Important Updates! This third edition has been reorganized and updated throughout. It encompasses new standards and identifies and explains emerging digital technologies currently revolutionizing the industry. Additions include: ."Broadcast Basics" - first principles for those who really are starting from scratch .ATSC PSIP (Program and System Information Protocol) and Data Broadcasting .More information on ATSC digital television standards and implementation .Current TV studio operations - HD and SD systems, video servers, non-linear editing, electronic news rooms, closed captioning, and compressed bitstreams .Station and network arrangements, centralcasting, and multicasting .IBOC digital HD radio and methods for implementation .Current radio studio operations - digital audio workstations, program automation, and voice tracking .and much more!