06.23.2010 10:00 AM
FCC Broadcast Engineering Forum Agenda
WASHINGTON: Friday’s Broadcast Engineering Forum at the FCC begins with four invitation-only workshops followed by a public review of the resulting determinations. Those reviews begin at 3 p.m. Eastern Time with a series of panel discussions accessible live online at http://reboot.fcc.gov/live. A Q&A session will be opened after the panel discussions. Questions can be emailed to broadbandoutreach@fcc.gov, and via Twitter using the hashtag, #brdcstforum.

3 p.m.: Welcome and Overview of the Working Sessions,
Julius Knapp, chief of the FCC’s Office of Engineering and Technology

3:15 p.m.: Cellularization of Broadcast Architecture

Jay Adrick
, Harris Corp.
Mark Aitken
, Sinclair Broadcasting
Rick Engelman
, Sprint
Vern Fotheringham
, CTB Networks
Jim Krammen
, Motorola
Bob Seidel
Dennis Wallace
, Meintel, Sgrignoli & Wallace
Merrill Weiss
, Merrill Weiss Group

3:45 p.m.: Methodologies for Repacking the TV Band
Lynn Claudy
Bruce Franca
Mel Frerking
, AT&T
Ira Goldstone
, Univision
John McCoskey
Bill Meintel
, Meintel, Sgrignoli & Wallace
Jim Ocon
, Gray Television Group
Dr. Byron St. Clair
, National Translator Association
John Viall
, LIN Broadcasting

4:15 p.m.: Improvements in VHF Reception

William Belt
, Consumer Electronics Association
Greg Best
, Greg Best Consulting
Charles Cooper
, duTreil, Lundin and Rackley
Kerry Cozad
, Dielectric Communications
Ross Heide
, Cohen, Dippel and Everist
Jeff Johnson
, Gannett Broadcasting Group
John Ross
, Antennas Direct
Victor Tawil
Kelly Williams

4:45 p.m.: Advancements in Compression Technology

Richard Chernock
, Triveni Digital
David Converse
Greg Coppa
Sterling Davis
, Cox
Matthew Goldman
, Tandberg Television / Ericsson
Brett Jenkins
Glenn Reitmeier
, NBC Universal
Mark Richer
Andrew Setos
, Fox Broadcasting
Peter Sockett
, Capitol Broadcasting

5:15 p.m.: Discussion and Public Comment

6 p.m.: Adjournment

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