Our next speaker …Gerhard Straub, K6XH from the VOICE OF AMERICA.

WHEN?  FEBRUARY 11 AT 7:30 pm  

This talk is an overview of the International Broadcasting Bureau (the transmission side of Voice of America) transmission network.  We’ll discuss the magnitude of the broadcasting operations and take a look at some of the facilities around the world that are utilized for Voice of America and other U.S. Government broadcasters.  We’ll also discuss in more detail some of the antenna systems that are utilized.

PRIZE DRAWING:  WIN A BAOFENG UV5 TRANSCEIVER (for licensed hams)

About me:

Gerhard Straub, K6XH, is the Director of the IBB Broadcast Technologies Division.  The Division has responsibility for the conceptualization, design, and implementation of all terrestrial AM, FM, TV, and SW broadcasting systems utilized by the IBB. The division also provides all propagation analysis, frequency scheduling, and off air monitoring of the broadcast network.

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