Random Noise

Notes from the editor.

Random Noise: February 2017

February 20, 2016
By
Dennis Thompson

Dennis Thompson

Our January meeting at Luna’s Restaurant in Clovis provided a great time for those who attended-and there were many of you. For those who were not able to stop by, here are the results of the SBE66 officer elections.

January Pizza Bash at Luna's Restaurant (forgound left) Chuck Crowder, Gary Temple-KGPE/KSEE (forground right) Sherdi Sabra-KVPT

January Pizza Bash at Luna’s Restaurant
(foreground left) Chuck Crowder & Gary Temple-KGPE/KSEE (foreground right) Sherdi Sabra-KVPT

Ken Holden was re-elected as Chairman, Pat Fennacy was re-elected as Vice Chairman, and Steve Dresser will continue with the duties of Secretary/Treasurer.

Random Noise: January 2016

January 21, 2016
By
Dennis Thompson

Dennis Thompson

I hope your 2016 has begun on a positive note. Currently my note is  B. That’s always been a hard one to hit for me. more…

Random Noise – December 2015

December 12, 2015
By
Dennis Thompson

Dennis Thompson

Greetings. The meeting on Wednesday December 16th is the last Central Valley SBE gathering for this year. I hope you can attend this lunch meeting in the banquet room at the more…

Random Noise – October 2015

October 26, 2015
By
Dennis Thompson

Dennis Thompson

The weather cooperated, the turn-out was good, and the food was great for last months SBE picnic at Meadow Lakes. Thanks to all who came early and stayed late to help coordinate, set-up and clean up.  more…

Random Noise – September 2015

September 14, 2015
By
Dennis Thompson

Dennis Thompson

Is it safe to breathe? Yes, but not too deeply. As of this writing the Rough fire, which has burned more than 141,000 acres over the last six weeks, is now 67 percent contained. more…

Random Noise – August 2015

August 24, 2015
By
Dennis Thompson

Dennis Thompson

It goes without saying, but I’m saying it anyway, It’s fire season, so keep those hilltop transmitter facilities as clean and clear as possible. more…

Random Noise – July 2015

July 26, 2015
By
Dennis Thompson

Dennis Thompson

We’ll be taking a short break in the meeting schedule for the month of July. No gathering this month, but look for the SBE 66 gang to return in August (Thursday the 27th-TBA) and of course, more…

Random Noise – June 2015

June 20, 2015
By
Dennis Thompson

Dennis Thompson

The FCC has released a public notice that sets a July 9 deadline for all auction-eligible TV stations to file information on technical facilities. They have also released  more…

Random Noise – May 2015

May 24, 2015
By
Dennis Thompson

Dennis Thompson

As expected the FCC has issued a memorandum opinion and order extending the deadline for TV stations to transmit audible crawls until November 30, 2015 more…

Random Noise – April 2015

April 21, 2015
By
Dennis Thompson

Dennis Thompson

If you’re used to those TV facility tours that make your hair stand on end (due to the RF in the air) our media facility tour for the upcoming April meeting may make you tingle, but in a different way. more…