Set the standard and become CBNE certified first

Become one of the first to list CBNE after your name on business cards and resumes. Apply to take the exam during the August or November exam periods, the two remaining periods open in 2012. Nine applicants are scheduled to take the CBNE exam during the June exam period, which is now closed to new applicants.

Don’t delay! Be recognized as an expert in the current and most advanced broadcast engineering technology and become CBNE certified this year!

Free webinar: ‘TV White Space Devices and Wireless Microphones’

The next Webinar by SBE, titled “TV White Space Devices and Wireless Microphones“, provides an overview of what the FCC has authorized for unlicensed devices and how this will impact the daily operations of a broadcaster, news organization and production company.

The FCC is now allowing unlicensed wireless devices to operate in vacant TV White Space channels as well as accommodating unlicensed microphone use. This will significantly impact news and remote operations for broadcasters and others. This is not something for the future. It is happening today. It is vital you understand how it will impact you and what you can do to ensure it doesn’t negatively impact your operations. Continue reading

The Shortage of Broadcast Engineers – is there, or do we just need to know where to look?

SBE Executive Director John Poray, CAE, presented “The Shortage of Broadcast Engineers – is there, or do we just need to know where to look?” at the BEC during the 2012 NAB Show. Did you miss the presentation? If so, view the paper, which examines current broadcast engineering demographics and employment trends.

Last call for letters in support of Tech Act

Don’t forget to take five minutes to stop by the SBE booth and complete a letter to your U.S. Representative in support of H.R. 2102, the Tech Act. Members attending the last day of the NAB Show can complete a letter at the SBE booth, L29. A pre-formed letter is available, so it just takes a moment to complete. Members not at the NAB Show can find and use the sample letter in the Legislative section of the SBE website. Not sure who your representative is? No problem. Find your representative by entering your zip code at