SBE National Stories

Initial Findings of the 2016 EAS Nationwide Test

January 17, 2017

At the end of December, the FCC released an initial overview of the nationwide EAS test results and highlighted several opportunities for strengthening the EAS. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission (Commission) and the National Weather Service (NWS), conducted a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) more…

SBE Introduces RF101: Broadcast Terrestrial Transmission Systems Course

December 18, 2016

Module 1 – Introduction to Radio Frequency (RF)

Instructional MethodLive webinar, January 26, 2017    2:00 pm – 3:30 pm ET more…

National SBE Election Deadline August 25

August 19, 2016
SBE Members whose dues are paid should cast their votes by August 25
sbe_circle_logoThe annual election of national SBE officers and directors will end on August 25. A special election email message with a link to a ballot unique to each voting member more…

SBE Webinar August 23, 2016

July 21, 2016

IP Network Security – Part 1

Instructional Method: Online

Date: Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Time: 2-3:30 p.m. ET more…

SBE Mentor Program Opens to Members

June 23, 2016

The SBE Mentor Program will help broadcast engineers who are new to the field gain some practical knowledge from seasoned veterans. For the mentor, it’s a chance to give something back. For the mentee, it’s an ideal way to gain knowledge and understanding on technical issues that can otherwisetake years to accumulate.sbe_circle_logo more…

Managing Your Contract Engineer Business Webinar is July 21

June 22, 2016
Our latest webinar, Managing Your Contract Engineering Business, will be held Thursday, July 21 from 2:00-3:30 p.m. ET. more…

SBE Publishes Broadcast Engineering Handbook

April 21, 2016

The Society of Broadcast Engineers and McGraw-Hill Education have released the SBE Broadcast Engineering Handbook: Hands-on Guide to Station Design and Maintenance. With close to 1,000 pages, this new book offers detailed practical information on video, audio and broadcast transmission systems from dozens of the field’s foremost experts. more…

SBE RF Safety Webinar is May 12

April 20, 2016

The SBE RF Safety webinar will be presented live on Thursday, May 12 from 1 – 4:30 p.m. ET by RF safety expert Richard Strickland of RF Safety Solutions. The course provides an overview of RF radiation issues and practices for broadcasters. Course content is updated regularly. more…

SBE Files FCC Comments on AM Improvement

March 26, 2016

sbe_circle_logoThe Society of Broadcast Engineers filed comments in response to the Federal Communications Commission’s further notice of proposed rulemaking and the combined notice of inquiry in the AM Improvement Docket, 13-249. more…

SBE Discounts to NAB Show Available Through April 1

March 25, 2016

SBE members receive $100 off the non-NAB member conference registration rate when using the code EP09. The same code may also be used for a free Exhibits-Only registration. After April 1, NAB adds a $25 fee to the Exhibits-Only pass. Use this special link to use your discount