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We are SBE Chapter 74 of the Midlands proudly serving Omaha, Lincoln, Council Bluffs and surrounding areas in eastern Nebraska and western Iowa.  

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SOCIETY OF BROADCAST ENGINEERS

CHAPTER 74 - MIDLANDS NEWSLETTER
Eastern Nebraska and Western Iowa
www.sbe74.org
"The Association for Broadcast
and Multimedia Technology Professionals"
Newsletter Updated August 2, 2021

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Chapter Meeting Wednesday, August 11th
 
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.

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The September SBE74 Meeting is still in the works.

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Career Opportunity:

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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SBE74 NEWSLETTER SPONSORS 
 Tell SBE74 Newsletter Sponsors
that you saw their posting here!
 
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813-349-2400 Phone
513-476-4474 Mobile
mary@7bd.com
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Murphy Tower Service
is a leading provider of wireless and broadcast
construction and maintenance services in the Midwest
with more than 20 years of experience.
 
Kevin Bell
Project Manager
402-802-5397
rfq@murphytower.com
www.murphytower.com

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Heartland Video Systems, Inc.
Pam Sortland & Bruce Kruse
375 Collins Rd NE, Suite 114
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319-294-1360/800-332-7088
Fax:  319-294-1341
psortland@hvsiowa.com
bkruse@hvsiowa.com
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Broadcast Supply Worldwide 
BSW
John Lynch
Director of Business Development
JohnL@BSWusa.com
 
2237 South 19th Street
Tacoma, WA  98405
Main Line 253.565.2301
Direct 800.231.7058 | Fax 800.231.7055
www.bswusa.com

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Tri State Tower, Inc.
Keith Chapman, President
(319) 373-5040  Main Number
rfq@tristatetower.com
www.tristatetower.com
 
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SBE74 Newsletter sponsorships are available
to interested businesses, organizations or individuals
for the low annual fee of $100 or two years for $200. 
Let us know how you want the posting worded. 
The newsletter editor reserves the right to edit postings.
 
Contact the Chapter 74 Treasurer Jim Leedham to sign up or renew. 
jleedham3@cox.net

 Checks should be made out to SBE Chapter 74 
 
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SBE Certification Exam Schedule

Exam Dates

Location

Application Deadline

June 4-14, 2021

Local Chapters

Closed

August 6-16, 2021

Local Chapters

Closed

November 5-15, 2021

Local Chapters

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
jleedham3@cox.net
 
You may also contact Megan at the national SBE Certification Office:
mclappe@sbe.org
  
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.
 
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OFFICERS of SBE Chapter 74
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 Chapter Chair
Mark Voris, KVSS-FM
Mark@kvss.com

Frequency Coordinator:
Kevin Faris
kf64358@windstream.net

Chapter Vice Chair
Darrel Sudduth, Retired
ds50206@windstream.net

Chapter Secretary & Newsletter:
Matt Sperling, Nebraska Public Media
msperling@nebraskapublicmedia.org
 
Certification: 
Jim Leedham CPBE/CBNT
jleedham3@cox.net

Chapter Treasurer: 
Stephen Miller
stephenmiller@cox.net

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Programs:
Jeff Heins, My Bridge Radio
jlheins@gmail.com
 
Website www.sbe74.org :
Joe Meldrum, KETV ABC 7

Social Media:
James Duchesneau, Nebraska Public Media
jduchesn@nebraskapublicmedia.org

 
Four officers are elected yearly in March.
Committee Chairs are appointed by the Chapter Chair.
 
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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 kjones@sbe.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!
 
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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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The SBE74 NEWSLETTERS
are sent to members of the Midlands Chapter,
as well as sponsors and friends who wish to know
what the Chapter is doing.
 
If this message is forwarded to you and 
you wish to sign up for regular emails,
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You will need to respond to a confirmation email.  
 
If you wish to be removed from this email list,
know of any email addresses to add,
would like to offer a short article,
or have any corrections
send an email to: the Chapter Chair (see above)
 
Thanks for participating in the Society of Broadcast Engineers
and Chapter 74!

 
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