Minutes from previous meetings.
SBE Chapter 55 (zoom) Meeting minutes October 28th 2021
Terrence Called meeting to order at 12:07pm.
Introductions were more or less auto due to zoom. we welcomed
Mr. Richard Monn, retired C.E. from W E S H Orlando and from
SBE Chapter 42.
This reporter was unable to attend live 2 previous meetings
and was unable to successfuly use p/w and play back the Zoom
Treasurer report: Our Chapter is in good financial status with virtually
no expences except the website enhancements.
Chapter 55 has filed the required IRS form 990N (non-profit)and
will file tax form(s) for 2022.
EAS:? The NTP in Ilinois got “lost” after DeKalb IL. Quincy IL. got
the test but it is unclear as to from where.??
Certification/ Membership: Chapter 55 welcomes Johnathan Henning
as a new member. Mr Henning hails from Bartlett TN and is with
Nothing new on RF Frequency Co/ord and interference. The complaints
are now about Internet bandwidth not living up to as advertized.
No “old business” was reported.
New Business: No November meeting since we have (thanks to Bob
Hoffman) re-scheduled the Hearth Room, 265 Lamp&Lantern Village
for our December 2nd Holiday Dinner Meeting. This meeting is also
for the annual election of Chapter officers.
January 27th, we have a presentation of Schulins Solutions.
Bob would like suitable pictures of broadcast sites etc. for display on
the SBE55 website.
We adjourned to a history presentation with our friend, Frank Absher.
Respectfully submitted by– Tom Lyons
Minutes of SBE Chapter 55 Meeting by Zoom June 24,2021
(This reporter Developed minutes from playback of the
Zoom meeting at a later time.)
At approx. Noon, Terrence called the meeting to order.
May 2021 minutes (sent to officers by e-mail) approved.
Treasurer report. Good shape– a rebate check from SBE
National office was deposited. “Beanstalk” Web developers
(and Web host) was paid for the new SBE55.org site.
Committee reports: The NPT IS August 11th 1:20pm CDT.
Using the NPT event code from LP 1 (KMOX in this area.)
The deadlines for the three Forms to be submitted to the
FCC are form 1 July 6th, Form 2 Aug 11th. Form 3 Sept 27.
Nothing reported for Certification/membership.
No old business stated.
July 22 is Link up Communications with C band repack
information. (a long fight.)
Aug. 26 is RF radiation Safety concerns.
Possibly a re-visit with Frank Absher with the Media
Hall of Fame (for the October 28th meeting)
For the good of the Chapter: The new SBE55.org website
is up and running. Talk to Bob Hoffman with any suggestions
or proposed additions to the site.
The meeting adjourned after about 7 minutes duration to
presenter Brian Nelson (Alpha)
Respectfully submitted by:
May 27th, 2021
SBE Chapter 55 May 27, 2021 Zoom Meeting
Chairman Terrence called meeting to order at 12:08pm.
Introductions were accomplished by zoom name display.
Minutes were submitted as .txt file, approved.
Treasurers report: Chapter 55 is in good standing.
Web site rework is done, Live by June 1st.
EAS: NPT is Scheduled for August 11th 2021 1:20pm CDT.
There is also a backup date.
An IPAWS test on April 6th If not received should be logged
as error (if error code received one may need to check for
Certification/Membership: No news this month.
Nothing new for Freq. /interference.
Old business: Nothing reported.
June meeting- Alpha audio-video Security
July meeting- Link up Connunications, on C-Band repack.
For Good of the Chapter– Hoping for in person meetings soon.
We adjourned aprox. 12:15pm to a presentation with Nemal
Electronics withthe currant use of Fibre in broadcasting.
April 19th, 2021 SBE Chapter 55 meeting with Vendors of the Next Best Thing tour. held at 9907 Sappington Road. April 19th 2021. (outdoor presentation) The meeting was called to order at 11:15 am. Introductions were done verbally. Minutes were submitted on paper and were sent to officers digitaly. (.txt) Treasurer report: The Chapter savings/investment acct(s) were rolled over 'till 2022 ($1300 will soon be disbursed for the website upgrade (SBE55.org) EAS: Monthly Tests are to be originated by Mo. Highway Patrol. John Masters had to modify Sage Multi Station relay boxes to to work properly on a multi station cluster in rural illinois. Membership: we have a new member--Mathiew Prenger (SP?) Nothing new on frequencies/Interference. No Old Business reported. New Business: Nemal Electronics (fibre technology and practice) has moved to May 27th. (zoom mtg.) June 24th--a presentation on video over LAN (Zoom also) (unclear on date in July) Sinclair upgrades to ATSC 3.) Nothing specific given for the good of the Chapter. We adjourned the meeting at 11:23am to a variety of equipment displays as part of the Next Best Thing tour. respectfully submitted by, Tom Lyons
March 25th, 2021 SBE Chapter 55 March 25th, 2021 Zoom meeting Chairman Terrence called meeting to order at 12:03pm. Introductions were made by zoom name display. Minutes were submitted as .txt file, approved. Treasurers report: Chapter 55 is in good "shape". $55k in investments. We voted earlier to spend about $1300 for the sbe55.org site upgrade. EAS: Last NPT was in yr. 2019. It is believed there will be scheduled a national test this year (September?) Certification/Membership: No news this month. Nothing new for Freq. /interference. Old business? New business: Were set for an in person meeting April 19th, at the parking area at Ressurection Lutheran Church 9907 Sappington Rd. Nemal Fibre has moved from March to the May 2021 meeting. June meeting- Alpha audio-video Security Nothing reported for "the good of the chapter" We adjourned aprox. 12:11pm to a presentation with Gates Air Audio Video STL transport. Respectfully subitted by Tom Lyons