We are SBE Chapter 74 of the Midlands proudly serving Omaha, Lincoln, Council Bluffs and surrounding areas in eastern Nebraska and western Iowa.
All are welcome to attend any SBE Chapter 74 Meetings.
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Nebraska Broadcasters Association 2022 Convention Engineering Sessions on Wednesday August 10th at Embassy Suites, 1040 P St. in Lincoln.
A full day of sessions are planned. We'd love to see you at the NBA Convention Engineering Sessions this year.
Registration deadline is fast approaching. Please register at the link above before July 29th if you plan on attending. If you've already registered, we'll see you there.
8:00 - 8:45 AM - Check-in and Visit Exhibitors/Vendors
8:45 - 9:00 AM - SBE Meeting
9:00 - 10:00 AM - FCC Regulatory Issues & Updates Matt McCormick, Fletcher Heald & Hildreth PLC
10:00 - 10:15 AM - Break/Vendor Time
10:15 - 11:15 AM - AM Diplexing Projects in Omaha and Holdrege Joshua King, Kintronic Labs
11:15 - 11:45 AM - KCRO Turns 100 Years Old, A Journey Through History Mike Shane
11:45 - 12:15 PM - ATSC 3.0 Launches in Omaha, A Behind the Scenes Look Dale Scherbring, Sinclair Broadcast Group
12:15 - 1:30 PM - Lunch Rosie's Sports Bar & Grill, Courtesy of Broadcast Depot
1:30 - 2:30 PM - Post Pandemic Maintenance and Backup Systems Jeff Welton, Nautel
2:30 - 2:45 PM - Break/Vendor Time
2:45 - 3:45 PM - History of Broadcasting and Nebraska David Ostmo, Sinclair Broadcast Group
3:45 - 4:15 PM - OConsortium Technology Tour Jim Ocon, Ocon Solutions Company
Click here for a printable schedule. For hotel information, click here.
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SBE Certification Exam Schedule
Exam Dates Location Application Deadline
June 3-13, 2022 Local Chapters Closed August 5-15, 2022 Local Chapters Closed November 4-14, 2022 Local Chapters September 9, 2022 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.
You may also contact Megan at the national SBE Certification Office:
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 email@example.com
Chapter Secretary & Newsletter: Matt Sperling, Nebraska Public Media firstname.lastname@example.org
Certification: Jim Leedham CPBE/CBNT email@example.com
Chapter Treasurer: Stephen Miller firstname.lastname@example.org
Programs: Jeff Heins, My Bridge Radio email@example.com
Website: Joe Meldrum, KETV ABC 7 firstname.lastname@example.org
Social Media: James Duchesneau, Nebraska OCIO 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
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