Category: SBE National Stories

CAP Deadline Extended

Jim Dalke, Editor After pressure from the broadcast industry including the NAB and WSAB, the FCC has again extended the deadline for TV and Radio Stations to have EAS equipment compliant with the new Common Alerting Protocol (CAP) rules.  The…

SBE National Awards 2010-2011

The annual Awards Program recognizes those who have contributed to SBE, the industry or their chapters in a number of categories. Winners are presented their awards at the annual Awards Dinner at the annual SBE National Meeting. Nominations are now…

Birds and Towers

SBE National recently sent out this notice from the FCC.  It was posted on the chapter remailer and generated immediate comment.  I would encourage posting your comments at the end of this story. Jim Dalke The FCC will be conducting a…

SBE to focus on EAS education

At the 10/26 meeting of the Society of Broadcast Engineers Board of Directors, the SBE Board reaffirmed the Society’s focus in its role with theEmergency Alert System to educate and inform its members, as well as serve as a technical resource to the…

SBE Files to Extend 180 Day Clock

(October 22, 2010) – The Society of Broadcast Engineers participated in a coalition of major broadcast industry groups that filed comments on October 21 with the FCC to EB Docket 04-296, petitioning for an extension to the 180-day clock to…

Urgent Action Update

SBE Legislative Update June 21, 2010 Re: Follow-up to SBE Legislative Alert sent Friday, June 17 On Thursday, June 17, 2010, the SBE submitted an open letter to Julius Genachowski, Chairman of the FCC, addressing our deep concern over the…

SBE Webinars

Two Webinars added to Webinars by SBE (April 30, 2010) Maximizing HD and 1080p/60 Cable Performance takes place June 15, and Human Factors in Broadcasting will be presented on July 13. Both webinars begin at 2:00 p.m. Eastern and last for two…

SBE at NAB

SBE at the 2010 NAB Show and the NAB Broadcast Engineering Conference Schedule of SBE Events and Meetings during 2010 NAB Show (April 6, 2010) Since 1995 the Society of Broadcast Engineers has been NAB’s organizational partner for the presentation…

SBE Workshops

SBE Leadership Development Course to take place in Atlanta, Aug 3-5 (March 19, 2010) Being a positive influence on coworkers, an effective manager, and a true team player is such an important part of a company’s overall success, yet often one…

SBE RF Safety Course

SBE RF Safety Course Now Available On-Demand (March 24, 2010) This 3-hour course on RF safety, taught by Richard Strickland, is now available online anytime. Participants will get an overview of RF radiation issues and practices for broadcasters. Subjects include: Biological effects…