SBE to Salute Founder at National Meet
October 16, 2012
John H. Battison
DENVER— The Society of Broadcast
Engineers will pay special tribute to
its founder John Battison who died in
August, at its national meeting in Denver,
Oct. 22-23 at the Crowne Plaza
Hotel at Denver International Airport.
Battison’s efforts in launching the
SBE in 1964, and his
in broadcast engineering,
will be recognized
in conjunction with
the organization’s annual
and awards dinner. The
Society is also planning
to honor its originator
with the creation of a
special scholarship John
H. Battison Founder’s Scholarship.
Meeting events begin on Oct. 23
with SBE Certification Committee
and SBE National Board of Directors
meetings. Activities continue the following
day with a Fellows breakfast.
Other activities include a frequency
coordinator’s meeting, and recognition
of the 2012 SBE membership
drive winner, Aaron Savage, and
two Golden Recruiter
The Denver meeting
is being held in
conjunction this year
with the Rocky Mountain
Audio Video Expo
(AVX) and the SBE/
The group’s membership
be streamed live via the Internet.
Complete information is available at
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