and other social networking channels.SBE Blog more…

SBE University: Online self study courses available on-demand

July 18, 2012

New Course!

Simple Network Management Protocol in Broadcast Monitoring and Control Systems
SBE members – $65*; non-members – $105
*Regularly $85 – Special pricing for SBE Members until September 1. more…

June 22, 2012

Upcoming Webinars:  IPv6 for Broadcasters

The Society of Broadcast Engineers is pleased to bring you Webinars by SBE. Webinars by SBE consists of online seminars on subjects of interest to broadcast engineers. You can view the webinar live, or choose to view it from the archives on our website.  more…

SBE Operator Handbooks Now Available in Digital Format

June 20, 2012

The Society of Broadcast Engineers has published handbooks for radio and television operators for more than 15 years and now they are available in digital format.

SBE Television Operator's Certification Handbook