McGraw-Hill Professional and the Society of Broadcast Engineers Announce Project

Published June 3, 2013

By Communications Team


NEW YORK, June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw-Hill Professional, a leading global provider of print and digital engineering content, and the Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE), the professional organization of television and radio engineers, are proud to announce a new project to create a standard reference handbook for the broadcast engineering field. The SBE Broadcast Engineering Handbook will be edited by Jerry Whitaker, Vice President of the Advanced Television Systems Committee, and written by dozens of subject experts drawn from the broadcast engineering community.

This comprehensive handbook will explain DTV (digital TV) and DAR (digital audio radio) within the context of existing radio and TV technologies, providing key equations and reference data used in the design, specification, and installation of broadcast transmission systems; the Handbook will publish in Spring 2015.

"McGraw-Hill Professional has a long history of serving the broadcast engineering field," said Steve Chapman, publisher of the Science/Technology group, "So to assemble this landmark reference in partnership with the Society of Broadcast Engineers – with their extensive knowledge of the technologies and deep roots in the technical community – is extremely exciting."

Ralph Hogan, president of the Society of Broadcast Engineers, said, "We are very pleased to be working on this important project with such a respected publisher as McGraw-Hill Professional. This new publication is among the many efforts the society has done and will do in the future to help provide educational resources to our members and the broadcast engineering community."

About McGraw-Hill Professional

McGraw-Hill Professional, a division of McGraw-Hill Education, is a leading global provider of print and electronic content and services for the medical, technical, and business communities. Its offerings include reference and certification books for all professional and educational disciplines and online solutions on medical and health, engineering, business, and scientific topics. For more information, visit www.mhprofessional.com.

McGraw-Hill Education is a digital learning company that draws on its more than 100 years of educational expertise to offer solutions which improve learning outcomes around the world. McGraw-Hill is the adaptive education technology leader with the vision for creating a highly personalized learning experience that prepares students of all ages for the world that awaits. The company has offices across North America, India, China, Europe, the Middle East and South America, and makes its learning solutions available in more than 65 languages. For additional information, visit www.mheducation.com

About The Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE)

The Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE) is the only organization devoted to the advancement of all levels and types of broadcast engineering and the broadcast engineer. With more than 5,500 members and 114 local chapters, the SBE provides a forum for the exchange of ideas and the sharing of information to help members keep pace with our rapidly changing industry. The SBE amplifies the voices of broadcast engineers by validating skills with professional certification, by offering educational opportunities to maintain and expand those skills and by speaking out on technical regulatory issues that affect how our members work.

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