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“The objective of the AFCCE shall be to aid and promote the proper federal administration and regulation of those engineering and technical phases of communications which are regulated by the Federal Communications Commission, to uphold the honor and dignity of engineers before the Federal Communications Commission, and to provide for the mutual improvement and social intercourse of the members of the Association.”

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March 2021 Luncheon Meeting

Friday, March 19, 2021

ATSC 3.0 – NextGen Broadcasting is both TV and Radio

Fred Baumgartner
Director of Next Generation Broadcast Implementation, Sinclair Broadcasting

NextGen Broadcasting is both TV and radio as we know it — and a major departure. NextGen is seemingly everything – mobile, OTT-OTA, Ultra High Definition, Digital Ad Insertion, radio…
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Robert Lloyd Hoover

It is with regret that we must report the passing of Robert (Bob) Lloyd Hoover, P.E. on Dec. 26, 2020.  Bob was in the hospital suffering from complications of COVID-19.

Bob obtained his bachelor’s & master’s degrees from Emory University in Atlanta, and received his PhD from University of North Carolina at Raleigh.  Immediately following…
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February 2021 Luncheon Meeting

Friday, February 19, 2021

Thermal Imaging using drone for Broadcast Engineering

Paul Shulins, President of Shulins’ Solutions

This talk will discuss the theory behind thermal imaging and the practical applications I have found useful to broadcasters by combining the advanced sensors to detect infrared electromagnetic radiation with UAS (drones). Recently this set of tools has…
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2021 Annual Meeting Update

The AFCCE Board has penciled in Albuquerque, NM as the location for the 2021 Annual Meeting June 24-26 in hopes that the COVID situation will improve. However, no detailed planning/reservations will be set at this time due to the uncertainty. The Board will poll the membership in the upcoming months (mid-April at the latest) to reassess…
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January 2021 Luncheon Meeting

Friday, January 22, 2021

Design of Synchronized SFN for Maxxcasting/Zonecasting

Bert Goldman, President of Goldman Engineering Management

Bert Goldman will give a tutorial on the design of synchronized SFN (or Maxxcasting) which Geo has deployed in several places and then discuss the Zonecasting design which is based upon Maxxcasting as the foundation.

Mr. Goldman is…
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