Our June meeting will be held online using Microsoft Teams on Tuesday, June 16th at Noon.
A short business meeting will be followed by a presentation from Michael Guthrie, Technology Specialist with Harmonic on ATSC 3.0 current status overview. Michael has over 20 years of experience serving Harmonic’s customers with the deployment of media processing and delivery solutions for broadcast, ATSC transmission and satellite distribution. He served previous roles with ABC, SSL, McCurdy Radio, Telex and Drake Automation.
Please see the newsletter for more information on connecting to the meeting.
Our use of Teams is through the courtesy of Heartland Video Systems and our Program Chair, John Pfankuch. If you plan to log in on a mobile device please consider downloading the Teams app. Chapter officers tested the platform on Friday afternoon using PCs and phones with good success.
The June Newsletter is available below.
Our May meeting will be on Tuesday, May 19th at 12:30 PM through Zoom. There will be a short business meeting followed by a presentation from Nick VanHaaster of GatesAir. He will provide a brief snapshot of what GatesAir would have shown at NAB. He will also give us his view of what to plan for in 2020 and share feedback from broadcasters around the country about what matters most in the days of Covid-19.
If you are a registered member of the chapter, you will receive an email with the meeting information. If you are interested in joining, please check the newsletter for more information.
Our May newsletter is available.
Our April meeting will be held online using Zoom at 12:30 PM on Tuesday, April 21st. Our discussion topic will be “Pandemic Responses, Impacts, Challenges, and Success Stories.” How has your station or business adapted to social distancing? Our meeting will be limited to 40 minutes by Zoom.
Chapter Chair Bill Hubbard will send an email to registered members of Chapter 80 with connection instructions, log-in information, and helpful hints. If you are reading this and are not a chapter member but would like to participate in the virtual meeting, please email Bill. Include your name, email address, and affiliation. To minimize the risk of an outside party disrupting our session, only individuals known to the chapter in advance will be admitted to the meeting room.
The April newsletter is now available.
Our next meeting is Tuesday, February 18 at Noon at the Out-O-Town Club in Kaukauna.
We do not have a formal program for this month so we will complete a business meeting and proceed with a discussion of upcoming events. Planning will begin soon for the WBA Summer Engineering Conference on June 17th in La Crosse. We need your input to make this event a success again this year. Please bring your thoughts and suggestions to the meeting.
The February newsletter is available now.
Our January meeting will be on Tuesday, January 21st at the Out-O-Town Club in Kaukauna. Our presenter will be Bill Bennett of ENCO Systems. He will be sharing information about disaster recovery. This program is made possible by the efforts of our Program Chair, John Pfankuch and the Milwaukee and Chicago chapters for their continued cooperation.
The January Newsletter is now available.
Our November meeting will be on Tuesday, November 19 at Noon at the Out-O-Town Club in Kaukauna. This is our election meeting.
The November Newsletter is available below.
The ballot is also available below. Please see the newsletter for election details.
Our May meeting will be Tuesday, May 21 at the Out-O-Town Club in Kaukauna. Our speaker will be Jeff Welton from Nautel. Jeff will be presenting “50 Tips for 50 Years.” The presentation covers topics related to any broadcast organization, from IT to RF safety.
The May newsletter is on the Newsletter page.
Our April meeting will be on Tuesday, April 16th at Noon at the Out-O-Town Club in Kaukauna. A “Dutch treat” luncheon will be followed by a short program at 12:50 pm. The program, entitled “Observations at NAB 2019”, will be given by John Pfankuch and others.
The April Newsletter will be available soon.