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Suggested References Materials for SBE Specialist Certifications 8-VSB, AMD, DRB

The National Certification Committee suggests the following as references in preparation for the engineering SBE certification examinations. This is just a short list of publications suggested as useful references. The exams are not specifically based on these materials. The National Certification Committee will add other references to the list as the Committee reviews new publications.

Books/Courses/Websites

Titles in blue are available through the SBE Bookstore, which offers a discount to SBE Members. Titles marked with an asterisk (*) are currently out of print; however, this does not mean they are out-of-date or unavailable through some booksellers or libraries. SBE University courses are available on-line and on-demand to fit with your schedule. These courses are available for purchase through the SBE webiste.

 

8-VSB Specialist

  • Zenith paper by Eilers and Sgrignoli “Digital Television Parameters – Analysis & Discussion”
  • DTV Handbook, 3rd Edition -  by Jerry Whitaker, published by McGraw – Hill *
  • 8-VSB Course - available on-demand through SBE University

AM Directional Specialist

            

Websites:

http://www.crawfordbroadcasting.com/Eng_Files/AM%20Antenna%20Systems.pdf

Digital Radio Broadcast Specialist

Websites:

www.ibiquity.com

www.nrscstandards.org