The August SBE 74 meeting will take place August 11th at the NBA Convention Engineering Conference. Today (August 2nd,) is the last day to register for the conference. If you plan on attending but haven't registered yet, please click here.
The Engineering Conference has a day of interesting and informative speakers lined up. Below is a list of speakers:
John Wells King, PLLC FCC & Legal Update
Jeremy Ruck Spectrum analyzers, history and use.
Mary Ann Seidler MultiCam System demonstration
Mary Schnelle Emerging Technologies: LEDs vs. Green Screens, Cloud Based Intercoms, ATSC 3.0
Geary Morrill Recruiting Future Engineers
The Engineering Conference is being held Wednesday August 11th from 8am to 4pm at the Embassy Suites in La Vista, NE as part of the Nebraska Broadcasters Association 2021 Convention. The Embassy Suites is located at 12520 Westport Parkway in La Vista.
====================================================== The September SBE74 Meeting is still in the works.
The University of Nebraska Lincoln, College of Journalism and Mass Communications has a Technical Director position open. This position oversees the operation of the college's television studio and radio station, KRNU-FM. For more information or to apply, click here.
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SBE Certification Exam Schedule
June 4-14, 2021
August 6-16, 2021
November 5-15, 2021
September 10, 2021
When you are ready to take an SBE certification exam, please fill out the appropriate application and send it into the SBE National office.
To find out more on SBE Certification go here.
The local Certification Chair is Jim Leedham firstname.lastname@example.org
You may also contact Megan at the national SBE Certification Office: email@example.com
Certification is an excellent way to learn new skills and move up in your chosen profession!
There are many certification levels in radio, TV and Computer Networking. You are encouraged to study and prepare for these valuable exams. The study software is a good tool to help you know when you are ready for a particular level.
============================================ OFFICERS of SBE Chapter 74 ============================================
Chapter Chair Mark Voris, KVSS-FM Mark@kvss.com
Frequency Coordinator: Kevin Faris firstname.lastname@example.org
Chapter Secretary & Newsletter: Matt Sperling, Nebraska Public Media email@example.com
Certification: Jim Leedham CPBE/CBNT firstname.lastname@example.org
Chapter Treasurer: Stephen Miller email@example.com
Programs: Jeff Heins, My Bridge Radio firstname.lastname@example.org
Website www.sbe74.org : Joe Meldrum, KETV ABC 7
Social Media: James Duchesneau, Nebraska Public Media email@example.com
Four officers are elected yearly in March. Committee Chairs are appointed by the Chapter Chair.
SBE MEMBERSHIP If you wish to become a member of Chapter 74, Just join the national Society of Broadcast Engineers, go to www.SBE.org and click "Join SBE" at the top of the web page. Or email firstname.lastname@example.org Sign up for Midlands Chapter 74. If someone recruited you, be sure to give them credit in your application.
Everyone is welcome to attend SBE74 Chapter meetings as a guest anytime you wish. Come and meet fellow broadcast professionals and learn, while you have fun! There are no local dues, just join national at www.SBE.org when you are ready. The benefits are well worth it!
================================= MIDLANDS CHAPTER WEBSITE Visit the SBE74 website at: www.SBE74.org for info on the SBE in Eastern Nebraska and Western Iowa. Including: Omaha, Council Bluffs, Lincoln, Sioux City and other communities in the region.
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