SBE Chapter 56 Meeting Minutes of January 22, 2013

SBE Chapter 56 Meeting Minutes of January 22, 2013

Western Sizzlin’ Tulsa, OK

Chapter Chairman Roger Newton 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 postponed until February.

  •  Treasurers Report:

Not Available.

  • Secretary’s Report:

Nothing to Report.

  • Frequency Coordination above 1 GHz:

Not Available.

  • Frequency Coordination below 1 GHz:

Not Available.

  • EAS Report:

Not Available.

  • Certification Report:

The Chapter needs a new Certification Chairman.  To proctor exams the Chairman needs to be a Certified Professional Broadcast Engineer.   Contact Roger Newton if you are interested.

April 9, 2013 – NAB Convention – Deadline to Register: March 22, 2013

June7-17, 2013 – Chapter 56 – Deadline to Register: April 12, 2013

August 9-19, 2013 – Chapter 56 – Deadline to Register: June 1, 2013

November 1-11, 2013 – Chapter 56 – Deadline to Register: September 13, 2013


  • Website Report :

Not Available.

  • Old Business:

Nothing to Report.

  • New Business:

It is that time of year again,  SBE Chapter 56 Elections.   This is notice that at the March Meeting we will be electing officers for the next year.   Per the Chapter’s Bylaws, we need an election committee.   The turnout at last week’s meeting was unusually small so we were unable to form the required committee.    If you are interested in volunteering your time as a committee member or If you are interested in serving as  an Officer for the next year, please contact Roger Newton at KOED, Dale Vennes at KJRH or Darin Hall at KOTV.

OAB SBE Engineering Conference is April 18-19, 2013 at the Hard Rock Casino in Tulsa, OK.   The Exhibit Hall will be full of Vendors this year with a Keynotee Luncheon by Roy Firestone.  The SBE Conference will include training for the CBNT Certification hta may be taken at the  end of the day.  Any interested partied for the Certification Please contact Roger Newton at OETA for more information.   For more information about the OAB/SBE Conference go to

The April Meeting of SBE Chapter 56 will occur at the OAB/SBE Engineering Conference at the FREE Breakfast on Friday April 19, 2013 at 8am.

  • Adjournment:

Chapter Chairman Roger Newton asked for a motion to adjourn, motion was made, seconded, approved by voice vote.

  •  Program:    

The program was a discussion by the members about a various topics relating to Broadcasters.

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