Lawrence Behr
Lawrence Behr

September 4, 2002(Greenville, NC) – Lawrence Behr, CEO of the LBA Group, Inc., presented a short course at the recent International Convention on Broadcasting “AMITRA 2002” in Acapulco, Mexico. The topic Mr. Behr presented was “A Radio Engineers Perspective on Wireless Sites”.

Mr. Behr, a well-known expert in the field of wireless communications, provided a continuing education experience on cell tower and rooftop site issues affecting the deployment of cellular, broadband wireless data and Internet services.

Mr. Behr also made the first presentation of the newly established AMITRA Engineer of the Year Award, funded by LBA Technology, Inc. The awardee, chosen by AMITRA, was Jorge Garcia Rangel of Grupo Radio Mil. The award conferred on Engineer Rangel consisted of a monetary recognition and continuing education scholarship. AMITRA is the Mexican professional organization of engineers in broadcasting and communications.

Commenting on the new award, Mr. Behr said, “Both personally and through LBA, we believe strongly in professional development, and are happy to provide these resources to present additional opportunities to the Mexican radio engineering community”.

The LBA Group has over 35 years experience in providing telecommunication support for infrastructure assets of the wireless telecommunications industry. Its LBA Technology unit is a leading international supplier of antenna equipment for radio broadcast stations, as well as leading edge solutions for broadcast/wireless transmission colocation. The LBA Group is based in Greenville, North Carolina. Mr. Behr makes his home in Washington, North Carolina.

About The Author

LBA Group, Inc. has 50 years of experience in providing RF asset solutions and risk management for industrial and telecommunications infrastructure assets. The group is comprised of LBA Technology, a leading manufacturer and integrator of radio frequency systems, lightning protection and EMC equipment for broadcast, industrial and government users worldwide; the professional consultancy Lawrence Behr Associates and LBA University, providing on-site and online professional training. The companies are based in Greenville, N.C., USA.

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