August Meeting: Thursday August 30, 2018

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

Random Noise: August 2018



A new definition of pie in the sky. Rumor has it that FCC Chairman Ajit Pai donned the necessary safety gear and climbed a 131 foot cell tower. There’s photographic proof on his twitter account of his effort to make a point about worker safety and the necessities of wireless infrastructure. Pai-in-the-sky, indeed! more…

Chairman’s Message: August 2018



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…

Registering C-Band Receive-Only Earth Stations by October 17, 2018 FCC Deadline

Satellite Provider SES to Reimburse Qualfying Stations for the $435 Filing Fee

The FCC issued a public notice imposing a temporary freeze on applications to add or modify fixed-satellite service (FSS) earth station licenses and receive-only registrations in the 3.7 – 4.2 GHz frequency band. more…