SBE Chapter 42 Newsletter

Meeting Minutes / Notes
October 5, 2017

Newsletter / Notes

Meeting commenced at 6:30 pm.

Motion to approve last meeting minutes as stated.

Frequency report - The following information was passed along to our group. It was received from SpaceX - Jennifer Segal, Mission and Launch Operations, Ground Segment Specialist

SpaceX Koreasat-5A launch is scheduled for October 30th with a launch window between 1934-2158 UTC. We are expecting the ground transmitter at 2090 MHz to be turned on at T+8
minutes until T+2 hours and 8 minutes at the landing location. As per FCC license STA # 1318-EX-ST-2017.

Treasury Report:

  • Opening Balance - $5207.95
  • Disbursements - $0.00
  • Income - $0.00
  • Closing Balance $5207.95

Committee Reports:
  • EAS Report - No activity
  • Membership - No activity
  • Certification - No activity

Old Business - No activity

New Business - SMPTE – Florida has invited our group to the 2017 Technical Conference and Holiday Event, scheduled for Dec. 13th & 14th, 2017. If you have not received an invite via the SBE-42 e-mail distribution list, simply get in touch with any officer. We’ll be sure to pass along the information directly to you.

Coming up this month is the SBE Annual Membership Meeting, which is held during the SBE National Meeting in Denver. The membership meeting will be webcast live this Thursday, Oct. 26 at 4 pm ET and will feature special guest, Bob Weller, VP of spectrum policy at NAB in a Q&A with SBE President Jerry Massey about spectrum issues.
To log-on, go to the SBE website, and click on the Membership Meeting webcast icon that will be posted to the homepage prior to the program.

Meeting adjourned at 6:38 pm.


October's technology presentation provided by : Ken Haren of Telestream

Modern Day Capture System Functions
- Capture directly to a robust set of professional production environments and proxy formats
- Real-time backhaul over unmanaged internet with Aspera FASP I/O integration
- Direct capture to Vantage Open workflow for immediate processing