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Press Release: Blonder Tongue to Offer Free Technical Training at AHECTA 2014
Free to AHECTA Members, Training Course Will Cover a Variety of Topics Related to Digital Distribution and Design for Campus Administrators
OLD BRIDGE, N.J. — June 2, 2014 — Blonder Tongue Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE MKT:BDR) today announced that it will conduct a technical training seminar at the AHECTA 2014 Annual Conference, June 23 and 24, in Denver, Colorado. The training seminar, normally valued at $650, is being offered free to all AHECTA members and will cover a wide range of topics related to digital distribution and design, including digital off-air channels (8VSB), satellite channels (QPSK/8PSK), encoding digital channels, IP video, digital cable channels (QAM), digital-to-analog conversions, fiber optics, RF in coax distribution, and reference. Registration is available for AHECTA members at ahecta.org/conference/registration/.
During the show, Blonder Tongue will also raffle off an MTSA-PRO MPEG transport stream analyzer, worth $3,995. The company’s new MTSA-PRO analyzer is designed to help operators better understand digital transmission. Utilizing the compact device, users can capture, analyze, and generate MPEG ASI transport streams to troubleshoot problems from outside sources and ensure the best digital delivery. Only institutional AHECTA members are eligible to enter the contest, and they must be present to win.
In addition, Blonder Tongue’s senior systems engineer, Wes Waite, will participate in a panel discussion at AHECTA 2014. His presentation, which is scheduled to take place June 25 at 10:45 a.m., will cover the topic “Is Your FCC Compliance Underwater? We Can Take It a Mile High and Pick Up Your EAS Along the Way.”
Blonder Tongue is a Diamond sponsor at AHECTA 2014.
More information on Blonder Tongue and its products is available at www.blondertongue.com.
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About Blonder Tongue
Blonder Tongue Laboratories Inc. together with R.L. Drake Holdings, LLC – its wholly owned subsidiary – offer customers more than 130 years of combined engineering and manufacturing excellence with solid histories of delivering reliable, quality products. As a leader in the field of cable television communications, the Company provides system operators and integrators serving the cable, broadcast, satellite, IPTV, institutional, and professional video markets with comprehensive solutions for the provision of content contribution, distribution, and video delivery to homes and businesses. The Company designs, manufactures, sells, and supports an equipment portfolio of standard and high-definition digital video solutions, as well as core analog video and high-speed data solutions for distribution over coax, fiber, and IP networks. Additional information on the Company and its products can be found at www.blondertongue.com and www.rldrake.com.
“Safe Harbor” Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: The information set forth above includes “forward-looking” statements and, accordingly, the cautionary statements contained in Blonder Tongue’s Annual Report and Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2013 (See Item 1: Business, Item 1A: Risk Factors, Item 3: Legal Proceedings and Item 7: Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations), and other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission are incorporated herein by reference. The words “believe”, “expect”, “anticipate”, “project”, “target”, “intend”, “plan”, “seek”, “estimate”, “endeavor”, “should”, “could”, “may”, and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. In addition, any statements that refer to projections for our future financial performance, our anticipated growth trends in our business and other characterizations of future events or circumstances are forward-looking statements. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which reflect management’s analysis only as of the date hereof. Blonder Tongue undertakes no obligation to publicly revise these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances that arise after the date hereof. Blonder Tongue’s actual results may differ from the anticipated results or other expectations expressed in Blonder Tongue’s “forward-looking” statements.