National Association of Broadcasters Engineering Handbook

National Association of Broadcasters Engineering Handbook

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The NAB Engineering Handbook provides detailed information on virtually every aspect of the broadcast chain, from news gathering, program production and postproduction through master control and distribution links to transmission, antennas, RF propagation, cable and satellite. Hot topics covered include HD Radio, HDTV, 2 GHz broadcast auxiliary services, EAS, workflow, metadata, digital asset management, advanced video and audio compression, audio and video over IP, and Internet broadcasting. A wide range of related topics that engineers and managers need to understand are also covered, including broadcast administration, FCC practices, technical standards, security, safety, disaster planning, facility planning, project management, and engineering management. Basic principles and the latest technologies and issues are all addressed by respected professionals with first-hand experience in the broadcast industry and manufacturing. This edition has been fully revised and updated, with 104 chapters and over 2000 pages. The Engineering Handbook provides the single most comprehensive and accessible resource available for engineers and others working in production, postproduction, networks, local stations, equipment manufacturing or any of the associated areas of radio and television.Be sure that the monitor speakers are securely mounted and, if in doubt, install a safety cable to prevent personnel injury should the mount fail. Near-Field Speakers The popular use of small near-field monitors lessens the effect of the room acoustics from the monitoring system. ... Power Amplifiers The power amplifier is a vital component of the monitoring system. ... Engineers have installed home stereo speakers, car stereo speakers, or speakers designed with characteristics similaranbsp;...

Title:National Association of Broadcasters Engineering Handbook
Author:Graham A. Jones, David H. Layer, Thomas G. Osenkowsky
Publisher:Taylor & Francis - 2013-04-26


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