Originally presented April 23, 2020, 2 p.m. ET
How much do you know about those bursts of data that fire off every week on your station? Do terms like CAP, RWT, RMT, EAN, EAT, EOM, and others make your head spin? Most broadcasters understand the fact that they are legally required by the FCC to install and maintain Emergency Alert System equipment, but what do you need to know in order to ensure compliance with these FCC regulations? This session will cover the basics of what EAS is and isn’t, as well as what you need to know in the role of a chief operator responsible for monitoring and maintaining the system. We’ll focus primarily on radio broadcast applications of EAS, but will touch on television applications as well!
Shane Toven has been involved in the field of broadcast engineering for over 27 years. Starting as a volunteer for KAXE-FM (Grand Rapids, MN) at the age of 13, where he learned the trade and became a full time engineer. In 2006, Shane joined Wyoming Public Media at the University of Wyoming and shortly thereafter became the director of engineering. He left Wyoming Public Media to pursue an editorial position with Radio magazine in 2014. In 2016, Shane joined the TV Solutions Group of the Telos Alliance as an applications engineer. After a couple of years in the glamorous business of broadcast equipment manufacturing, Shane returned to broadcast engineering full-time as a field engineer for Educational Media Foundation. He was recently promoted to senior broadcast engineer for Educational Media Foundation, and is now responsible for engineering R&D for the K-LOVE and Air1 broadcast networks.
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