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Last updated: June 19, 2019



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SMPTE Rocky Mountain Section
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June 2019 Meeting Notice

Manufacturer Update: Broadcast Electronics


Wednesday June 26th, 2019 


6 PM-8 PM


K-Love/Air1 Offices
3333 South Wadsworth, Suite 130D, Lakewood, CO


Manufacturer Update: Broadcast Electronics  


John Lackness, Broadcast Electronics 

John Lackness, Western U.S. representative for Broadcast Electronics, will be talking about things happening with the company since the purchase by the Elenos Group. The main focus, though, will be on their use of the ProTV modulator, used in both the Itelco and the new B.E. line of TV transmitters.

John is a native of the San Antonio, Texas area, where he first cut his teeth in the broadcast world. He has engineered or built stations in San Antonio and Austin as well as well other metro areas of the state. He was sales manager for Marti Electronics, as well as Tieline The Codec Company. He was also a sales representative with SCMS, RF Specialties and Broadcast Depot, before coming back to Broadcast Electronics in April of this year.

The meeting will take place in the boardroom of the 3333 building. The boardroom is located in the middle of the 1st floor. From Wadsworth, turn West on Girton. Take the 3rd right off Girton into the main parking lot on the south side of the 3333 building. Use entrance "D" on the South side of the building.

Tom Craig
SMPTE Rocky Mountain Section Chairman

Shane Toven, Chairman,
SBE Chapter 48


July 2019 Meeting Notice

28th Annual Lookout Mountain
SBE Chapter 48/SMPTE Rocky Mountain Section 
Annual Picnic Luncheon

The Networking Event of the Year


Friday, July 19, 2019 


11:30AM to 1:00PM


Lookout Mountain Park 


Catering by Bennett's: BBQ Beef, Pork, Turkey, Coleslaw, Potato Salad, Brownies, Sodas 


$12 suggested donation 

This annual tradition continues and this year's event is sure to be another well attended and wonderful day atop good old Lookout Mountain. See old friends. Find out what's going on in the Front Range professional television, radio, broadcast, and film community. Win prizes!

Don't miss this always fun, sociable, tasty, worthwhile event.

RSVP: You can reserve your place through the buttons below. You have the option to pay now using PayPal or to simply reserve and pay on the day of the event (cash or check payable to "SBE Chapter 48").

Lookout Mountain Picnic ($12):

Directions to Lookout Mountain Park: From Denver: I-70 West to the Lookout Mountain exit. Turn North on to the frontage road, then west on 40 to the first intersection and turn right onto Lookout Mountain Road. Follow signs to the Buffalo Bill Grave/Museum. The park is located on the left as you approach the Buffalo Bill site.

Sponsors: We welcome company sponsorships to help offset the cost of this event. If your organization is willing to become a sponsor/sustaining member, please let us know. We're also seeking items for the prize drawing.

                                                        Become a Sponsor!

We would like to thank our sponsors so far for this year:

                                                 *** — Telos — ***

--> Contribute to your local chapter and gain recognition for your organization:
if you're willing to become a sponsor, please contact Shane Toven at
We welcome financial sponsors as well as items for the door-prize drawings.

Tom Craig
SMPTE Rocky Mountain Section Chairman

Shane Toven, Chairman,
SBE Chapter 48



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