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SBE Certification Calendar

SBE Certification Exam Dates Announced

The SBE offers 15 different certifications across several disciplines of broadcast engineering and master control operations. Exam dates for the remainder of 2015 and all of 2016 have been announced. Choose the right exam period for you and submit your application by the date indicated. For more information and applications, visit the Certification page on the SBE website.


2015-16 Exam Dates


Application Deadline

Aug. 7-17, 2015

Local Chapters


Nov. 1, 2015

AES Convention, New York City


Nov. 6-16, 2015

Local Chapters


Feb. 5-15, 2016

Local Chapters


April 19, 2016

NAB Show, Las Vegas

March 18, 2016

June 3-13, 2016

Local Chapters

April 15, 2015

Aug. 5-15, 2016

Local Chapters

June 3, 2016

Nov. 4-20, 2016

Local Chapters

Sept. 30, 2016

Click HERE for the certification applications.


A Guide to SNMP for Broadcast Engineers

The Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) has been a part of computer and networking systems for many years. Now, this standardized control language is migrating into more and more broadcast-oriented equipment and systems, and new facility control software is being developed to enable the use of this powerful tool to monitor and manage equipment as part of an overall broadcast facility control plan.

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