Engineering

Next Generation Warning System Grant Program

In collaboration with the Federal Emergency Management Agency Integrated Public Alert & Warning System (“IPAWS”), CPB will be administering the Next Generation Warning System (“NGWS”) Grant to extend the reach and quality of IPAWS alerts throughout the United States. CPB will issue subgrants to public television and radio stations for the purchase, installation of, and training on equipment that will allow IPAWS alerts to be distributed over public radio and television broadcasts, as well as support projects that result in the adoption of the Common Alerting Protocol standard (“CAP”) which permits a single CAP compatible message to activate multiple compliant warning systems.

Second Amendment to Request for Proposals NGWSGP Technical Advisory and Administrative Assistance

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (“CPB”) seeks technical advisory and administrative services to assist CPB in implementing the FEMA/IPAWS Next Generation Warning System Grant Program (“NGWSGP”).

Technical Advisement on The Future of Content Distribution for Public Media

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) seeks the services of a contractor or contractors (“Contractor”) with comprehensive expertise in broadcast, broadband, and wireless technologies for television, radio, and digital media content distribution to provide guidance on the future of content distribution for public media.

NGWSGP Technical Advisory and Administrative Assistance Service

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (“CPB”) seeks technical advisory and administrative services to assist CPB in implementing the FEMA/IPAWS Next Generation Warning System Grant Program (“NGWSGP”).

Broadcast Engineering Consulting Services RFP: Coverage Area Population and Contour Overlap Analyses

CPB is seeking proposals from broadcast engineering consulting firms (Consultant) with public television and radio expertise to provide coverage area analyses, contour overlap data, and demographic population analyses for public broadcasting stations receiving or applying for Community Service Grant (CSG) funding from CPB.

NextGen TV Transition and Broadcast Engineering Expert

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) seeks the services of an expert(s) (Expert) knowledgeable in television broadcasting technology, spectrum, business operations and policy to advise CPB on issues relating to market transition considerations for NextGen TV (ATSC 3.0), FCC’s TV spectrum repack, 5G wireless technology, and other NextGen TV and spectrum related issues as it relates to public broadcasting as described in more detail in Section IV of the RFP, Work Scope. In addition, CPB seeks the Expert to provide strategic planning assistance through multiple forms such as authoritative, technical reports and presentations.

Request for Information: Measuring Quality of an ATSC 1.0 Signal in NextGen TV Hosting Arrangements

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) seeks to gain an understanding of the methodologies and technologies available to measure audio and video signal quality. This would allow public broadcasting to establish a baseline quality measurement, specifically for public broadcasting stations’ ATSC 1.0 audio and video signals that are hosted by third parties in NextGen TV agreements. Additionally, it would ensure signal quality for public broadcasting viewers across the United States.

Assessment of Public Media’s Interconnection Systems

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) seeks the services of a contractor(s) (“Contractor”) with expertise in evaluating interconnection services for television and radio.

ATSC 3 Adoption Planning and Post FCC Spectrum Auction Repack

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) seeks the services of a consultant(s) (Consultant) knowledgeable in television broadcasting technology, business operations and policy to assist CPB in providing guidance on specific issues surrounding ATSC 3 adoption and FCC Spectrum Auction Repack.

ATSC 3 Adoption Planning and Post FCC Spectrum Auction Repack

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) seeks the services of a consultant(s) (Consultant) knowledgeable in television broadcasting technology, business operations and policy to assist CPB in providing guidance on specific issues surrounding ATSC 3 adoption and FCC Spectrum Auction Repack.