The world is down one more TV repairman. Gaylen Fink of Buffalo Grove, Ill., passed away last week at the age of 74. He“d been selling and fixing television sets in the Chicago suburb for 33 years, according to the Daily Herald. His eulogy is a poignant retrospective of a business and a skill set passing into history.
SBE Certifications: 30 Years Old
The SBE is marking 30 years of certification. In an announcement about the anniversary, the society recalled the beginnings of the program: "During a Society of Broadcast Engineers Board of Directors meeting on November 13, 1975, a decision was made to commence a Program of Certification for broadcast engineers.