IEEE Broadcast Symposium Hotel Reservations Needed by Sept. 30
If you are planning to attend the IEEE Broadcast Symposium in Washington D.C. Oct. 31 through Nov. 2 this year and want to stay at the Hotel Washington, in which the Symposium is being held, make your reservation by Sept. 30 to qualify for the special rate.
The IEEE Broadcast Symposium, in my opinion, is the best conference on the calendar for hearing about new RF and transmission technologies ranging from AM radio to satellite TV. The IEEE Broadcast Technology Society (BTS), sponsor of the Symposium, has also been adding papers on topics related to Internet based media distribution. This year’s sessions include Using Broadcast DTV Signals for Mobile Applications, Broadcast Digital Television Transmission, Broadcast Digital Radio Transmission and Digital Cable and IPTV Applications.
The preliminary program, registration information and a link for hotel reservations are all available on the 57th Annual IEEE Broadcast Symposium web page.
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Doug Lung is one of America's foremost authorities on broadcast RF technology. As vice president of Broadcast Technology for NBCUniversal Local, H. Douglas Lung leads NBC and Telemundo-owned stations’ RF and transmission affairs, including microwave, radars, satellite uplinks, and FCC technical filings. Beginning his career in 1976 at KSCI in Los Angeles, Lung has nearly 50 years of experience in broadcast television engineering. Beginning in 1985, he led the engineering department for what was to become the Telemundo network and station group, assisting in the design, construction and installation of the company’s broadcast and cable facilities. Other projects include work on the launch of Hawaii’s first UHF TV station, the rollout and testing of the ATSC mobile-handheld standard, and software development related to the incentive auction TV spectrum repack.
A longtime columnist for TV Technology, Doug is also a regular contributor to IEEE Broadcast Technology. He is the recipient of the 2023 NAB Television Engineering Award. He also received a Tech Leadership Award from TV Tech publisher Future plc in 2021 and is a member of the IEEE Broadcast Technology Society and the Society of Broadcast Engineers.