SBE National Stories

SBE and NAB to Present Satellite Uplink Operators Training Workshop

July 17, 2013

The SBE and the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) are joining together to present the NAB\SBE Satellite Uplink Operators Training Workshop. Held at NAB headquarters September 30 – October 3, 2013, the Workshop will provide instruction on how to comply with FCC satellite regulations through formal training on the technical and operational practices that ensure safe, interference-free satellite transmissions for digital video and broadcast systems. more…

SBE Education Round-Up

June 21, 2013

SBE RF Safety Course Coming July 24

Satellite PicThe SBE is offering its RF Safety Course, presented by Richard Strickland of RF Safety Solutions, on Wednesday, July 24 beginning at 1:30 pm ET. more…

Deadline for SBE Scholarships Approching

May 12, 2013

The Ennes Educational Foundation Trust, the non-profit and charitable arm of the SBE, provides scholarships to deserving candidates who aspire to a career in the technical aspects of broadcasting. more…

Free Webinar on IP Microwave STLs

May 11, 2013

Broadcasters have needed and asked the FCC for more channels and bandwidth for many years. With the growth of HD audio and video, the need for reliable STLs continues to grow every year. more…

NAB2013 Show Recognizes NAB Members

April 14, 2013

Last week’s NAB Show in Las Vegas was attended by more than 92,000 people. Among them were quite a few members of the SBE, and several of those were recognized for their contributions to the industry or the SBE. more…

SBE Webinar Series

April 13, 2013

IP Multicast Webinar April 25

IP Networking, part 6, an Introduction to IP Multicast is the next webinar from the IP Networking series. It will be conducted live on Thursday, April 25 from 2 to 3:30 pm ET. more…

FCC Releases Nationwide EAS Test Final Report

April 9, 2013

An update by SBE EAS Education Committee chair, Scott Mason, CPBE, CBNT

Within the last week, the FCC released the document, “Strengthening the Emergency Alert System (EAS): Lessons Learned from the Nationwide EAS Test.” This is basically the FCC’s report card to the public on the results of the nationwide test, held on November 9, 2011. more…

Deadline for SBE Membership Renewal is April 1

March 21, 2013

A reminder that Friday, April 1 is the deadline for your SBE membership renewal. Renewing by the 1st will ensure that you continue to be a part of the only association dedicated solely to the professional development of the broadcast engineer and the field of broadcast engineering. more…

Recruit a New Member Through May 31

March 19, 2013

Renew Online Now

The annual SBE Membership Drive began March 1 and runs through May 31. Though new members are welcome anytime during the year, this is an important time when SBE emphasizes membership recruitment. more…

SBE Urges FCC to Reject CTIA Band Proposal

March 17, 2013

SBE Regulatory Update:

The SBE has urged the FCC in the strongest terms to reject the unsupported and reckless suggestion made by CTIA last week that the band 2095-2110 MHz, or any portion of the critically important and heavily occupied Broadcast Auxiliary Service (BAS) allocation at 2025-2110 MHz, should be considered for reallocation. more…