SBE National Stories

NAB2013: SBE Schedule of Events

March 13, 2013

Heading to NAB?

Check out these SBE events while you’re there! more…

SBE Webinar: FCC Enforcement Actions – an Analysis of Broadcast Violations

February 18, 2013

This webinar will review the most common violations committed by broadcasters, categorize them into groups and discuss how to prevent them.


Affordable Education and Networking Coming to Sacramento on February 23

February 13, 2013

SBE Ennes Workshop

What are Ennes Workshops?


SBE Regulatory Update

January 13, 2013

A 12 page overview of the incentive auction process was posted by the FCC in The FCC Daily Business, on January 16, 2013. The report is an FCC staff summary. This may be of value to those members who have interest in the TV spectrum auction. more…

Thinking of NAB . . . SBE Members Can Get Registration Discounts

January 11, 2013

The Society of Broadcast Engineers has arranged a discount for members of the SBE on registration for the 2013 NAB Show in Las Vegas, April 6-11. If you or your employer is not a member of the NAB, you can register for the conference Smart Pass or Flex Pass at $100 off the non-NAB member rate.  Members of the SBE can also register for a free Exhibits-Only pass.

SBE Webinar Series

November 23, 2012

IP Networking, part 2 – Routing and Switching

This is the second webinar in a series that aids in the self-study for the SBE Certified Broadcast Networking Engineer (CBNE™) certification exam. The webinar will cover how Unicast and Multicast are implemented in IP Networking, when to route and when to switch, and implementing QoS for audio and video applications. Content will be focused primarily on the broadcast plant. The live webinar will be held on Tuesday, December 4, from 2:00-3:30 p.m. ET. more…

SBE University: Online self study courses available on-demand

November 20, 2012
Featured Course 
written by Douglas W. Garlinger, CPBE, 8-VSB, CBNT
Special Pricing for SBE members through November 30 – $79 (a $20 savings)
non-members – $139

November 13, 2012

SBE Operator Digital Handbooks

TV Operator CoverRadio Operator Book CoverThe 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. The SBE Television Operators Certification Handbook and the SBE Certification Handbook for Radio Operators  can now be purchased through  and

Watch the Annual National SBE Membership Meeting Live–October 24th

October 19, 2012


This Wednesday the SBE will hold its 48th National Meeting in Denver, Colorado. If you can’t be there in person, you can watch the one-hour membership meeting via the Internet. more…

Start now on your SBE Re-certification

October 18, 2012


The SBE National Certification Committee has produced a brochure that you can use to help keep track of the activities you have completed during the 5 years of your SBE certification.