When: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 [Note: This is the third Wednesday due to the NAB show.]
Where: Don Chilito's; 7017 Johnson Drive; Mission, KS; 913-432-4615
Gather at 11:30 a.m., lunch at 11:45, meeting at noon
Open Forum. Join the chapter for an open forum discussion. Bring your questions, comments, stories and anything else to share.
Meal Information: When you arrive at Don Chilito's order lunch in the line and proceed to the back room meeting area on the east side of the building.
Future Meeting Programs:
May 14: TBD
June 11: Disaster Recovery w/ Allan Brace
July 9: Nautel
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