03.01.2007 12:00 AM
NAB Honors MSTV's Tawil, Kintronic's King With Engineering Achievement Award
The NAB will honor two longtime engineers--Association for Maximum Service Television (MSTV) Senior Vice President Victor Tawil and Kintronic Laboratories Chairman of the Board Louis A. King--for their outstanding achievements and contributions in broadcast engineering, with the 2007 NAB Engineering Achievement Award.

The award will be presented during the NAB Technology Luncheon, sponsored by Samsung, on Wednesday, April 18 at NAB2007 in Las Vegas. TiVo President and CEO Tom Rogers will be the featured keynote speaker.

As senior vice president of MSTV, Tawil provides technology and telecommunication policy guidance to MSTV's 400-plus member television stations. Prior to joining MSTV, Tawil worked at the FCC specializing in spectrum management, tropospheric propagation and system engineering. In 14 years at the commission, he worked extensively in broadcasting, satellite, wireless communications and new communication technologies, and served as a U.S. delegate on International and ITU Plenipotentiary Conferences and bilateral negotiations.

King has contributed to the radio broadcast industry as an inventor, educator, consulting engineer and manufacturer. After receiving his first patent for a pulse transformer design, King served as an educator at Clemson College. He spent four years at the RCA, where he was instrumental in the design of the first air-cooled 50 kW AM transmitter. He received the patent for the bistable multivibrator (better known as the flip-flop circuit) commonly used as the basic switching device in early computers. King later began a consulting business that led to Kintronic.

Since 1959, the Engineering Achievement Awards have recognized individuals for contributions that have significantly advanced the state of the art of broadcasting engineering.

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