Sub-Regional workshop on Digital Radio Transmission

Submitted by rabi on Tue, 12/08/2015 - 09:44

The Sub-Regional workshop on Digital Radio Transmission organised by AIBD in collaboration with Prasar Bharati and National Academy of Broadcasting and Multimedia (NABM) was held in New Delhi, India from 12 to 16 October 2015. The workshop was designed specifically for engineers and technicians involved in the operation and maintenance of Radio Broadcasting Stations.

The five day workshop covered topics such as the world scenario comparative analysis of digital radio broadcast transmission, digital audio and various audio file formats and standards, principle of audio compression, MPEG standards and advance audio coding, digital modulation techniques, COFDM, forward error correction (FEC) in DRM, DRM technology, digital measurements, demo on DRM Transmitter, feeder line and antenna system for DRM transmitter and Digital Radio/DRM receivers.

At the end of the workshop participants got an opportunity to visit Khampur/ Nangli DRM Transmitter site in Delhi. Resource persons for the workshop were from Prasar Bharati and National Academy of Broadcasting and Multimedia.

A total of thirteen participants, including nine from the engineering department of All India Radio, India and one participant each from Iran, Mozambique, Philippines and Vietnam attended the workshop.