SBE 56 Chapter Minutes – 6-21-22

KOED / OETA Studios – Tulsa, OK Chapter Chairman Don Dobbs called the meeting to order. Meeting attendees introduced themselves. Treasurer’s Report:There is a current balance of $4,659.15.There was an $156 debit for the chapter PO Box.There was a $443.50 deposit from the SBE National Office. Secretary’s report Nothing to report Frequency Coordination above 1 GHz: Roger Newton reported on …

SBE 56 Meeting Minutes – 5-25-22

In Person Meeting – Church Studio Program:  The Church Studio Tour: Originally built in 1915 as Grace Methodist Episcopal Church, the stone structure located at 304 South Trenton Avenue in Tulsa’s Pearl District was converted to a recording studio in 1972 by Leon Russell, who bought the building for his diverse recording activities and as a home for Shelter Records. …

SBE Chapter 56 Meeting Minutes of March 23, 2022

Virtual Meeting – Zoom Conference(joint meeting with OKC, OK and D/FW, TX) Program:  ATSC 3.0 In The Real World: Mike Schmidt from Heartland Video Systems takes a deep dive into ATSC 3.0. He’ll cover the encoder and packager including all the components of the signal, the current implementation, the launch process including block diagram and bill of materials, and a …

SBE Chapter 56 Meeting Minutes – February 26, 2022

Virtual Meeting – Zoom Conference(joint meeting with OKC, OK and D/FW, TX) Program:  Leader Instruments – Monitoring Video, Audio & Data in a Hybrid World: When we made the transition from Analog to SDI everything changed.  We needed to find/make new tools to look at Video/Audio/Captions.  It’s not that much different today.  In the analog world we had separate audio …

SBE Chapter 56 Meeting Minutes – January 26, 2022

Virtual Meeting – Zoom Conference(joint meeting with OKC, OK and D/FW, TX) Program:  Lamar Systems: Beyond the Horizon: Whether the application is security monitoring, breaking news, weather coverage, traffic or crowd control, cameras in the sky offers an immediate view to our world in many situations.  Lamar Systems provides state of the art remote control camera networks that consists of …

SBE Chapter 56 Meeting Minutes of October 27th, 2021

Virtual Online meeting via Zoom Program:  Protecting Your Station from a Cyber Security Attack Wayne Pecena presenting; Cybersecurity is not an option as exploit attempts continue to target broadcast facilities. The broadcast engineer must have the foundation knowledge and skills necessary to maintain a secure network. This session will provide an understanding of practical implementable cybersecurity precautions based upon the …

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 …