Welcome to SBE Chapter 33

SBE Chapter 33 represents the Society of Broadcast Engineers and its members in Southwestern Ohio, which includes the Cincinnati and Dayton metropolitan areas.  If you work in a technical capacity at a broadcast or related facility in our area, or are a contract engineer or broadcast consultant based in Southwest Ohio, please consider joining our Society.


National EAS Test Rescheduled for Oct. 3

Details may be found HERE and HERE.

Update FEMA Security Certificates by Sept. 24, 2018

It’s time to upgrade/update your EAS encoder/decoder firmware… again.  This time, for correct FEMA decode after September 24th.  Read details HERE.

SBE News for September

The SBE will webcast live the SBE Annual Membership Meeting on Wednesday, October 3 at 3:30 pm ET.  The one-hour program, emanating from Boston at the SBE National Meeting, will include updates on SBE programs and services, induction of the newly elected officers and Board directors, and a special segment featuring guest, ATSC President Mark Richer discussing implementation of ATSC 3.0 with SBE President Jim Leifer.  Go to the SBE website and click on the webcast icon to access the webcast.

SBE webinars in September include ATSC 3.0 Webinar: Module 1 – Introduction to ATSC 3.0, presented by Madeleine Noland, consultant LG Electronics, Chair of the ATSC 3.0 Technology Group, (TG3) on Wednesday, September 12, 2 pm – 3:30 pm ET; and Advanced RF 201 Module 4 – Transmitter Site Grounding, presented by David Brender, P.E., Copper Development Association, Wednesday, September 26, 2 pm – 3:30 pm ET.  Register for either webinar at the SBE website.  SBE MemberPlus members get free registration.

How Repack Affects the Operation of Wireless Microphones

A phone call from SBE 33 Vice-Chair Jerry Erwin prompted a little research.  Here’s what the FCC says: Operation of Wireless Microphones.

Here is a link to a YouTube video of a presentation titled, “Building the Advanced RF Transmission System at One World Trade Center” that was made October 27, 2017 as a part of the AES Convention in New York City.

Building the Advanced RF Transmission System at One World Trade Center