SBE to conduct RF safety webcast tomorrow

The Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE) tomorrow will present its RF Safety Course at nine locations around the country.

The course is from 2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. EST and is delivered via webcast. The safety training is intended for ENG and SNG maintenance personnel, chief engineers, transmitter engineers and station management.

Presented by Richard Strickland of RF Safety Solutions, the course has been approved for one SBE recertification credit.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Transmitter sites
  • SNG and ENG trucks
  • Remote operations
  • AM station-related hazards
  • RF protection equipment
  • Warning signs

Most of the nine sites are open, but some are restricted to the hosting party only. Locations include:

  • New York City
  • San Luis Obispo, CA
  • Springfield, MA
  • San Mateo, CA
  • Grand Junction, CO
  • Ft. Smith, AK
  • Needham, MA
  • Indianapolis

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