Chapter 56 Minutes – 2-26-19

SBE Chapter 56 Meeting Minutes of February 26, 2019

KVOO / Griffin Radio Studios – Tulsa, OK

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

  • Treasurer’s Report:

    There have been no debits or credits, balance remains $3,213.19
    One debit, annual PO Box rent – $70
  • Secretary’s report

    Nothing 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

  • Certification Report:

    David Shaffer, Next testing schedule at the NAB, applications due in by March 1st. Next testing window after NAB is June 7th – 17th, applications due by April 9th.
  • Old Business:

    No old business to discuss

  • New Business:

    There is an urgent need for a new meeting location. OETA has been very generous allowing us to use their space over the years but a new location needs to be found.  Griffin Radio may be able to help out.  Brett Gilbert checked with Rib Crib but their space appears too small.  Other options suggested were maybe one of the Casinos or Baxter’s Interurban.  iHeart radio may be able to provide space in an emergency.

    If you have any suggestions please forward to Don Dobbs.

    Due to the lack of tech exhibits at the OAB being scheduled so close to the NAB the tech exhibits will be rescheduled for some time in late May or early June – additional information pending.

    Rohde & Schwarz will present in the June SBE meeting.
    Gates Air will possibly present in May

  • Adjournment:

    Meeting was adjourned – Thank you to Staco Energy for providing lunch for the chapter


Chris Cleary of Staco Energy is the Sales Development Manager for Staco Energy.  He has over 20 years of sales and marketing experience with various power quality equipment manufacturers including DEPCO and Staco.

His presentation covers options for uninterruptable power systems for broadcast facilities with an emphasis on new Lithium Ion technologies which can replace conventional lead acid battery sources with higher reliability.
Chris Cleary
Staco Energy Products
Inside Sales Engineer
(937) 253-1191 ext 266

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