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South Florida PBS - WPBT - November 13 - 6:30 PM

Antenna and RF System design for the FCC Repack


South Florida PBS, WPBT along with RFS will be hosting this month’s meeting.

This presentation will give insight into how antenna design influences radiation patterns, how the design and manufacturing of antennas and RF filters has evolved, and the software tools that can be used to select the optimum solutions for the TV broadcaster during the FCC repack and beyond.

The presenter, Eddy Vanderkerken, has over 30 years experience in the sales of TV and Video Test and Measurement equipment, TV broadcasting products, as well as managing and directing sales teams. He received his MSEE degree in Electronics from the Erasmus University College in Belgium, and is fluent in five languages. For 15 years, Eddy was responsible for the sales of Rohde & Schwarz T&M products in Belgium, focusing on Video and TV applications. In 2001, he moved to the USA with his family, to help expand the Rohde & Schwarz USA sales organization, and was their Director of Sales for the broadcast T&M and transmission products for 10 years. Eddy founded his own business in 2014, SOURCERER LLC, reselling T&M equipment for the TV, video and broadcast markets in the USA, based out of the Dallas,Texas. Currently he is the Director of Sales for the broadcast division of Radio Frequency Systems (RFS) in the USA, and is actively engaged in the ongoing FCC Repack.



South Florida PBS - WPBT
14901 NE 20 Avenue

Miami, FL

WPBT is located 1 block west of US 1 or Biscayne Blvd. and 151st street across from the FIU campus entrance in North Miami. When they get to the site, they will be met by a guard for further directions.

SBE Chapter 39 10th Annual Broadcast Technology Symposium

The Annual Broadcast Technology Symposium will be held November 8th, 2018 The Palladium Theater St Petersburg, FL. For more information -

SMPTE Broadcast Technology Symposium

SMPTE is holding a symposium again this year in December at the Altamonte Hilton and registration is open. This will be a day and a half event on Dec 12 and 13. To register -


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