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February Meeting: Thursday February 22, 2018

February 20, 2018
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It’s the 2018 Restaurant Repack

458 W Shaw Ave in Clovis (formerly HomeTown Buffet) is now:

 

Arirang Mongolian Buffet

Join us for the SBE66 February Meeting

Thursday February 22

12:00 Noon  No-Host Lunch

458 W Shaw Ave Clovis – Shaw & Peach Shopping Center
Pay as You Enter

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Chairman’s Message: February 2018

February 19, 2018
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JAIME GONZALEZ

JAIME GONZALEZ

Greetings to all SBE Chapter 66 members and non-members alike. Welcome to 2018. For those who may not know me, I am Jaime Gonzalez, C.E. for KNXT-TV Ch49 Fresno/Ch38 Bakersfierld(affiliate of Catholic Television Network).

I am happy to serve as the Chairman for this year. Thank you for electing me as Chairman along with my Co-Chairmen, Ken Preston-welcome back to Fresno Ken!

I am sure for some of you TV folks, that you will be busy with the upcoming FCC Repack. As of this writing, we have until November of this year to get on the new assigned channels. more…

January Meeting: Thursday January 25, 2018 7:00PM

January 21, 2018
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SBE66 Annual BIG PIZZA BASH !!

                                                – Hosted by SBE66 –

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   LUNA’S ITALIAN RESTAURANT  7:00PM
           349 POLLASKY AVENUE  CLOVIS
 

Be There or Be Hungry

Random Noise: January 2018

January 18, 2018
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Dennis Thompson

DENNIS THOMPSON

As we begin 2018, I would like to say thanks to all our sponsors (many long time) who have supported us throughout the year(s).  Thanks also to our presenters who hosted meetings and provided informative presentations.  We look forward to their continued support in the upcoming year.  As always, the Central Valley SBE welcomes businesses who can benefit by sharing their products and services in presentations or Newsletter sponsorships. more…

Valley Public Radio Mourns Death Of Longtime General Manager Mariam Stepanian

January 14, 2018
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As many of you have heard, Mariam Stepanian, president and general manager of Valley Public Radio died Thursday Jan. 18 in Fresno, following complications from an illness. Those who attended the June 2017 SBE meeting got a chance to meet Mariam before the tour of KVPR FM 89 (see photos).img_1624

Stepanian began her tenure at the station in 1980, first serving as development director. She soon became general manager and helped guide the organization into a period of financial stability, growth and community service. Under Stepanian’s leadership, Valley Public Radio became one the region’s leading providers of news and cultural arts media. 
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December Meeting: Thursday December 28, 2017

December 26, 2017
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12:00 Noon    No-host Lunch

Mitsui Buffet

117 West Shaw  Clovis

(Wild West Village Shopping Center between Villa and Minnewawa on Shaw-North Side)

Mention you’re with the SBE group when you enter for seating

Broadcast Activity Report

December 20, 2017
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Steve Dresser

STEVE DRESSER

 

Central Valley

Applications and Actions

December 2017

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November Meeting: Thursday November 30, 2017

November 28, 2017
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12:00 Noon    No-host Lunch

Mitsui Buffet

117 West Shaw  Clovis

(Wild West Village Shopping Center between Villa and Minnewawa on Shaw-North Side)

Mention you’re with the SBE group when you enter for seating

November 19, 2017
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SBE MemberPlus Available January 2
An important membership enhancement option will soon be available with the introduction of SBE MemberPlus. The Board of Directors of the Society of Broadcast Engineers adopted the new member benefit during the SBE National Meeting in Denver, CO, on Oct. 25. It will be available beginning Jan. 2, 2018.

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October Meeting: Thursday October 26, 2017 12:00 Noon

October 24, 2017
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Presentation and Hosted Lunch

RF Specialties of California, Inc.

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Tom Driggers of RF Specialties of California will present a demonstration of the Anywave Encoders. . .and more!

With over 150 years in combined development experience, Anywave is proving to be a world leader in the design and manufacture of broadcast transmission equipment. Anywave Communication Technologies Co. Ltd was established in 2007. It is a high-tech enterprise that integrates R&D, manufacturing, sales and service. The company is dedicated to providing high performance digital TV and mobile multimedia broadcasting equipment. With offices in Chicago, IL and Shanghai China, it is proving to be one of the fastest growing broadcast equipment suppliers in the world.

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Find out more about the Anywave Encoders at the upcoming SBE 66 meeting Thursday, October 26th at 12:00 PM at the Mitsui Buffet in Clovis

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12:00 Noon HOSTED LUNCH PRESENTATION

                117 West Shaw Clovis 
(Wild West Village Shopping Center between Villa and Minnewawa on Shaw-North Side)  Mention you’re with the SBE group when you enter for seating
 
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