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IP Networking, Part 1 - the OSI Model and Layers

A webinar to help you prepare for the CBNE Certification

Instructional Method: On-Demand Webinar

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Goals and Deliverables

Who Should Attend

About Your Instructor

SBE Recertification Credit

Registration and Pricing

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This webinar is the first in a series that aids in the self-study for the SBE Certified Broadcast Networking Engineer (CBNE) certification exam. This webinar will focus on introducing concepts of the OSI Model, TCP Model, and the application to the Physical, Network, and Transport layers as applied to IP Networking. Content will be focused on the broadcast plant where possible and is applicable to those sitting for the CBNE exam.


Goals and Deliverables

  • How network models related to the development of standards and practices
  • Physical layer implementation of Ethernet technology in wired and wireless environments
  • Physical network addressing and role of the network layer in Ethernet networks
  • TCP & UDP and the role of the transport layer in IP networks
  • Why UDP is utilized in the broadcast network environment


Who Should Attend

Those who wish to embark on self-study preparation for the SBE CBNE certification exam in a structured approach or one who desires an understanding of IP based networking will benefit from this webinar.

About Your Instructor - Wayne M. Pecena, CPBE, 8-VSB, AMD, DRB, CBNE

Wayne PecenaWayne Pecena is the assistant director of educational broadcast services in the Office of Information Technology at Texas A&M University. In this position, he serves as the director of engineering of TTVN: The Enterprise Videoconference and Data Network serving the Texas A&M University System and Public Broadcast stations KAMU-TV and KAMU-FM serving the Brazos Valley area. He is responsible for leading technology implementation for the enterprise network of the Texas A&M University System, supporting more than 150 IP data locations and more than 350 videoconference sites within Texas and internationally. In addition, Wayne is responsible for broadcast technology implementation at KAMU. He has more than 35 years of broadcast telecommunications experience and holds BS and MS degrees from Texas A&M University. He is a licensed private pilot and holds Amateur Radio Operator License N1WP.

SBE Recertification Credit

The completion of this webinar from Webinars by SBE qualifies for 1 credit, identified under Category I of the Recertification Schedule for SBE Certifications. 

Registration and Pricing   

This webinar is approximately one hour and 20 minutes long.

SBE Members: $62

SBE MemberPlus Members FREE

Non-Members: $92

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The Broadcast Infrastructure Cybersecurity series, like all new SBE webinars presented in 2020, are included at no additional cost for members who renew or join using the $175 SBE MemberPlus membership option. You get all four Cybersecurity modules, plus access to all archived SBE webinars and any new live webinars SBE presents through March 31, 2021, all for no extra cost. Members can renew and newcomers may join online at the SBE website using the SBE MemberPlus option.

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Bring this Presenter to Your Area

The Society of Broadcast Engineers is working with select industry professionals, including Wayne Pecena, to be a part of the new SBE Technical Presenters Group. For a reasonable fee and travel expenses, groups such as state broadcasters associations, broadcasting companies, SBE chapters and others have the opportunity to include one of these speakers in their next engineering conference, or as a trainer for their engineering staff. Speakers from the SBE Technical Presenters Group are generally available to speak across the country. Click here for details on how to confirm Wayne Pecena at your program.



If you have questions regarding this webinar, contact Cathy Orosz via email or by phone at 317-- 846-9000.

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