SBE Broadcast Engineering Handbook: Hands-On Guide to Station Design and Maintenance

by: Jerry C. Whitaker


Abstract: Up-to-date broadcast engineering essentials. This encyclopedic resource offers complete coverage of the latest broadcasting practices and technologies. Written by a team of recognized experts in the field, SBE Broadcast Engineering Handbook thoroughly explains radio and television transmission systems, DTV transport, information technology systems for broadcast applications, production systems, facility design, broadcast management, and regulatory issues. In addition, valuable, easy-to-use appendices are included with extensive reference data and tables. SBE Broadcast Engineering Handbook is a hands-on guide to broadcast station design and maintenance. Coverage includes: • Regulatory requirements and related issues • AM, FM, and TV transmitters, transmission lines, and antenna systems • DTV transmission systems, coverage, and measurement • MPEG-2 transport • Program and System Information Protocol (PSIP) • Information technology for broadcast plants • Production facility design • Audio and video monitoring systems • Master control and centralized facilities • Asset management • Production intercom systems • Production lighting systems • Broadcast facility design • Transmission system maintenance • Broadcast management and leadership
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Title: SBE Broadcast Engineering Handbook: Hands-On Guide to Station Design and Maintenance

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education: New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Athens, London, Madrid, Mexico City, Milan, New Delhi, Singapore, Sydney, Toronto

Copyright / Pub. Date: 2016 McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780071826266

Authors:

Jerry C. Whitaker Editor-in-Chief, is Vice President of Standards Development for the Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) in Washington, D.C. He is the author or editor of more than 40 technical books, including DTV Handbook, Standard Handbook of Video and Television Engineering, Standard Handbook of Audio Engineering, and Communications Receivers. Mr. Whitaker is a Fellow of the Society of Broadcast Engineers.

Description: Up-to-date broadcast engineering essentials. This encyclopedic resource offers complete coverage of the latest broadcasting practices and technologies. Written by a team of recognized experts in the field, SBE Broadcast Engineering Handbook thoroughly explains radio and television transmission systems, DTV transport, information technology systems for broadcast applications, production systems, facility design, broadcast management, and regulatory issues. In addition, valuable, easy-to-use appendices are included with extensive reference data and tables. SBE Broadcast Engineering Handbook is a hands-on guide to broadcast station design and maintenance. Coverage includes: • Regulatory requirements and related issues • AM, FM, and TV transmitters, transmission lines, and antenna systems • DTV transmission systems, coverage, and measurement • MPEG-2 transport • Program and System Information Protocol (PSIP) • Information technology for broadcast plants • Production facility design • Audio and video monitoring systems • Master control and centralized facilities • Asset management • Production intercom systems • Production lighting systems • Broadcast facility design • Transmission system maintenance • Broadcast management and leadership