Hackett’s Cove, Nova Scotia – From “not blowing stuff up” to lowering digital transmission costs to increasing a station’s HD coverage through new SFN technology, Nautel’s Summer Webinars promise lively discussion and in-depth information. The first Webinar is scheduled for Wednesday, June 14, at noon EDT. Chuck Kelly and Nautel Research Engineer Philipp Schmid will discuss the new HD MultiCast+ product that was introduced at the recent NAB show. This new product, designed to reduce the costs of digital broadcasting, combines an HD Radio Importer and Exporter into one unit and is the first product of its type to include DTS’ Gen 4 HD code. The HD MultiCast+ is 2 RU and includes a built-in multi-channel audio card, GPS receiver, Nautel Reliable HD Transport, software, and station logo support. This webinar is scheduled to run approximately 20 minutes with time for questions at the end. On Wednesday, June 28, also at noon EDT, Chuck Kelly and Philipp Schmid will again be at the microphone to discuss a new HD SFN (Single Frequency Network) method that enables seamless transition between separate HD transmitters on an SFN, even in areas with challenging terrain. Philipp and Chuck will describe the recent field trials which took place at KUSC, Los Angeles. A paper presented by Philipp at NAB’s BEITC conference in April earned “best paper” recognition for Philipp at the conference. The webinar will run approximately 20 minutes with time for questions afterward. Keeping the transmitter and yourself safe are the topics of a fast-paced webinar, hosted by Nautel’s “Tips and Tricks” specialist Jeff Welton, on Wednesday, July 12 (noon EDT). The session, titled “How to Not Blow Stuff Up,” will run approximately 45 minutes plus Q&A time and will cover safety, lightning protection, IT security, routine maintenance and more. To register for these Webinars, visit www.nautel.com/webinars. Each completed Webinar qualifies for ½ SBE re-certification credit. About Nautel Nautel is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of AM and FM radio broadcast transmitters. With more than 15,000 transmitters deployed in over 177 countries since 1970 and more than 7,000 deployments of AUI-enabled transmitters, Nautel continues to lead the way in providing valuable new solutions for digital radio broadcasting and other applications.
Orban Expands SBE Teleconference Schedule
Orban Labs, a worldwide leader in audio processing for AM, FM, TV and Internet broadcasting, is continuing its series of SBE Teleconferences with company founder Bob Orban through the summer. These teleconferences are presented at selected SBE chapter meetings throughout the USA. Mr. Orban will make a 45-minute presentation at each meeting on audio processing and loudness control, followed by a Q&A session with attendees. Teleconferences are sponsored by Broadcast Supply Worldwide (BSW), longtime distributor of Orban Optimod audio processors.