National Association of Broadcasters Engineering Handbook

National Association of Broadcasters Engineering Handbook

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The NAB Engineering Handbook provides detailed information on virtually every aspect of the broadcast chain, from news gathering, program production and postproduction through master control and distribution links to transmission, antennas, RF propagation, cable and satellite. Hot topics covered include HD Radio, HDTV, 2 GHz broadcast auxiliary services, EAS, workflow, metadata, digital asset management, advanced video and audio compression, audio and video over IP, and Internet broadcasting. A wide range of related topics that engineers and managers need to understand are also covered, including broadcast administration, FCC practices, technical standards, security, safety, disaster planning, facility planning, project management, and engineering management. Basic principles and the latest technologies and issues are all addressed by respected professionals with first-hand experience in the broadcast industry and manufacturing. This edition has been fully revised and updated, with 104 chapters and over 2000 pages. The Engineering Handbook provides the single most comprehensive and accessible resource available for engineers and others working in production, postproduction, networks, local stations, equipment manufacturing or any of the associated areas of radio and television. * An National Association of Broadcasters official publication * Over 100 industry leaders combine their knowledge and expertise into one comprehensive reference * Completely revised to add many new technologies such as HDTV, Video over IP, and moreMaintenance Schedules In addition to the construction and facilities documentation set, a checklist and maintenance ... The HVAC and electrical contractors can be of great assistance in establishing the initial maintenance schedule for the equipment and systems that have been installed. ... Of course, if the facility is located next to an airport or major highway, the window may result in more backgroundanbsp;...

Title:National Association of Broadcasters Engineering Handbook
Author:Edmund A. Williams
Publisher:Taylor & Francis - 2007


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