Chairman’s Message

Chairman’s Message: February 2019

February 24, 2019
By
Jaime Gonzalez

Jaime Gonzalez

As many of you know, long time local broadcast engineer Scott Dean passed away last week. The Newsletter includes a short memorial on his passing. more…

Chairman’s Message: January 2019

January 22, 2019
By
Jaime Gonzalez

Jaime Gonzalez

2018 was a very interesting and challenging year for all of us broadcasters. Especially those of us involved in the TV repack! more…

Chairman’s Message: September 2018

September 10, 2018
By
JAIME GONZALEZ

Jaime Gonzalez

Our annual picnic typically marks the beginning of autumn and cooler weather. more…

Chairman’s Message: August 2018

August 27, 2018
By
JAIME GONZALEZ

JAIME GONZALEZ

Well it appears that our studio, transmitters and offices have survived the July-August record heat wave without incident. Hopefully yours have fared as well. more…

Chairman’s Message: April 2018

April 22, 2018
By
JAIME GONZALEZ

JAIME GONZALEZ

Hello Everyone. I’ve just returned from that electronic Disneyland known to broadcasters as NAB. A great show, as usual. more…

Chairman’s Message: March 2018

March 24, 2018
By
JAIME GONZALEZ

JAIME GONZALEZ

I hope you all survived our marvelous March downpour of a few weeks ago with nary a leak in your studio or transmitter facilities. more…

Chairman’s Message: February 2018

February 19, 2018
By
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…

Chairman’s Message: January 2018

January 19, 2018
By
KEN HOLDEN

KEN HOLDEN

Last year was a trying time for us all… Most of you trying to keep their assigned transmitters on the air. Some trying to keep studios and automation running smoothly. And me, trying to stay retired with so much cool stuff to do out there… What a challenge!
The SBE Chapter 66 officers, myself, Pat Fennacy, Steve Dresser, and our illustrious editor Dennis Thompson, wish you all a very Happy and prosperous 2018. more…

Chairman’s Message: December 2017

December 22, 2017
By
KEN HOLDEN

KEN HOLDEN

We have no “formal” program, as typical for December, but will have a great time of fellowship and robust discussion even without the dog and ponies.  Just  a quick get-together and visit more…

Chairman’s Message – November 2017

November 26, 2017
By
KEN HOLDEN

KEN HOLDEN

I know everyone says it, but I’ll say it too, “where has this year gone?”  If you think that life just might slow down a bit when you have (a whole lot) fewer TV projects, I’ve got news for you. more…