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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 31, 2006
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NAB Radio Show To Feature Three-Day Technical Program

WASHINGTON, DC - The 2006 NAB Radio Show will feature a comprehensive conference program focusing on current technical issues affecting radio. Designed for practicing engineers, this year's sessions will offer unique educational and networking opportunities for radio engineers, giving participants the opportunity to meet one-on-one with exhibitors to discuss new and existing products.

In addition, the Dallas Society for Broadcast Engineers Chapter (SBE) 67 has joined NAB to develop the first day's sessions that will include an opportunity to take SBE Certification exams. The 2006 NAB Radio Show technical session programming will include:

Wednesday, September 20, 2006

SBE Day
The NAB Radio Show in cooperation with SBE Dallas Chapter 67 is presenting a day of technical presentations on HD Radio and SBE certification exams. On-site applications for certification exams will be accepted, but advance applications are encouraged. SBE members should contact SBE headquarters to request specific exams. More information can be found at www.sbe.org.


Thursday, September 21, 2006

Radio Technology Forum

More than ever before, radio engineers need to stay up-to-date on the latest technological issues affecting the industry. This full-day forum will offer a variety of technical presentations that will be immediately useful to practicing engineers. Topics covered will include digital radio opportunities and challenges, case studies from the field, digital audio transcoding, multicasting and datacasting.


Friday, September 22, 2006

Digital Radio Measurement Workshop
Broadcast engineers familiar with analog signal measurements are now challenged to master new techniques for evaluating their digital signals. To ensure good signal quality and minimize interference, it is necessary to make accurate measurements of Hybrid IBOC signals. This session includes a review of scalar measurement techniques with spectrum analyzers and power meters, and will provide an introduction to vector measurements of IBOC signals. The session will also touch upon the impact of amplifiers, filters, and antennas on AM and FM IBOC signal characteristics.

Each technical session will offer 'Question & Answer' time following each presentation.

About The NAB Radio Show
The NAB Radio Show is the largest annual convention for radio. This year's show, Sep. 20 - 22 in Dallas, features interactive sessions, special events and exhibits and is co-located with the R&R Convention. More information about The NAB Radio Show is available here.

About NAB
The National Association of Broadcasters is a trade association that advocates on behalf of more than 8,300 free, local radio and television stations and also broadcast networks before Congress, the Federal Communications Commission and the Courts. Information about NAB can be found at www.nab.org.

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