SBE Chapter 56 Meeting Minutes November 22, 2011

SBE Chapter 56 Meeting Minutes November 22, 2011

Golden Corral 144 East 21st. Tulsa, OK

Chapter Chairman Bill Lee called the meeting to order and asked everyone to introduce themselves.

  •  Approval of Meeting Minutes:

Approval of Minutes as posted on the Chapter 56 website was called for, motion was requested, motion was made, seconded and approved by voice vote.

  •  Treasurers Report:

Dale Vennes reported that the Chapter’s checking account balance as of November 22, 2011 was $4,550.00.   There were no transactions made.

  •  Secretary’s Report:

Nothing to Report.

  •  Frequency Coordination above 1 GHz:

Larry Miller reported that Arial Video Systems has requested the use of channels 9 and 10 in Stillwater on Dec. 3, 2011.  Active participants in that band will be notified directly.

  •  Frequency Coordination below 1 GHz:

Nothing to Report.

  •  EAS Report:

Roger Herring reported.    The EAM message test occurred with some mixed results.   Test will be more than likely repeated a later date.   3rd report is due to the FCC by Dec. 3, 2011.   Oklahoma CAP equipment has not been installed at this point awaiting quotes for satellite distributing.  LP1 and LP2 assignments might be changing soon.

  •  Certification Report:

February 3–13, 2012 for Local Chapters, Deadline is December 31, 2011.

April 17, 2012 for NAB Convention, Deadline is March 23, 2012.

June 1–11, 2012 for Local Chapters, Deadline is April 13, 2012.

August 3–13, 2012 for Local Chapters, Deadline is June 1, 2012.

November 2–12, 2012 for Local Chapters, Deadline is September 14, 2012.

  •  Website Report :

Nothing to Report.

  •  Old Business:

No movement on the Chapter Education for Networking education and certification.

  •  New Business:

SBE Chapter 56 lost 2 Great Engineers in the past month.

Steve Epps worked at KJRH for 33 years and Chapter Vice-Chairman Ray Klotz with Sierra Multimedia.   Ray joined SBE in 1976 and held 4 certifications, life membership and life certifications.   They both were great friends to SBE and to all of us in Chapter 56.   Please keep their family in your prayers.

Tim Diehl and Dale Vennes are in the committee that was formed to determine the steps necessary and to coordinate with National SBE on setting up a Certification scholarship fund.

Jim Hobbs has volunteered to be the temporary Certification chairman until elections.  Chapter Chairman Bill Lee asked for a motion to adjourn, motion was made, seconded, approved by voice vote.

2012 Elections are coming up committee was formed includes Darin Hall, Gerald Weaver and Roger Newton.   If you are know of someone that makes a good fit for a position please let one of them know.

  •  Adjournment:

Chapter Chairman Bill Lee asked for a mot ion to adjourn, motion was made, seconded, approved by voice vote.

  •  Program:

Program was Mansour Ansari with iPixel and the satellite streaming products including the Hughes 9350 BGAN.

Nov 30th 2011