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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.”

Latest News

Warren Happel

Warren Paul Happel, age 88, of Brecksville, Ohio passed on Sunday, March 1, 2020.

Warren was born on September 13, 1931 in Quincy, Illinois, to Ellen Tomamichel Happel and Karl Happel. He married Diane Gaudi Happel on March 1, 1969 at Grace Lutheran Church, Detroit, Michigan. Warren is survived by his wife Diane, three…
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February 2020 Luncheon Meeting

Friday, February 21, 2020

Antenna Systems for AM Transmission – Economy, Performance, Efficiency in the Context of the Changing Market

Benjamin F. Dawson, III,  PE Consultant Engineer

While optimizing an AM antenna transmission system for performance is a worthwhile goal, the changing market circumstances require that some AM antenna systems be as economical as possible…
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January 2020 Luncheon Meeting

Friday, January 24, 2020

ATSC 3.0: A Status Report

Lynn Claudy, National Association of Broadcasters

A progress report on the ATSC 3.0 suite of standards, implementation status, and evolutionary path for future services.

On January 2nd it was announced that the ITU adopted ATSC 3.0 as a recommended digital broadcast standard.  See the press release…
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November 2019 Luncheon Meeting

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Speaker: Rosemary Harold of FCC Enforcement Bureau

Rosemary Harold, Chief, FCC Enforcement Bureau

Rosemary C. Harold is Chief of the Enforcement Bureau at the Federal Communications Commission, where she leads the Commission’s largest organizational unit, including its field offices around the country. Ms. Harold rejoins the agency from Wilkinson Barker Knauer…
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