Dates and events you need to know

October 15, 2009

SBE Chapter 24/WBA Broadcasters Clinic
Date: Oct. 13-15
Location: Marriott Madison West Hotel, Middleton, WI
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SBE Chapter 20 Annual Equipment Expo
Date: Oct. 19-20
Location: The New Pittsburgh Expomart, Monroeville, PA
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LARCAN Magnum Series Training Seminar
Date: Oct. 19-21
Location: Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
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IEEE Distinguished Lecturer Series, BTS Montreal Chapter
Date: Oct. 21
Location: Concordia University, Montreal
Triveni Digital CTO Dr. Rich Chernock will address DTV technology and present tutorials on the inner workings of digital television during his lecture.

ATSC Seminar on Audio Loudness
Date: Nov. 4
Location: Wiley Rein Conference Center, Washington, D.C.
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WABE 2009
Date: Nov. 8 -10
Location: Telus Convention Centre, Calgary Alberta, Canada
The Western Association of Broadcast Engineers will hold its annual convention in Calgary.
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Seventh Annual Ohio Broadcast Engineering Conference
Date: Nov. 10
Location: Aladdin Shrine Temple, Columbus, OH
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Media Bureau Workshop on 2010 Quadrennial Review of Media Ownership Rules
Date: Early November (The bureau has not yet announced a specific date.)
Location: To be announced
The first forum will give academics, industry stakeholders and public interest community representatives the chance to present their ideas on how the commission should approach the ownership review.

DTS waiver policy proposal deadline
Date: Dec. 14
The FCC will accept proposals for waivers of its distributed transmission system policy to let stations to use DTS if it lets them continue serving analog viewers in areas that otherwise would lose digital television service. For more information, visit

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