June 2019 Meeting: Dielectric and Local TV Repack Projects


Now that the dust has settled on the TV channel repack projects in Southern California, how did it go? What were the challenges and how were they met? Steve Moreen will discuss the current status of the TV repack with updates on the TV markets of Los Angeles and San Diego.  The second part of the presentation will review the technical specifications and assembly drawings of the new KPBS-TV antenna, illustrating the inner workings of a slot style UHF TV antenna.  The final segment will include a short visual tour of the Dielectric factories.

Join us Wednesday, June 19 at 12 noon at iHeartMedia, 9660 Granite Ridge Drive in San Diego. Lunch will be provided by Dielectric. You’re always welcome to attend whether a member or not.

About Steve Moreen and Dielectric

Steve Moreen is a member of the Los Angeles SBE Chapter 47 with a background in radio and television broadcasting and satellite communications dating to the 1960s.  Prior to his position as the Western Region Sales Manager of Dielectric, Steve was the owner and General Manager of RF Specialties of California and a member and officer in the San Diego chapter of SBE.

Based in Raymond, Maine, Dielectric LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sinclair Broadcast Group. Dielectric is a leading provider of innovative broadcast products. Having celebrated its 75th year of operation, the company builds and delivers antennas and RF systems optimized for every TV and FM radio broadcast need since 1942. Dielectric is an innovative, customer-centric organization with a long history of engineering excellence in designing and manufacturing high-quality broadcast solutions. As a trusted partner of broadcasters worldwide, Dielectric maintains its legacy of advanced, precision RF solutions while building in features that prepare broadcasters for the future. More information can be accessed at www.dielectric.com.

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