SBE Ennes Workshop

The SBE Central Michigan Chapter #91 and the Michigan Association of Broadcasters will present a SBE Ennes Workshop on Friday, November 8, 2019 at the Lansing Community College West Campus. This all-day tutorial features sessions on cybersecurity, lightning protection, workbench tips, spurious emission troubleshooting and tomorrow’s studio-transmitter links. Registration is now open and the cost is $40. Only four Ennes Workshops are held each year and attendance is limited to 40 participants.

SBE Chapter 91 Burger Bash Invitation

Chapter 91 (Lansing & Mid-Michigan) is inviting all Chapter 82 SBE members, friends and spouses/significant-others to their annual Burger Bash on Wednesday evening, July 17 in Haslett (northeast of East Lansing).

The Telos Alliance demonstration van will visit as well, and you’ll get a chance to see their latest gear and talk to the Omnia rep.

Please see the flyer for more information and be sure to reply to Rick Thomas if you’re coming. Hope to see you there!

Advanced IP Networking Workshop and Certification Exams at GLBC

As part of the Great Lakes Broadcasting Conference in May, a special day-long workshop on advanced IP-based networking technology in an Ethernet environment will be conducted by Wayne Pecena, noted educator and assistant director of information technology at Texas Tech University. SBE Chapter 91 the following morning will conduct a special certification exam session for the Certified Broadcast Networking Technologist and Certified Broadcast Networking Engineer exams only.

The workshop is Monday, May 2, from 10 am to 4 pm and the exams are on Tuesday morning, May 3. The CBNT exam is 50 multiple choice questions and has no pre-requisite or experience requirement. The CBNE exam requires five years’ experience and consists of 50 multiple choice questions followed by an essay question. Both exams are open-book using approved texts, except for the CBNE essay, and a three-hour time limit is allowed.

The exam session is open to both SBE members and non-members. The application deadline is April 1.

The Great Lakes Broadcasting Conference brings together broadcasters and professionals from across Michigan and the midwest. Conference registration includes educational sessions and lunch, and a no-cost exhibit hall pass is available.

Prism Sound Mic to Monitor Tour

Audio-engineering-SocietyOf interest to many SBE members is a presentation offered by the Audio Engineering Society Student Section at the University of Michigan. Here are the details:

On Tuesday, September 15th, Gik Acoustics will be holding a seminar that will deliver key insights into modern recording and mastering techniques as well as dispel popular myths surrounding these processes. Glenn Kuras, owner and president, will be conducting the presentation.

Whether you have a home theater, a listening room, a home recording studio, or a professional studio, every room’s acoustic issues must be treated. There are many variables that make a room unique — windows, columns, cathedral ceilings, doors, fireplaces —  this presentation will give insight on how to address these acoustic issues as well as how to set up a room correctly.

For more information, please see the attached poster.

When & Where:
University of Michigan
Watkins Lecture Hall Room 1350, E.V. Moore Building

School of Music, Theatre & Dance
1100 Baits Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Tuesday, September 15, 2015 from 7:00 PM to 10:30 PM