Chairman’s Message: January 2017



It’s been an interesting and challenging year, especially for the TV guys preparing for the FCC “Re-Pack” program. With shared tower space in many locations, some FM guys may have some more…

The Society of Broadcast Engineers Forms EAS Advisory Group

The Society of Broadcast Engineers has actively worked as a source of information for the Emergency Alert System since it was launched.
As the system has developed and evolved to include new technologies and alerting partners, so has the SBE adapted to be the most effective and thorough resource for broadcasters to use to implement their EAS efforts. more…

Broadcast Activity Report

Steve Dresser



Central Valley

FCC Applications and Actions

January 2017


Initial Findings of the 2016 EAS Nationwide Test

At the end of December, the FCC released an initial overview of the nationwide EAS test results and highlighted several opportunities for strengthening the EAS. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission (Commission) and the National Weather Service (NWS), conducted a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) more…

December Meeting: Thursday December 29, 2016

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