Chapter Info

Chapter 67 of the Society of Broadcast Engineers serves DFW, North Texas and beyond.
We are dedicated to helping each other both professionally and personally and have been an active SBE Chapter since 1979.
Meetings are held on the last Thursday of every month except in November and December around the holidays. The 2012 schedeule of meeting dates is listed below and details of our next meeting are always listed on the Home Page – and you are welcome at any of our meetings.

Contact us by mail at:
SBE Chapter 67, Inc
P.O. Box 171595
Irving Texas 75017-1595

Bring a friend or colleague this month and learn.
Our meetings are FREE, casual and open to anyone interested in a better future in Radio, TV, Audio/Video Production, IT and all the related fields. SBE Membership is not required (but you’ll probably want to join eventually) – and we all get together on the last Thursday of each month.

Chapter 67 Bylaws

On March 26th, 2015, the following Officers were Elected to Chapter 67
Bill Ryan – Chairman & Webmaster, Phone (214) 394-2047
Wayne Kube – Vice-Chairman, Phone (214) 236-0232
Johnny Stigler – Treasurer & Frequency Coordinator, Phone (214) 236-0222
Tom Schuessler – Secretary
Dave Davis – Certification Chairman, Phone Number (817) 235-4300

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Chapter 67 Meetings in 2016
January 28 – Ray Allen from Sennheiser with the AVX system and Sennheiser Frequency Finder
February 25 – John Schaab from Modulation Index discussing Streams
March 31 – Bob Ferguson from Belden with new Broadcast and Audio products
April 28 – Dave Davis – Chapter 67 Certification Chair with an update on SBE Certification

May 26 – Neal Searls from ATC discusion about the latest on Repack as it affects DFW

June 30 – Scott Trickey PhaseCom with proper cable termination
July 28 – Lucas Hurwiz Wheatstone presented advancements in IP Audio
August 25 – Mike Van Hoser from Nova Electronics with recent projects of interest.
September 29 – Eddie Vanderkerken from Sourercer and AVBB with selected new products
October 27 – David Sanderford from Marsand with a new IP transmission and Remote Control system
November and December will be combined in early December – TBA
Chapter 67 Meetings in 2015
January 29 – GatesAir with Dave Hopson and Ron Lane
February 26 – Meeting at TM Television with Chad Rounsaval from Nexidia
March 26– Kenny Miller from Suitelife Systems – Statmon and NFB Consulting
April 30 – Ray Allen from Sennheiser – presented Wireless systems
May 28 – Dan Sessler presented the latest from RFSWorld
June 25 – Jacob Kinsey from Cobalt Digital – an interesting discussion regarding the FCC’s Audible Crawl Rule.
July 30 – Mark Tommey from Silvus presented The Never-Ending Quest for Greater Spectrum Efficiency in the 2GHz BAS Frequency Band
August 27 – Ellis Terry, with Nautel was back with new news for the Radio folks from Nautel
September 24 – TBA
October 29 – TBA
November and December will be combined in early December – TBA
Chapter 67 Meetings in 2014
January 31 – AJA Video Systems with John Ladle and Jon Rutherford
February 27 – Vislink with John Dulany
March 27 – Ensemble Designs and HDMI with John Pichitino
April 24 – Certification with Dave Davis, Chapter 67 Certification Chairman
May 29 – John Earnest from Sencore with a 2014 update
June 26 – Ellis Terry from Nautel with new products
July 24 – Open House at KERA Transmitter Site with Walt Gumbert from Rohde-Schwarz
August 28 – Innovative Monitoring, Test and Measurement with Eddy Vanderkerken
September 25 – Ted Karam from Anywave with better operating efficiency in Digital TV broadcast transmitters
October 30 – TBA
November and December will be combined in early December – TBA
Chapter 67 Meetings in 2013
January 31 – Thanks to Scott Howard, Sr. Application Engineer with Tektronix for an update on the CALM Act
February 28 – Dan Sessler presented an interesting look at RF Specialties to the group present at Los Lupes and on-line via Go To Meeting.
March 28 – Les Kutasi, Broadcast Development Manager with Dialight presented everything LED at Los Lupes Mexican Restaurant at Irving Mall.
April 25 – Howard Barouxis from Digital Rapids presented content conversion and management at Los Lupes Mexican Restaurant at Irving Mall.
May 30 – Rick Sawyer from 25-Seven Systems presented “Time Compression: New Best Friend” at J Gilligan’s in Arlington.
June 27 – Howard Barouxis, Director of S.E. USA Sales for Digital Rapids
presented a Encoding Tutorial: “Encoding for Multiple Platforms: Basics and Beyond” at J Gilligan’s in Arlington.
July 25 – Steve Dinkel, Director of North American Sales for Burk Technology, Presented “Facilities Monitoring and Control Solutions” at J Gilligan’s in Arlington
August 29 – Thanks to Chris Crump, CBNE from Comrex who Presented “IP for Remote Broadcasting: The Convergence of Radio, TV and IP” at Gilligan’s in Arlington.
September 26 – Jeff Holdenrid from DoubleRadius presented “Multiple uses for IP Microwave” at Gilligan’s
October 31 – Lukas Hurwitz, from Inovonics, presenting “RDS Messaging and More” at Gilligan’s in Arligton.
December 10th – Christmas Dinner Gala at Dunston’s Steak House Presented by Dan Sessler and RF Specialties


Chapter 67 Meetings in 2012
January 26 – Meeting and Tour at Continental
February 23 – Doug Thompson from Linear-TV gave us an update at Crystal’s
March 29 – Chapter Officer Elections and Digital Broadcast, Inc at Crystals
April 26 – Javier Castillo of LBA Technologies – Lightning at Crystal’s
May 31 – Discussion about the future direction of the Chapter and Charlie Taylor presented Digital Broadcast Inc at Crystal’s
June 28 – Bruce Patterson – UPS increased efficiency/reliability at Critical Solutions
July 26 – Bob Orban in Person – Loudness Management and Demo Truck at Crystal’s
August 30 – Warren Bottorff Linear-TV – RF Amplifier Performance Issues and Live Measurements at Crystal’s
September 27 – Fiber Optic Technology Today Mike Buchanan from Advanced Fiber Products at Crystal’s
October 25 – Preparing Broadcasters for the Challenges of IP Infrastructure Convergence with Gepco’s Eric Hall and Joesph Kiszka from LeGrand at Crystal’s
December 5 – Christmas Dinner Gala at Dunston’s Steak House Presented by Dan Sessler and RF Specialties


Chapter 67 Meetings in 2011

January 27 – Meeting at KERA-TV with Aldis Systems
February 24 – Meeting at Crystal’s with RF Specialties of Texas, Nautel and LinearTV
March 31 – Meeting at Belo HQ with Rohde & Schwarz on Mobile TV
April 28 – Meeting at Crystal’s with Digital Alert Systems on new CAPS
May 26 – Meeting at Crystal’s sponsored by and Shure Wireless
June 30 – Meeting at Crystal’s, sponsored by Sony presenting 3D TV Concepts and demonstrations
July 28 – Meeting at Crystal’s sponsored by Wheatstone presenting new digital consoles and Processing equipment
August 25 – Aaron Casey from Tubbesing presents: All you want to Know about UPS Systems at Crystal’s
September 29 – Meeting at KDTX-TV, Compression Technologies for Digital Video and Audio with Chapter 67 Secretary Joe Carter and Julian Rodriguez from UT Arlington
October 28, 29th – Gary Sgrignoli’s 8-VSB Measurement Seminar at KERA
December 1 – November and December Meetings were be combined with Telos Presenting

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