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The new SBE CertPreview will be a download from the SBE website or you may choose to have the CD mailed to you. The program will be installed onto your computer and will be machine specific. The program will be available for Windows and Mac. Each sample test contains 50+ questions typical of those found on an actual exam. You will take the exam in its entirety and be able to mark and review questions before scoring your sample exam. By scoring the exam, you will be given a percentage and a breakdown of categories contained within the exam. This will help you identify your strengths and weaknesses. You will also be able to revisit questions that you answered wrong.

SBE CertPreview can be purchased for the following levels:

Certified Broadcast Technologist (CBT) Radio or Television FCC, General, Audio, Video, RF, AM-FM RF, TV RF, Satellite, Microwave, Safety, Networking

Certified Broadcast Networking Technologist (CBNT) - No experience required Covers a variety of networking knowledge and skills common to various networks. Not software specific.

Certified Audio Engineer (CEA) 5 years of experience FCC, General, Audio, Video, AM-FM, TV, Satellite, Microwave, Safety, Networking

Certified Video Engineer (CEV) 5 years of experience FCC, General, Audio, Video, AM-FM, TV, Satellite, Microwave, Safety, Networking

Certified Broadcast Radio Engineer (CBRE) 5 years of experience FCC, General, Audio, Video, RF, AM-FM RF, TV RF, Satellite, Microwave, Safety, Networking

Certified Broadcast Television Engineer (CBTE) 5 years of experience FCC, General, Audio, Video, RF, AM-FM RF, TV RF, Satellite, Microwave, Safety, Networking

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Certified Broadcast Networking Engineer (CBNE) 5 years of experience Audio/Video over IP for Broadcast, Digital Content Management, Video Systems in an IT World, Data Transmission Systems and Practices, General PC Hardware, interconnection, and backup

Certified Senior Radio Engineer (CSRE) 10 years of experience FCC, General, Audio, Video, RF, AM-FM RF, TV RF, Satellite, Microwave, Safety, Networking

Certified Senior Television Engineer (CSTE) 10 years of experience; FCC, General, Audio, Video, RF, AM-FM RF, TV RF, Satellite, Microwave, Safety, Networking

8-VSB Specialist (8-VSB) - You must first hold a 5-year, 10-year or 20-year certification; transport stream, audio (AC-3), video (MPEG-2), PSIP, DVT standards documents and transmissions systems

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AM Directional Specialist (AMD) - You must first hold a 5-year, 10-year or 20-year certification; FCC rules concerning directional operation, test equipment and safety procedures, operation, maintenance and repair of the directional antenna system

Digital Radio Broadcast Specialist (DRB) - You must first hold a 5-year, 10-year or 20-year certification.

  

About Certification Exams 

The purpose of the Certification exam is to permit you to demonstrate your comprehension of the prescribed body of knowledge for your particular experience level and field of specialization. The exams consist of 50 multiple choice questions drawn from a file of several hundred questions, ranging from basic electronics to state-of-the-art maintenance problems.

All exams are conducted OPEN BOOK, and calculators are allowed.

Working engineers on the SBE Certification Committee develop the questions.

Cost is:

$29 for the download (per test)

or

$33 for the CD (per test)
add $3 per CD* for shipping/handling
* Multiple tests can be purchased on one CD

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