SBE Members can take advantage of a $20 savings by purchasing the 8-VSB course on SBE University by the end of the month. This course, written by Doug Garlinger, CPBE, 8-VSB, CBNT, provides an overview of the 8-VSB system from end to end, providing all the basic information needed to understand the nature of 8-VSB modulation and to recognize deficiencies in the transmitted signal. This information will be invaluable in installing, maintaining and operating a digital television transmitter facility. Much of the material contained in this course will aid the student in his or her efforts to obtain the SBE 8-VSB Certification.
The course has 14 chapters, and includes graphics, a glossary, quiz questions, and a final exam. Subjects include an introduction to 8-VSB, video compression, DTV audio, active format description, PSIP, 8-VSB signal and channel occupancy, the 8-VSB transmitter, 8-VSB spectral display and mask, television power and DTV service areas.
The courses on SBE University are made up of 8-14 chapters. They can be viewed unlimited times. Courses also contain graphics, a glossary, quiz questions, and a final exam, all to compliment the course. In addition, you can view a preview of this course, and any of the courses on SBE University.