CHAPTER 2.7 Broadcast Facility Security, Safety, Disaster Planning, and Recovery


Remote Possibilities Studio City, California


Radio Engineering Consultant Brookfield, Connecticut


Risk assessment and disaster preparedness and recov-ery plans may look good on paper, but the ultimate test is always the next real emergency. This chapter is for designers and managers of critical communications facilities that may be at risk from natural and man-made disasters and terrorist attacks. The pre-mises are the same here as in any other area of disaster and contingency planning:

  • Disaster readiness should be an integral part of the design process.
  • It is not possible to protect against every possible risk. ...

Get National Association of Broadcasters Engineering Handbook, 10th Edition now with the O’Reilly learning platform.

O’Reilly members experience books, live events, courses curated by job role, and more from O’Reilly and nearly 200 top publishers.