When: Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Where: Zarda BBQ; 11931 W 87th St.; Lenexa, KS
Gather at 11:30 a.m., lunch at 11:45, meeting at noon
Major Custom Cable. Jake Seyer Josh Welsh of Major Custom Cable will present a program on a variety of Broadcast and Pro A/V products. This includes SMPTE Camera cables, HDSDI video coax assemblies, Audio/Video cable bundles, fiber jumpers, fiber trunks, media convertors, panels, floor boxes, wall plates, and more.
Lunch will be provided by Major Custom Cable. When you arrive at Zarda proceed to the back room for lunch and the meeting.
Future Meeting Programs:
Apr 9: ? (during NAB convention)
May 14: TBD
Other Local Events:
March 24-26: Radio Broadcast Engineering Technology Seminar in Overland Park
The Missouri and Kansas broadcasters associations are sponsoring a free 3 day training seminar in Overland Park. Registration is required. Details about this event can be found here:
At the October, 2013, SBE meeting Kirk Chestnut mentioned a local organization that is involved in promoting science, mentoring, and hosts a city-wide science fair that is in need of judges/volunteers. Here is a link to their website:
Here is a link to the volunteer sign-up page:
At the monthly meeting on October 9, 2013, chapter member John Gray gave a presentation on quantum physics and the double slit experiement. Below are links to some YouTube videos on the topic presented by Richard Feynman.
Presentation from 1964 (worth it just to watch the intro):
Four part Feynman lecture from 1965 (each is a little over an hour long):
Part 1: http://youtu.be/eLQ2atfqk2c
Part 2: http://youtu.be/kMSgE62S6oo
Part 3: http://youtu.be/jNNXD7fuE5E
Part 4: http://youtu.be/UigjOJm6F9o
At our April meeting chapter member Ed Treese brought in an item that was located in engineering storage at 1480.
It is made of rubber and has a small weep hole. So - what is it?
Chriss Scherer, CPBE CBNT, editor of Radio magazine, past president of the Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE), and local SBE chapter 59 member paid tribute to the founder of the SBE and former technical editor of Radio magazine, John Battison (1915-2012), during the SBE's Awards Banquet at the 2012 National Meeting on Oct. 24, 2012.
At the meeting on Thursday, March 8, 2012, Greg Best presented a program titled "Spectrum Analyzer 102+".
During his presentation Greg referenced the book "Fundamentals Of Spectrum Analysis". A PDF version of this book can be found on-line and is available for free download here: http://www.ictregulationtoolkit.org/en/Publication.3588.html
Chapter member Kit Peters presented a discussion on the basics of IP and best practices for security IP-based devices at the meeting on April 21, 2011. The slides from that presentation can be found online here:
At the meeting on January 13, 2011, Bruce Roberson of Digital Alert Systems presented a program on CAP and EAS. He has generously provided the slides from that presentation.
Download Here (~11 MB): EAS Presentation_SBE59_Jan2011.pdf
Additional EAS info provided by Digital Altert Systems:
The latest news from Digital Alter Systems can be found here.
At the meeting on Thursday, December 9, 2010, Greg Best presented a program titled "Spectrum Analyzer 101+". Here are links to some of the information presented:
Links to Reference Material:
App Note 63 for Fundamentals
App Note 134 for Intermediate Subjects
App Note 1298 for Advanced Topics-Digital Communications
App Note 1303 for Advanced Topics-Noise-Like Signals
App Note 1316 for Advanced Topics-Amplitude Accuracy
These links refer to items on this web page: http://www.hpmemory.org/ressources/resrc_an_01.htm