The Society of Broadcast Engineers

The Association for Broadcast and Multimedia Technology Professionals

IP Microwave STLs

Originally streamed in 2018


Broadcasters have been needing and asking the FCC for more channels and bandwidth for years now. We need more! With the growth of HD audio and video the need for reliable STLs continues to grow every year.

In August 2011 the FCC abolished the last link rule opening Part 101 licensed frequencies to broadcasters. Finally the FCC has opened new frequencies that can be used for reliable STLs. These frequencies like 950MHz, 7GHz, and 13GHz are licensed frequencies but with the ability to run high-speed, bidirectional data rates. These frequencies have the ability to provide up to 1Gb of bidirectional throughput to your transmission sites.

This webinar will inform you on these new licensed frequencies and the design dos and don’ts for these frequencies. The webinar also looks at a live path profile showing what can be done today.

About Your Instructor – Jeff Holdenrid

For the last 12 years Holdenrid has been designing wireless networks for service providers around the globe with a primary focus on point to point and point to multi-point networks. He has recently been working with IP video security and VoIP. 11 of those years have been spent with DoubleRadius Inc.

Holdenrid is currently designing, supplying, and installing wireless solutions for Rural LECs, public utilities, and the broadcast industry. His department heads up mission critical deployments. These deployments require the most reliable solutions in the market and it makes him proud to know that he works for a company that stands behind its deployments. Holdenrid’s specialties include putting the pieces together. His best days are when people come to him with an idea and he gets to help them make it a reality.

SBE Recertification Credit

The completion of this webinar from Webinars by SBE qualifies for 1 credit, identified under Category I of the Recertification Schedule for SBE Certifications. 

Registration and Pricing   

This webinar is approximately 1 hour long.   

SBE Members and MemberPlus Members: Free, thanks to DoubleRadius

Non-Members: $92

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If you have questions regarding this webinar, contact Cathy Orosz via email or by phone at 317- 846-9000.

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