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Broadcast Transmitter Operators operate consoles to control radio or television broadcast transmitters.


  • operates microwave equipment to transmit video information to transmitter sites and receive video signals from remote locations
  • maintains and repairs radio and television transmitters and associated equipment.


  • requires driving.

To become a Broadcast Transmitter Operator

  • You can work as a Broadcast Transmitter Operator without formal qualifications if you are able to demonstrate your technical competency to employers. It is common for Broadcast Transmitter Operators to complete either a Vocational Education and Training (VET) or university course in broadcast technology, audio visual studies or screen and media studies.

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