Our Mission

“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

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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Rosslyn Holiday Inn Demolished

The Holiday Inn that AFCCE called home for its monthly meetings for the past decade or so was demolished by controlled explosion yesterday (click on photo). This was the reason that our luncheon venue was changed to the Residence Inn this year, even though Covid-19 has prohibited its use.



Thomas J. Vaughan

Thomas J. “Tom” Vaughan, of Rye, passed away peacefully at the age of 92, on November 4, 2020 after a long, full and happy life.

Tom was born on September 30th, 1928 to Michael and Marie Vaughan in Somerville, MA. In 1946 he graduated from St John’s Cambridge. He was a WWII veteran, serving…
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November 2020 Luncheon Meeting

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

ATSC 3.0 – Update

Madeleine Noland , President ATSC

Madeleine Noland will provide an update on the progress of the ATSC 3.0 commercial deployment in the US and offer a glimpse into the future of the ATSC 3.0 platform.

Ms. Noland is the President of the Advanced Television Systems Committee Inc….
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Lewis D. Wetzel

Lewis D. Wetzel, 95, died on Monday, Sept. 28, 2020 at Bridgton Hospital after a long battle with multiple myeloma. Lewis was born on Dec. 8, 1924, in Beaver Springs, Pa. to L. Banks and Pauline (Dreese) Wetzel.He enlisted in the Navy shortly after graduating from high school in 1942. He received a medical…
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New AFCCE Board Announced for 2020-21

Following the Annual Spring elections, AFCCE welcomed two new members to the Board, each replacing outgoing members Anne Goodwin Crump (Associate)  and Chris Horne (Full).  The Board is grateful for their contributions.  New Board Members are Matt Butcher (Full) and John Kean (Associate).  Jonathan Edwards (Full) is also returning for a consecutive 4 year term,…
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New AFCCE Website Coming Soon

AFCCE will be unveiling a new website this Summer which will not only be easier to navigate and provide more information, but will consolidate the member directory.  This will make the renewal process more robust and reduce membership data and communications issues. The new site is almost finished and about to enter beta testing.  Stay…
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