SBE 2024 Membership Drive Runs March 1 to May 31

With the theme, Shape the Future: Recruit a New SBE Member, the SBE will launch the 2024 Membership Drive on March 1, 2024, running through May 31, 2024. As with Membership Drives in previous years, SBE members are encouraged to recruit new members, and in doing so, the recruiter could win prizes from the SBE … Read more

The SBE @ the 2024 NAB Show

SBE Ennes Workshop @ the NAB Show: April 12-13 NAB Show: April 13-17, 2024 Las Vegas, Nevada Quick Links Register for the NAB Show (SBE members: Use the SBE code SBE24 for a free exhibits-only pass or $150 off the NAB non-member rate for the Core Education Collection.) SBE Schedule of Events SBE Booth and … Read more

Sage Alerting Releases Rev 96 Firmware Update

Sage has released the Rev 96 firmware update. The update needs to be installed by March 11, 2024, to meet the FCC rules regarding CAP Prioritization and national message text. The update is available from any of Sage distributor. Any Model 3644 Sage Digital Endec originally purchased new from dealer stock after December 12, 2021, … Read more

Restore Your Expired SBE Certification During the Diamond Project

The Society of Broadcast Engineers celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2024. To mark the occasion, the SBE is announcing special projects and events throughout the year. The first relates to the SBE Program of Certification, which is the benchmark of broadcast and multimedia technology skill evaluation. Called the Diamond Project in recognition of the SBE’s … Read more

SBE Celebrates 60 Years

With the start of the new year 2024, the Society of Broadcast Engineers, the association for broadcast and multimedia technology professionals, celebrates its 60th anniversary. Officially founded on April 4, 1964, the SBE has grown from its humble beginnings when about 100 broadcast engineers gathered for a meeting at the NAB Convention in Chicago to … Read more

SBE Ennes Workshop Planned for 2024 NAB Show

Plans are proceeding for an Ennes Workshop to be held at the Las Vegas Convention Center’s West Hall immediately preceding the 2024 NAB Show on Friday April 12 and Saturday April 13. The SBE is working with the NAB to present the Workshop this year. There will be two program tracks. The SBE will again … Read more

November 29 is Deadline to Submit 13 GHz BAS Certification

The November 29, 2023, deadline is coming quickly for all broadcasters with auxiliary operations in the 12.7-13.25 GHz band, referred to as the 13 GHz band, to submit certifications of the accuracy and ongoing operations of these BAS licenses. The FCC is in the midst of a proceeding examining whether and how to repurpose the … Read more

2024 NAB Show BEIT Conference Call for Papers

Proposals for technical papers and panel sessions for the 2024 NAB Broadcast Engineering and Information Technology (BEIT) Conference are now being accepted. The conference takes place April 13-16, 2024, at the NAB Show in the Las Vegas Convention Center. Selected papers will be presented during the conference and are eligible for inclusion in the official … Read more

Society of Broadcast Engineers to Release Updated Broadcast Station Self-Inspection Guidelines

The Society of Broadcast Engineers is completing its work to publish new, updated Broadcast Station Self-Inspection Guidelines. The Federal Communications Commission published a series of checklists many years ago, but they have not been updated in decades. The SBE has considered this issue for several years, and will release updated guidelines in early 2024. Broadcast … Read more