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“Chapter 76, Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE), generally meets on the 2nd Wednesday after the first Monday of each month. The date rarely varies from this formula. This keeps the meeting towards the middle of every month.

The usual meeting location is the Sizzler Restaurant, 1010 Postal Way, Springfield, OR 97401, 541-726-9933  and the time is 11:30 a.m. You do not need to be a member of the SBE to attend these meetings, nor do you have to be a member of the local broadcast community. As long as the topic of the meeting is of interest to you, you’re invited. If you see that a given month is “Reserved” for an exhibitor, it means simply that. Additional details of meetings are posted here as soon as they’re available.”

Wednesday, September 12th, 11:30 AM

Producing Reliable IP Transport Streams

Tony Gervasi, Sr., SBE Member and Sales Manager for GatesAir Intraplex, will be this month's presenter. His presentation will give us insight to reliable transportation of audio and data over IP. Tony will be discussing transport reliability, review causes of packet losses, media transport protocols, and network security. He will look into methods of Intraplex IP Links to create reliable IP transport streams for audio, FM MPX and control (GPIO, PAD). He will introduce the Intraplex IPConnect transport system.

In April 2018, Tony joined the GatesAir family as the sales manager for Intraplex. He makes use of his vast experiences to help GatesAir deliver the highest quality and most reliable audio transport solutions available. Tony’s background includes more than 30 years of experience in the broadcast industry, including 20 years as Sr. VP of Engineering & Technology for Nassau Broadcasting. During his tenure at Nassau he continued to rely on Intraplex products to provide the audio and data transport for Nassau stations in markets such as Portland, Boston, Cape Cod, Allentown PA, Trenton/Philadelphia, Annapolis and Frederick MD. When Nassau sold their stations back in 2013, Tony joined 305 Broadcast in Miami as their USA Sales Manager where he continued his Intraplex relationship by making 305 a dealer and selling the IPL and HDL product line.

Lunch will be provided. You do not have to be a member of SBE to attend these meeting; simply an interest in the subject.


Future meetings-2018     

October 10th              Rohde & Schwarz        <>

November 14th

December 13th          Holiday Dinner