Chapter 36 will meet for an informal, no-host, no agenda lunch at Filippi’s Italian Restaurant this month. Join us for shop talk and good food 12 noon Wednesday, December 17 at Filippi’s, 5353 Kearny Villa Road in San Diego at CA-163 and Clairemont Mesa Boulevard in Kearny Mesa.
A proposed $86,400 fine to Midessa Television reminds us that all Broadcast Auxiliary Service microwave links need to be covered with an FCC authorization and that all terms of that authorization need to be correct.
(Thanks to Bob Gonsett for the tip.)
The use of wireless microphones has been steadily increasing. At the same time, Sometime in mid-2015, the FCC plans to put another sizeable chunk of RF spectrum out for auction, this time in the 600-MHz range—the same range that many professional wireless microphone systems currently use. Come learn how Lectrosonics wireless microphone technology addresses the issue of RF bandwidth scarcity.
Join Chapter 36 in welcoming Scott Woolley of Lectrosonics to KGTV, 4600 Air Way, San Diego, Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 12 noon. Scott buys lunch in the cafeteria, then we see a presentation in one of the studios. Continue reading October 15 SBE Meeting: Lectrosonics
The IEEE Broadcast Technical Society hosted presentations on Next Generation Television: ATSC 3.0 Tuesday, September 30. Presenters included Rich Chernock, of Triveni Digital and Luke Fay of Sony SCS.
SBE was well represented at the meeting at Sony US headquarters in Rancho Bernardo.
For a copy of the presentation and more information about the BTS, go here.
Currently under development, ATSC 3.0 is a suite of new standards and practices for the next generation of broadcast television – a system that will provide a wide range of services to viewers.
This presentation summarized foreseen use cases and provided a summary to date of the progress standardization to date. Luke Fay compared mobile device support performance of ATSC 3.0 and LTE. Continue reading Coming to Your TV: ATSC 3.0
Past San Diego market Director of Engineering for Lincoln Financial Media, Eric Schecter was voted into a seat on the SBE Board of Directors last month. He’ll serve two years. Eric served as Chairman in San Diego in 2006 and later in Phoenix, where he’s Director of Engineering for the CBS radio cluster.
Re-elected to second terms in office were President Joe Snelson, CPBE, of Las Vegas; Vice President, CPBE, of Greenville, SC; Secretary Jim Leifer, CPBE, of Boynton Beach, FL; and Treasurer Andrea Cummis, CBT/CTO of Roseland, NJ.