Chapter 56 Minutes – 1-22-19

SBE Chapter 56 Meeting Minutes of January 22, 2019


Chapter Chairman Don Dobbs called the meeting to order. Attendees introduced themselves.

  • Treasurer’s Report:

    There have been no debits or credits, balance remains $3,283.19
  • Secretary’s reportNothing to report. Minutes of last meeting were approved.
  • Frequency Coordination above 1 GHz:Roger Newton – nothing to report
  • Frequency Coordination below 1 GHz: Richard Hardy – nothing to report
  • EAS Report: Roger Herring not present – Brett Gilbert reported BLU alert firmware has been be released by several manufacturers. Roger Herring & Britt Lockhart are waiting to hear from the State of Oklahoma / DPS what their plans are for potential BLU alerts.
  • Certification Report:

    David Shaffer, not present. Next testing schedule (applications closed) February 1st – 11th
  • Old Business: No old business to discuss
  • New Business:

    No new businessFebruary 26th will be Staco Energy Products

    OAB will be April 5th at the Skirvin in Oklahoma City. Note: it is immediately adjacent to the NAB beginning on April 6th.

  • Adjournment:Meeting was adjourned


Dan Giesler of Giesler Broadcast Supply ( and Dan Sessler of RF Specialties of Texas ( hosted lunch today for the chapter.

Jeff Wilson of Nautel presented Nautel’s Making HD Radio Deployments Easier and More Affordable

Discussion of the various transmitter offerings from Nautel for FM/AM/HD transmission.
Jeff Wilson
Nautel – Regional Sales Manager – Western US
(902) 823-3900 ext 5151


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