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The Society of Broadcast Engineers is raising the bar in what it does to help you succeed.  Each month the SBE sends out an electronic newsletter where you can find information on upcoming educational opportunities, how to obtain and maintain SBE Certification and more.

May 2013

In this issue:

  • New to SBE membership or newly certified? SBE Pins
  • Did you know the SBE Awards Committee is now accepting nominations for the Chapter and Individual awards? Check out the different awards and past winners and download the application.
  • Webinar by SBE on IP Microwave STL's - FREE for SBE members, thanks to DoubleRadius!
  • Helpful books when preparing for an exam
  • SBE Leadership Development Course helps broadcasters improve their management skills - Aug 13-15 in Atlanta

April 2013

In this issue:

  • Reinstate your expired certification
  • Did you know all the education programs brought to you by the SBE earn you credit towards SBE recertification?
  • Preparing for an exam
  • Webinar by SBE on IP Networking, part 6 - an Introduction to IP Multicast
  • Webinar by SBE on Media Assessment Management 101
  • SBE Leadership Development Course taking place August 13-15 in Atlanta

March 2013

In this issue:

  • Exam Preparation
  • Webinar by SBE on IP Networking, part 5 - Building the KSBE Network
  • The annual SBE Membership Drive is taking place right now. Sponsor a new member and save at least $5 on your 2014 SBE dues.

  • SBE certifications links

  • Webinar by SBE on IP Networking, part 6 - an Introduction to IP Multicast
  • Webinar by SBE on FCC Media Assessment Management 101
  • SBE Leadership Development Course Confirmed! August 13-15 in Atlanta

February 2013

In this issue:

  • Exam Preparation
  • Webinars by SBE - live and on-demand - featured webinar includes Webinar by SBE on IP Networking, part 4 - the Fundamentals of IPv6
  • Did you know 38 jobs were posted on JobsOnline last month?

  • SBE certifications - how does it all lay out?

  • Webinar by SBE on FCC Enforcement Actions - an Analysis of Broadcast Violations
  • New Course from SBE University - Adaptive Media Systems Engineering
  • SBE Leadership Development Course Confirmed! August 13-15 in Atlanta

January 2013

In this issue:

  • Certification lapel pins
  • Webinars by SBE - live and on-demand - featured webinar includes Webinar by SBE on IP Networking, part 3 - IP Address Management
  • Stand out to your employers
  • Did you know Radio magazine released their 2012 Salary Survey? It reveals that those holding a certification get paid more than those who don't.

  • SBE Technical Presenters Group - helping groups provide timely, relevant education

  • SBE offers Project Management Courses from the Project Management Institute®

December 2012

In this issue:

  • Certification exam dates and deadlines
  • Webinars by SBE - live and on-demand - featured webinar includes Webinar by SBE on IP Networking, part 3 - IP Address Management
  • Did you know we have logo items in the SBE store? Show your support by wearing an SBE shirt, using a logo notepad or even a cup! They also make great gifts.

  • SBE Specialist certifications

  • SBE University Courses - online on your own time - SBE Members save $20 on Featured course through December 31 - Computer Networking for Broadcast Engineers
  • SBE Technical Presenters Group - helping groups provide timely, relevant education

November 2012

In this issue:

  • Certification exam dates and deadlines
  • Webinars by SBE - live and on-demand - featured webinar includes BXF: Improving Broadcast Operation Workflow
  • Did you know the SBE is now offering project management courses from the Project Management Institute®?

  • SBE operator digital handbooks

  • SBE certifications that require experience
  • SBE University Courses - online on your own time - SBE Members save $20 on Featured course through November 30 - 8-VSB
  • SBE Technical Presenters Group - helping groups provide timely, relevant education

October 2012

In this issue:

  • Re-certification - start now!
  • Webinars by SBE - live and on-demand - featured webinars include Chief Operator Responsibilities and BXF: Improving Broadcast Operation Workflow
  • Did you know the SBE has a blog?

  • SBE and ATSC partner to offer Audio Loudness Management Seminar Series in Atlanta

  • SBE operator digital handbooks
  • Entry-level certifications - no experience required
  • SBE University Courses - online on your own time - SBE Members save $20 on Featured course through October 31 - The New Lifecycle of Media - IP and File Based Architecture and Workflows
  • SBE Technical Presenters Group - helping groups provide timely, relevant education

September 2012

In this issue:

  • SBE certification exam session
  • Webinars by SBE - live and on-demand
  • Did you know The SBE Bookstore has the best industry resources at up to 20 percent off the retail price? This collection of books is authored by an outstanding group of experts in the industry. 

  • SBE and ATSC partner to offer Audio Loudness Management Seminar Series Los Angeles and Atlanta
  • SBE digital handbooks
  • Certification questions wanted from you
  • SBE University Courses - online on your own time - Featured Course - Computer Networking for Broadcast Engineers

August 2012

In this issue:

  • SBE digital handbooks
  • Webinars by SBE - live and on-demand - upcoming webinars on IP Networking, part 1 - the OSI Model and Layers, and the SBE RF Safety Course
  • Did you know the SBE is now offering project management courses from the Project Management Institute®?

  • SBE and ATSC partner to offer Audio Loudness Management Seminar Series in Chicago, Los Angeles and Atlanta
  • SBE suggested reference lists for various certifications
  • SBE University Courses - online on your own time - Featured SBE U Course - ENG Truck Operations
  • SBE Technical Presenters Group - technical presenters available for your next event

July 2012

In this issue:

  • Certification frequently asked questions
  • Webinars by SBE - live and on-demand - upcoming webinar on IPv6 for Broadcasters
  • Did you know the SBE National Meeting takes place October 23-24 in Denver, Colorado?

  • Certification articles of interest

  • SBE and ATSC partner to offer Audio Loudness Management Seminar Series in Chicago, Los Angeles and Atlanta
  • SMPTE seminar on content for mobile devices
  • SBE University Courses - online on your own time - Featured SBE U Course - Simple Network Management Protocol in Broadcast Monitoring and Control Systems

June 2012

In this issue:

  • Show off your hard work - get an SBE certification pin
  • Webinars by SBE - live and on-demand - upcoming webinar on IPv6 for Broadcasters
  • The 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 Amazon.com  and 
    BarnesAndNoble.com
    .

  • SBE Certified Logo

  • SBE Leadership Development Course - July 31-Aug 2 in Atlanta, GA
  • SBE University Courses - online on your own time - Featured SBE U Course - FM Transmission Systems

May 2012

In this issue:

  • Show off your hard work - get an SBE certification pin
  • Webinars by SBE - live and on-demand
  • Did you know the SBE has a blog? Check it out!
  • Employer letters for SBE certification
  • SBE Leadership Development Course - July 31-Aug 2 in Atlanta, GA
  • SBE University Courses - online on your own time
  • Featured SBE U Course - Voice Telco Networks and Studio Interface Systems

April 2012

In this issue:

  • New Certification! CBNE
  • Order CertPreview for CBNE now
  • Webinars by SBE - live and on-demand
  • Featured Webinar by SBE - AM Directional Antenna Modeling
  • Preparation materials for the new CBNE certification
  • SBE Leadership Development Course - July 31-Aug 2 in Atlanta, GA
  • SBE University Courses - online on your own time
  • Featured SBE U Course - TV Video and Audio - a Ready Reference for Engineers

March 2012

In this issue:

  • Certification exams April 17 in Las Vegas
  • Webinars by SBE - live and on-demand
  • Featured Webinar by SBE - TV White Space Devices and Wireless Microphones - FREE for SBE members, thanks to Shure
  • Preparing for recertification
  • SBE Leadership Development Course - July 31-Aug 2 in Atlanta, GA
  • SBE University Courses - online on your own time
  • Featured SBE U Course - Broadcast Audio Processing

February 2012

In this issue:

  • Certification Deadlines
  • Webinars by SBE - live and on-demand
  • Featured Webinar by SBE - Springtime Maintenance to Keep You on the Air
  • SBE Leadership Development Course - July 31-Aug 2
  • Exam Preparation Materials
  • Featured SBE U Course - ENG Truck Operations

January 2012

In this issue:

December 2011

In this issue:

  • Certification Deadlines
  • 2012 SBE Leadership Development Course Announced - July 31-Aug 2, 2012 in Atlanta, GA
  • Webinars by SBE - live and on-demand
  • Achievements shown through SBE certification
  • Featured Webinar by SBE - Chief Operator Responsibilities - January 12
  • Did you know the SBE is now reserving dates for the 2012 Ennes Workshops? Click here to learn more about these affordable one-day live programs that SBE Chapters can host.
  • SBE University Courses - online on your own time
  • Featured SBE U Course - 8-VSB

  

November 2011

In this issue:

  • Certification Tidbits
  • Webinars by SBE - live and on-demand
  • Featured Webinar by SBE - Streaming Radio: a Tutorial for Broadcasters - December 6
  • Did you know that all education courses offered by SBE qualify for recertification credit?
  • From the email bag - member certification suggestion
  • SBE University Courses - online on your own time

  

October 2011

In this issue:

  • How to get certified with the SBE
  • Featured Webinar by SBE - SBE RF Safety Course - Oct 18
  • Webinars by SBE - live and on-demand
  • Did you know that once you purchase an SBE University online, on-demand self study course, you have access to the course as long as it's available, including any updates made?
  • What does it mean to re-certify by professional credits?
  • SBE University Courses - online on your own time

  

September 2011

In this issue:

     

August 2011

In this issue:

  • Get certified in 2011
  • Webinars by SBE - live and on-demand - including Networking Technology for the Broadcast Engineer - The Next Level: Routing and Switching and the SBE RF Safety Course
  • Did you know that 59 jobs were posted on JobsOnline in the last 30 days? Visit JobsOnline today!
  • SBE Specialist certifications
  • SBE University Courses - online on your own time

    

July 2011

In this issue:

  • Get certified in 2011
  • Webinars by SBE - live and on-demand - including Networking Technology for the Broadcast Engineer - The Next Level: Routing and Switching and the SBE RF Safety Course
  • Did you know ballots for the SBE Election of officers are being sent out this month? Be sure to return your ballot by Election Day, August 25. Next year, SBE will begin offering electronic voting for the officer election.
  • SBE 20-year level of certification
  • SBE University Courses - online on your own time!
  • SBE Leadership Development Course - deadline to register is July 15. Need advice on how to get this approved by your company?

June 2011

In this issue:

  • Are you certified? Show it off!
  • Webinars by SBE - live and on-demand - including Creative Strategies for Translators and Boosters, to the SBE RF Safety Course and Project Management
  • Did you know the SBE can be found on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook? Visiting us on these websites may help you network, find out what's going on at the SBE, advance your career, or find employment.
  • SBE's 5 year and 10 year certifications
  • SBE University Courses - online on your own time!
  • SBE Leadership Development Course - deadline to register is July 15. Need advice on how to get this approved by your company?

May 2011

In this issue:

  • Certification Exam Deadlines
  • SBE Celebrates Leadership by offering SBE Members deep discount on Leadership Development Webinar Series, or FREE to anyone who registers for the 3-day Leadership Course
  • SBE Entry-level Certifications
  • Broadcast Towers and Galvanic Corrosion · an Article by David Davies
  • Webinars by SBE - live and on-demand - including Creative Strategies for Translators and Boosters, to the SBE RF Safety Course and Project Management
  • Did you know there is still time to recommend a new member to the Society in the SBE Member Drive going on through May 31?

April 2011

In this issue:

  • Certification Exam Deadlines
  • SBE Leadership Development Course - August 2-4 in Atlanta, Georgia
  • SBE Recertification Success
  • New! SBE Technical Presenters Group
  • Webinars by SBE - live and on-demand - including the RF Safety Course and Project Management
  • Did you know SBE University courses qualify for credit toward recertifcation for SBE Certifications?

March 2011

In this issue:

  • SBE Exam Deadlines
  • SBE Leadership Development Course - August 2-4 in Atlanta, Georgia
  • SBE Recertification Resources
  • SBE University - why take an online course?
  • Webinars by SBE - live and on-demand
  • Did you know the annual SBE membership drive is underway?

            

February 2011

In this issue:

  • Certification News - SBE Certification Exams Schedule, including at the NAB Convention
  • Upcoming Webinars by SBE - SBE RF Safety Course, Networking Technology; and a current listing of all on-demand Webinars by SBE
  • Did you know the SBE website has a new look?
  • SBE Recertification Tips
  • Upcoming 2011 Ennes Workshops - Sacramento and South Florida
  • SBE Leadership Development Course - August 2-4 in Atlanta, Georgia

January 2011

In this issue:

  • Certification News - Show off your SBE Certifications with the SBE Certified Logo
  • Upcoming Webinars by SBE - Mathematics of Reliability, SBE RF Safety Course, Networking Technology; and a current listing of all on-demand Webinars by SBE
  • Did you know the SBE can be found on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook? Visiting us on these websites may help you network, find out what's going on at the SBE, advance your career, or find employment.
  • Upcoming 2011 Ennes Workshops - Sacramento and South Florida
  • Obtaining Employer Letters from the SBE regarding your SBE Certification(s)
  • SBE University Courses

December 2010

In this issue:

  • Certification News - February Exam Registration Deadline of Dec 31; Certification Fees Increase coming in 2011
  • Upcoming Webinars by SBE - Mathematics of Reliability, SBE RF Safety Course, Networking Technology
  • Did you know in October the SBE made a presentation at the Wisconsin Broadcasters Clinic, held in conjunction with the SBE National Meeting? The session described the resources available through SBE to help advance your career.
  • Upcoming 2011 Ennes Workshops - Sacramento and South Florida
  • Exam Preparation Material, including the SBE CertPreview
  • SBE University Courses
  • Education Spotlight: NEW! SBE University Course on Broadcast Audio Processing

November 2010

In this issue:

  • New Networking Certification coming soon
  • Educational Opportunities: live and on-demand webinars, including the upcoming webinar on the FCC Self-Inspection Checklist (Nov 18)
  • Suggested reference books for CEA Certification
  • Did you know the SBE Leadership Development Course is taking place next year August 2-4 in Atlanta? Visit the SBE website to find our more about the course "every manager should attend!"
  • Education Spotlight: SBE University

October 2010

In this issue:

  • Are you certified? If so, use the SBE Certified logo and check out the SBE Certification pins available for purchase
  • Courses available on SBE University and live and on-demand Webinars
  • Suggested reference books for CBTE and CSTE Certifications
  • Did you know you can watch the annual SBE Membership Meeting on the SBE website?  The meeting took place October 27 in Madison, Wisconsin.
  • Education Spotlight: San Diego (Oct 16) and New England (Nov 10) Ennes Workshops

September 2010

In this issue:

  • Certification Updates
  • Upcoming Ennes Workshops, courses available on SBE University and live and on-demand Webinars
  • Suggested reference books for CEV Certifications
  • Did you know the next RF Safety Course takes place September 16 and 6 chapters are hosting the course?
  • Education Spotlight: ATSC Mobile DTV Webinar on September 23

August 2010

In this issue:

  • Upcoming Ennes Workshops, courses available on SBE University and live and on-demand Webinars
  • Suggested reference books for CBRE and CSRE Certifications
  • What SBE Certification means to Chris Castro, CBTE, CBT
  • Did you know that three Ennes Workshop programs are reaching out to area college students? Congratulations to these chapters for promoting broadcast engineering to the next generation!
  • Education Spotlight: SBE RF Safety Course Live Webinar - September 16, 2010 at 6:00 p.m. ET

July 2010

In this issue:

  • Recertification - tools to help you keep track of your activities toward recertification
  • Upcoming Ennes Workshops, Webinars and the SBE Leadership Development Course
  • Suggested reference books for CBNT Certification
  • Tell us what SBE Certification means to you
  • Did you know that all education courses offered by SBE qualify for recertification credit?
  • Education Spotlight: Webinar on Human Factors in Broadcasting

June 2010

In this issue:

  • Certification Exam Deadlines and Opportunities, Upcoming Ennes Workshops, Webinars and the SBE Leadership Development Course
  • How CertPreview can prepare you for an SBE Certification exam
  • What SBE Certification means to Mark Simpson, CPBE, AMD, CBNT
  • Did you know that 38 jobs were posted on JobsOnline during the month of May?
  • Education Spotlight: Webinar on Maximizing HD and 1080p/60 Cable Performance

May 2010

In this issue:

  • CertPreview Coming Soon, Upcoming Ennes Workshops, the SBE Leadership Development Course and Webinars
  • New SBE Certified logo
  • What SBE Certification means to Paul Boykin, CSTE, CBNT
  • Did you know SBE archives past issues of the Signal?
  • Education Spotlight: SBE University - a description of all the courses

April 2010

In this issue:

  • Certification Exam Opportunities, Upcoming Ennes Workshops, the SBE Leadership Development Course and Webinars
  • SBE Specialist Certifications defined
  • What SBE Certification means to Andy Funk, CSTE
  • Did you know that students have access to the course they purchase on SBE University for the entire life of the course, including any updates made?
  • Education Spotlight: SBE University - a description of all the courses

March 2010

In this issue:

  • Upcoming Ennes Workshops, Webinars, and the SBE Leadership Development Course
  • Identifying SBE Certifications for which you qualify
  • What SBE Certification means to Paul Claxton, CPBE, CBNT
  • Did you know that upon obtaining an SBE Certification, you can request a letter be mailed to your employer?
  • Education Spotlight: El Paso Ennes Workshop

February 2010

In this issue:

  • Suggested reference lists for SBE Certifications, Upcoming Ennes Workshops, Webinars, and the SBE Leadership Development Course
  • SBE Certifications Defined
  • What SBE Certification means to Mike Scott, CPBE
  • Did you know that you can renew your membership online?
  • Education Spotlight: Ennes Workshop at the NAB Show

January 2010

In this issue:

  • Certification Exam Opportunities, Upcoming Ennes Workshops and Webinars
  • Recertification by Professional Credits...What does that mean?
  • What SBE Certification means to Paul Burnham, CSTE, CBT
  • Did you know that SBE President Vinny Lopez updates SBE Membership through short audio netcasts?
  • Education Spotlight: Event Frequency Coordination 2-part Webinar Series

 

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