SBE Chapter 56 Meeting Minutes of September 22, 2021

Program:  History of Tulsa Movie Theaters Steve Clem presenting “History of Tulsa Movie Theaters” Steve Clem, recently retired from Public Radio Tulsa, along with Maggie Brown, with the Tulsa Historical Society are co-authors of “Tulsa Movie Theaters,” a book of photographs just now appearing in the Images of America series from Arcadia Publishing. From such beloved downtown motion-picture palaces as …

SBE Chapter 56 Meeting Minutes of August 25, 2021

Virtual Online meeting via Zoom Program:  Facility Grounding, Lightning Protection, and Good Practices Jeff Welton with Nautel presenting “Out of Sight, Out of Mind: Grounding, Lightning Protection and Good Site Practices” Jeff Welton, CBRE, has worked with Nautel for over 30 years. He is currently the Nautel sales manager for U.S. Central Region. Previously he spent over 16 years as …

SBE Chapter 56 Meeting Minutes of July 27, 2021

In person at KOED Studios and Online via Zoom Program:  A Century of Broadcasting: Some of What You Think You Know Is Not True! Barry Mishkind presents “A Century of Broadcasting: Some of What You Think You Know is Not True!” Barry Mishkind has been in the broadcast field for over 45 years. He has worn many hats in his …

Chapter 56 Meeting Report – May 26, 2021

Virtual Meeting – Zoom(Joint meeting with Tulsa, OKC, D/FW) Program:  RF Measurement Using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Presented by Phil Larsen of QForce Communications: QForce uses cutting edge unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV/UAS’s) and technologies to produce efficient, accurate and cost effective measurement solutions within the broadcast, telecommunications and defense RF environments. Phil Larsen, one of leading experts in vertical inspection by …

Chapter 56 Meeting Report – 6/23/21

Virtual Online Meeting – Zoom(Joint meeting with Tulsa, OKC, D/FW) Program:  C-Band Satellite Repack Demystified The C-band satellite repack is in full-swing but it’s surprising how much there is to know as a broadcast engineer manager. For example, did you know that TV stations in some markets need to change filters twice in the coming three years? Did you know …

Chapter 56 Meeting Report – 4-21-21

SBE Chapter 56 Meeting Minutes of April 21, 2021 Outdoor Meeting / Exhibitors – City Plex Towers(Also online virtual meeting) Program:  The Next Best Thing – A Media Tour:Hosted by Gregory Dahl – Second Opinion Communications: Manufactures and vendors from around the country including Comrex, Enco, Kathrein, Inovonics and Second Opinion Communication will have booths set up outdoors in the …

Chapter 56 Meeting Report – 3-24-21

SBE Chapter 56 Meeting Minutes of March 24, 2021 Virtual Meeting – Zoom Conference(joint meeting with OKC, OK and D/FW, TX) Program:  Transporting Media over IP STL’s – Tony Gervasi – GatesAir / Intraplex: Tony Gervasi is the Intraplex Sales Manager at GatesAir with over 25 years of comprehensive experience in innovative oversight of Information Technology, Broadcast Engineering, Digital Delivery …

Chapter 56 Minutes – 2-24-21

Program:  Remote Production Over The Internet: Edgar Shane will demonstrate how broadcast-quality video can be sent over the Internet from multiple locations to the studio with minimum equipment and setup time. Using professional cameras with built-in IP encoders, decoders, and robust SRT QoS provides a simple workflow where multiple video sources can be brought into the central studio over the …

Chapter 56 Minutes – 1-27-21

Virtual Meeting – Zoom Conference(joint meeting with OKC, OK and D/FW, TX) Program:  ATSC 3.0 In Oklahoma City: Representatives from the Oklahoma City Television Stations will join in a panel discussion on best practices and lessons learned on the launch of ATSC 3.0 in the Oklahoma City market.  We will talk about transmitters, encoders, fiber connections and monitors.  ATSC 3.0 …

Chapter 56 Minutes – 11-18-20

Program:  RF Layer Monitoring – William Smith of Avateq: Avateq Corp manufacturers RF layer monitoring solutions for terrestrial and satellite distribution of video.  Avateq recently introduced a 2nd generation of the RF Monitoring Tools.  The new generation of the device brings real-time updates, a re-designed web interface and new tools and options for more efficient transmitter monitoring. Furthermore, they presented …