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Introduction to SNG and ENG Microwave by Jonathan Higgins

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Driving of vehicles

In both terrestrial ENG and SNG operations, driving vehicles is an intrinsic part of the job. Obviously ENG and SNG vehicles are commonly used on local stories and events, while SNG trucks are used on trans-continental events as well. Even if a system is transported by air, a truck is used to carry the equipment on the final leg of the journey to the location. The driving of vehicles is in itself a safety issue, as again the pressures of time can lead to lengthy periods spent behind the wheel, trying to navigate, and dealing with the inevitable phone calls, pager messages and other such distractions.

The only advice that can be given is that you must respect the law that often applies to driving vehicles over a certain size. ...

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