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June Meeting: Thursday June 30, 2016

 Clovis HomeTown Buffet

    Shaw & Peach

SBE HomeTownBuffet (1)

No Host LUNCH Meeting  12:00 Noon

Back Banquet Room – Pay as you enter


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How did they do it?mt_wilson_1950

Broadcast and film sound Engineer Peter Barth will be at the meeting to share original blueprints from over 75 years ago at the Mt. Wilson and Mt. Lee transmitter/studio sites overlooking Los Angeles. Don’t miss it.

Random Noise: June 2016

Dennis Thompson

Dennis Thompson

The best way to stay cool during these hot summer Central Valley days is to hang out where there’s plenty of cold drinks and ice cream. I know just the place where you can do that, which I’ll tell you about in a moment. more…

Broadcast Activity Report

Steve Dresser

Steve Dresser


Central Valley FCC Applications and Actions June 2016



FCC Launches EAS Test Reporting System

The FCC EAS Test Reporting System (ETRS) is up and running. The system is for EAS participants to file identifying information, day of test data, and post-test data related to a nationwide test. The ETRS provides several new features that ease the data-entry burden on EAS participants, encourage timely filings, and minimize input errors. The ETRS also offers new data fields that are responsive to stakeholder comments.fcc-logo-wordmark-horizontal-stack_dark-gray more…

SBE Mentor Program Opens to Members

The SBE Mentor Program will help broadcast engineers who are new to the field gain some practical knowledge from seasoned veterans. For the mentor, it’s a chance to give something back. For the mentee, it’s an ideal way to gain knowledge and understanding on technical issues that can otherwisetake years to accumulate.sbe_circle_logo more…

Managing Your Contract Engineer Business Webinar is July 21

Our latest webinar, Managing Your Contract Engineering Business, will be held Thursday, July 21 from 2:00-3:30 p.m. ET. more…