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  AM FM and TV Engineering from the National Association of Broadcasters in the US

Earlier editions of the National Association of Broadcasters Engineering handbook with sections on all aspects of Radio and Television studios,  transmitters and technical facilities. Also included are technical papers of the annual engineering conference

Please let us know if you have any of the missing First, Second or Third editions.
Proceedings of the Technical Conference
Technical Papers
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Courtesy of the Pavek Museum.
1949 4th Edition
1 Index
2 Section 1
Radio
3 Section 2 Television
4 Operator and Log Rules
5 Audio Recording Standards
6 Standards, WWV, RPU rules
7 AM Directionals
8 Transmitters - Theory and maintenance
9 Live Broadcasts
10 Recording standards and related
11 Section 4 -
See Index
12 Section 5 -
See Index
13 Section 6 -
See Index
   
1960 5th Edition
Index
1 Rules, Regulations and Standards
2 Antennas, Towers & Wave Propagation
3 Transmitters
4 Program Transmission Facilities
5 Color Television Facilities
6 Studio Facilities
7 Remote Pickup Facilities
8 Technical Articles
Sections 1 to 12
9 Charts & Graphs
   
1985 7th edition
1 Procedures and Practices
2 Antennas, Towers & Wave Propagation
3 Transmitters
4 Program Transmission Facilities
5 Production Facilities
6 Remote Program Origination
7 Special Systems
8 Detailed Index
 
1975 6th Edition
1 FCC Procedures
2 Frequencies used
3 Index of FCC Rules
4 Major Standards
5 NAB Log Recommendations
6 Standard Frequency Transmissions
7 Wave Propagation
8 Antenna Structures
9 AM Antennas
10 Power Division for AM
11 Directional Antenna Maintenance
12 Transmission Lines
13 FM Antennas
14 TV Antennas
15  FM & TV Field Strength
16  AM Field Strength
17  AM Transmitters
18  FM Transmitter 
19  TV Transmitters 
20  Microwave
21  TV Signal Analysis
22 Color TV  
23  Planning & Costing Facilities 
24  Studio Lighting
25  Audio & Video Recording
27 Film
28  Special Effects  
29  Radio & TV Remote broadcasts 
30  Translators & Boosters 
31  Lightning Protections 
32  SCA for FM
33  EBS Emergency System
34  Maintenance & Measurements 
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