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Introduction to SNG and ENG Microwave by Jonathan Higgins

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Introduction

Watch a TV news or sports programme anywhere in the world at any time, and it is highly likely that some (or all) of the events being televised will have been relayed back to the studio by the use of microwave communications at some point. The technology used to do this is highly complex, but the aim of this book is to cover the basics, giving you enough information to understand how, why and where these processes are used.

Microwave communications literally form a link in the chain of covering an event (and are so actually referred to as ‘links’), and are a means to deliver TV signals back to the studio – a tool to get the job done.

Although we will primarily look at the use of microwave technology in an electronic news environment ...

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