The Society of Broadcast Engineers

The Association for Broadcast and Multimedia Technology Professionals

SBE Publishes Book on TV Master Control Operations

July 29, 2015

TV OperationsThe Society of Broadcast Engineers, the association for broadcast and multimedia technology professionals, has released its latest publication, Television Operations – A Handbook of Technical Operations for TV Broadcast, On Air, Cable, Mobile and Internet, written by Fred Baumgartner, CPBE, and Nicholas Grbac, CBT, CTO.

The book covers the basics of TV master control operations to familiarize an operator with the concepts, practices and the regulations inherent in the job. The book is specifically designed for those with a minimum to moderate amount of master control exposure. Experienced operators and non-technical managers will also benefit from the text.

SBE President Joe Snelson, CPBE, 8-VSB, said, “The Society of Broadcast Engineers has increased its educational efforts over the past few years. This book is just one of the ways we’re providing technical resources to our members and all broadcast and multimedia technology professionals.”

The book is available through the SBE Bookstore for digital purchase on and A print-on-demand version will be available about August 31.

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