IEEE BTS Announces Keynote Speaker

Registration is now open for 2015 Broadcast Symposium
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MELVILLE, N.Y. � Ron Rackley, P.E., will headline the 2015 IEEE Broadcast Symposium, the IEEE Broadcast Technology Society announced.�

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The symposium will be held Oct. 13-16 at the Caribe Royale Hotel in Orlando, Fla., and Rackley will give his keynote address at the IEEE BTS Awards lunch, held on the event�s final day.

�He�s an excellent example of why the symposium has become one of the world's preeminent technical conferences on broadcasting technology,� said Roz Clark, conference co-chair for the IEEE Broadcast Symposium. �We look forward to hosting engineering professionals from around the world for an exciting, timely, and informative three-day program with tutorials, followed by technical sessions.��

Rackley is the founding partner of duTreil, Lundin & Rackley Inc., as well as a four-decades long member of the Broadcast Technology Society. He has also served as a board member and vice president of IEEE BTS, and he is also a past president of the Association of Federal Communications Consulting Engineers.

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With a degree in electrical engineering from Clemson University and a background in AM radio engineering, Rackley is credited as a �pioneer� who helped to create modern computer modeling techniques for both antenna and RF network analysis, as used in system design and proofing of antenna radiation patterns. A registered professional engineer, he holds general-class radiotelephone and amateur extra licenses from the FCC.

Online registration is now available, and past attendees are eligible for a $100 discount off the registration fee.�