Most Popular Articles
SBE Renews Focus on EAS Education
Madison, WI - Oct 27, 2010 - At the Oct. 26 meeting of the Society of Broadcast Engineers board of directors, the SBE board reaffirmed the Society's focus in its role with the Emergency Alert System to educate and inform its members, as well as serve as a technical resource to the broadcast industry regarding EAS.
Also at the meeting, the board created a new committee to carry out this mission. Called the SBE EAS Education Committee, SBE President Vinny Lopez, CEV CBNT, appointed Ralph Beaver, CBT, to chair this committee. Beaver's involvement with EAS began with his work in broadcast emergency alerting in the state of Florida in 1973 and includes his recent leadership of the SBE's former EAS Committee.
"EAS is about to undergo significant changes with the adoption of the Common Alerting Protocol (CAP) and SBE members seek information about how to implement these changes and remain compliant with FCC rules," said President Lopez. "The SBE is in a unique position to gather and deliver this information through the work of this new committee. The SBE continues to serve as technical resource to the broadcast industry."
The SBE discussion e-mail list, called the EAS Exchange, continues to be an active resource of EAS information for SBE members and non-members alike.
Acceptable Use Policy blog comments powered by Disqus
[an error occurred while processing this directive]
Today in Radio History
The history of radio broadcasting extends beyond the work of a few famous inventors.
Read each issue online in our Digital Edition Format in your Web browser.
EAS Information More on EAS
The feed provides feeds for all US states and territories.
Need a calendar for your computer desktop? Use one of ours.
Information from manufacturers and associations about industry news, products, technology and business announcements.
Browse Back Issues[an error occurred while processing this directive]
Also in the January Issue
- Trends in Technology: AES-X210, The "Missing Piece" of AES67?
- FCC Proposes Online Publc File Rules for Radio
- RF Engineering: Licensing AM Stations Using Method of Moments
- Field Report: Zoom H6