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March 2021 Meeting Notice
Becoming an SBE Member and the Benefits
Becoming a Chief Operator Why Every Station Needs One

March 10, 2021 6:30 PM MT

Chris Scherer & Jim Ragsdale from the SBE National Office

Join us via ZOOM meeting (instructions will be emailed to you) on Wednesday evening 6:30pm MTN for our SBE-48 meeting with guest presenters Chris Scherer and Jim Ragsdale from the SBE National Office. We will be talking about what membership in SBE can mean to you, and the benefits of being a member. Also why is a Chief Operator so important to a station or cluster, and how to become one.

We will send out the Zoom details closer to the meeting. We hope you can join us.
**This meeting is in addition to the March 17, 2021 meeting: Are You CALM? **
**This counts as 1/2 credit towards your SBE Certification renewal**


March 17, 2021 5:00 PM MT
Are You CALM?

It’s been 10 years since the CALM Act was announced and made part of digital TV’s requirements. Where are we, and the world, 10 years after this ground-breaking regulation was introduced?

Ken Tankel
Ken is a lifelong audio engineer. His career has included engineering positions in radio and television and broadcast manufacturers as well as sales and management positions. Since 2011, Ken has been with Linear Acoustic and is now Senior Product Specialist with the Linear Acoustic/Telos Alliance. In this role, he helps clients to utilize the full potential of Linear Acoustic and Telos AoIP products that have broadcast television applications. He also helps Telos Alliance sales and engineering teams to better understand client needs. In his current position Ken speaks to broadcast and audio engineers around the world about improving television audio and the advantages and opportunities in migrating to AoIP. Ken holds an SBE Lifetime CPBE and is a member of AES, SBE and SMPTE.


Jack Roland, SBE Chapter 48 Chairman
Tom Craig, SMPTE Rocky Mountain Section Chairman


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