SBE National Stories

Celebrate SBE’s 50th Anniversary at April 8th Meeting and Reception

March 14, 2014
The SBE will celebrate its 50th anniversary during the NAB Show next month with two events. On Tuesday, April 8, beginning at 5:30 pm, SBE members and guests are invited to the spring SBE Membership Meeting, in room S-225 of the South Hall, Las Vegas Convention Center. The meeting includes recognition of SBE chapter certification chairmen who have achieved milestone services years, updates on implementation of the society’s strategic plan, programs and government

relations efforts and a visual look back at 50 years of SBE history.

 Prizes will be given away, including three $25 dinner gift cards and a $350 gift card to Fry’s Electronics. Must be present to win. The first 150 people in attendance will receive a SBE 50th anniversary commemorative poker chip. The meeting is sponsored by Vislink Broadcast.

March 13, 2014

Still Time to Register for the Advanced IP Networking Webinar

January 11, 2014

Thursday, January 30 is the SBE Advanced IP Networking webinar. more…


November 13, 2013

The Society of Broadcast Engineers’  Chapter of the Air

Want to receive an email reminder the day before, and the hour before, each monthly SBE HAMnet broadcast (HF or IRLP)?  Members of the SBE can contact Scott Jones at the SBE National Office at or (317) 846-9000. Provide Scott with the email address you wish to use and he will add you to the list to receive timely email reminders!   more…

SBE National Membership Meeting October 30

October 22, 2013

Watch the LIVE STREAM  1:00PM Wednesday October 30

The SBE National Meeting is this month in Indianapolis, Ind., in conjunction with the annual IT/ Engineering Workshop presented by the Indiana Broadcasters Association (IBA). more…

SBE University On-Line Special Pricing

October 20, 2013

Featured Course




written by Douglas W. Garlinger, CPBE, 8-VSB, CBNT

Special Pricing for SBE members through October 31st – $79 (a $20 savings)
non-members – $149

Upcoming FREE Webinar for SBE Members

September 5, 2013


AM Rules Change

The FCC has recently released a Report & Order detailing some rule changes that are very beneficial to AM radio stations, particularly those that employ directional arrays. more…

TIS Modifications Could Harm AM Signals

September 5, 2013

SBE submits comments on FCC-proposed rule change

The SBE has submitted comments in response to the FCC’s Further Notice Of Proposed Rule making in PS Docket 109-19, which addresses modifications to the Part 90 rules regarding Traveler’s Information Stations (TIS). more…

2 GHz Update

August 15, 2013

By Chris Imlay, SBE General Counsel

For those SBE members whose work involves television ENG, you need to read this, right now. There are ongoing, fast-moving negotiations among SBE, NAB, the Department of Defense, and NTIA that will likely have a profound effect on broadcasters’ use of the 2 GHz BAS band in the very near future. more…

SBE National Board Election Now Underway

July 17, 2013

The annual election for the SBE national board of directors began on July 26 and will run through August 27. Voting members should have received an email on July 26th from Intelliscan, the SBE’s e-election vendor, with a unique link to the special election website. Those members who opted out of electronic voting will receive their ballots in the mail.