Travel to CPB headquarters in Washington, D.C. as requested and
required to participate in related planning meetings
Attend national and regional industry radio meetings and report to CPB
staff about industry trends in digital conversions
Provide support and consulting for other CPB programs and initiatives as
II. Qualification and Eligibility Requirements:
CPB is seeking an experienced radio engineering consultant with the following qualifications:
A strong professional background including radio engineering experience.
CPB requires respondents with significant experience and credentials as a successful broadcast engineering consultant, providing leadership to the broadcast
Appropriate college degree(s), professional licenses, and engineering
Intimate knowledge of IBOC and digital radio technologies; transmit
facility conversion practices and industry trends.
Experience and knowledge of digital radio propagation prediction
methodologies and HD coverage and interference issues.
Significant experience and knowledge of the public radio system including
management and funding issues facing HD conversion applicants.
Knowledge of and experience with broadcast equipment manufacturers
and distributors, iBiquity Digital Corporation (the sole developer and licensor of
IBOC digital technology in the US), and broadcast industry trade associations.
Experience working with radio station management and engineering staff
whose experience with the technical, engineering, administrative, and financial aspects of major physical plant investment projects range from novice to expert.
Experience in advising technical grant programs
9.) Previous experience working with public radio regional and national organizations.