Worried about broadcast related violations with the FCC? This webinar is a must –

The SBE has invited a representative of the FCC, James Roop, as well as Dennis Baldridge, a member of the SBE Technical Presenters Group, to talk about common broadcast related violations. They will categorize them into groups and discuss how to prevent them. And you have the opportunity to ask the FCC representative questions specific to your station. Subjects of the webinar include FCC enforcement actions, an analysis of the FCC’s top 10 violations, steps to an appropriate response for NOV/NAL, preventing violations and verifying compliance.

The webinar takes place on Thursday, February 28, 2013 at 2 p.m. ET.  More Info

Worried about broadcast related violations with the FCC? This webinar is a must –

The SBE has invited a representative of the FCC, James Roop, as well as Dennis Baldridge, a member of the SBE Technical Presenters Group, to talk about common broadcast related violations. They will categorize them into groups and discuss how to prevent them. And you have the opportunity to ask the FCC representative questions specific to your station! Subjects of the webinar include FCC enforcement actions, an analysis of the FCC’s top 10 violations, steps to an appropriate response for NOV/NAL, preventing violations and verifying compliance.

The webinar takes place on Thursday, February 28, 2013 at 2 p.m. ET.  More Info

Still time to register for today’s Webinar by SBE on Chief Operator Responsibilities – 2pm ET

SBE members often serve as the Designated (or Alternate) Chief Operator. Others are key support personnel for managerial staff. SBE members who understand the requirements of the chief operator will be an invaluable source for any broadcast facility. Sign up now for the Webinar by SBE on Chief Operator Responsibilities, taking place today at 2 p.m. Eastern time.  The cost for members of the SBE is $49 and $69 for non-members.  Click here for more information on this webinar and the presenter, Dennis Baldridge, CPBE, 8-VSB, AMD, DRB, CBNT.

Webinar outlines the technical and administrative responsibilities of a station’s chief operator

Many chief operators come to this position with limited technical background; others are proficient with the technical aspects but are unfamiliar with all the requirements. The next Webinar by SBE titled “Chief Operator Responsibilities – What should I be doing?” outlines the specific duties required of a chief operator and the FCC requirements behind them. Topics include the station’s chief operator designation, administrative responsibilities, technical responsibilities, accuracy responsibilities, communication requirements and authentication requirements.  In addition, sample templates of required documents will be provided.

Participants will benefit by having the ability to verify substantial compliance with the FCC Rules and Regulations for the radio and TV stations they serve as it pertains to the Chief Operator duties, making them better equipped to serve their facilities.  This webinar takes place october 17 and is only $49 for members of the SBE. For more information and to register, click here.

Chief Operator Responsibilites – do you know what they are?

Make sure you know what is required of chief operators by attending this Webinar by SBE on October 17.  Dennis Baldridge, CPBE, AMD, 8-VSB, CBNT is presenting this imperative webinar.  He will review administrative and technical responsibilities, communication requirements and more.  In addition, he will help you understand the FCC Rules and Regulations, so you are better equipped to serve your facility. For instance, did you know each station should appoint an alternate chief operator?  Review the FCC regulation below:

73 . 1870  Chief Operators.
(a) The licensee of each AM, FM, TV or Class A TV broadcast station must designate a person to serve as the station’s chief operator. At times when the chief operator is unavailable or unable to act (e.g., vacations, sickness), the licensee shall designate another person as the acting chief operator on a temporary basis.

This webinar is $49 for members of the SBE and $69 for non-members.  Sign up today!

Need a technical presenter for your next meeting or conference? SBE has a select group of presenters ready to go!

SBE Technical Presenters Group Member Wayne Pecena, CPBE, 8-VSB, AMD, DRB, CBNT

The SBE continually strives to improve its education program, offering its members everything from on-demand courses, live and on-demand webinarslive workshops, leadership training, and our latest venture of offering presenters who can speak on broadcast specific topics almost anywhere in the country. State broadcast associations, SBE chapters and other broadcast groups have already benefited from requesting a presenter from the SBE Technical Presenters Group.  Current topics include chief operator responsibilities, understanding the FCC self-inspection checklist, and networking technology.  If you are interested in requesting a presenter or applying to become a presenter of the Group, send me an email.

– Kimberly Kissel, SBE Education Director