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Will you be in Las Vegas for the NAB Show? If so, stop by the SBE Membership Meeting for a chance to win a $300 gift. We are giving away a $300 Fry’s Electronics gift card and three $25 restaurant gift cards. The first 100 SBE members to arrive will also receive a pedometer.
Attend the meeting on Tuesday, April 9, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in room S227 of the Las Vegas Convention Center. Thank you to Vislink Broadcast for making this possible.
Are you attending the 2013 NAB Show? Have you been putting off taking a certification exam? SBE will hold one exam session in Las Vegas during the NAB show on Tuesday, April 9th from 9AM to noon. Get your application into the national office by March 22nd, to take advantage of this opportunity.
What certification is right for you? Check out this chart.
SBE Certification exam sessions are also planned for June, August and November 2013.
A new web-based service, developed by SBE, will provide members a faster and more accurate way to locate other members, suppliers and information about the SBE. The new SBE Membership Directory and Buyers’ Guide can be found on the SBE website. Members can access the directory by going to the website homepage and clicking on the membership directory link in the upper right corner of the page. There, you’ll find a table of contents similar to that provided in the paper directory we have published since 1995.
The new directory will help SBE members find other members, find a chapter, and even find sustaining members (suppliers). Another feature from the paper directory that continues in the web-based service is the list of members who advertise their services as contract or consulting engineers.
On November 13, 1975 the concept of the SBE Program of Certification was adopted by the Board of Directors. It was officially launched in 1977. The Program of Certification was established to recognize and raise the professional status of broadcast engineers by providing standards of professional competence. Through the years, it has become recognized in the industry as the primary method of verifying the attainment of educational standards.
The program currently offers 15 certifications ranging from entry-level with no experience requirement to an advanced level with 20 years of broadcast engineering experience required.
Visit the SBE website for more information on the certifications offered.
Sending our best to SBE Board Member Scott Mason CPBE, CBNT and Gene “Bean” Baxter of the “Kevin and Bean” morning show on KROQ. Bean will be donating a kidney to Mason, his long time friend. Read more from Radio Ink here.
You’re in luck if you missed the fall membership meeting of the SBE in Denver. You can watch it online, now! Thanks to, Advanced Broadcast Solutions, Comrex, DVEO and Orban for sponsoring the meeting. They made it possibly to view, for those of you who were unable to be in Denver. A big thanks to SBE Immediate Past President Vinny Lopez, CEV, CBNT and SBE Chapter 48 Chairman Tony Roccanova, along with their team, for their great work on the live stream and recording.