Dates and events you need to know

October 21, 2010

FCC Spectrum Summit
Date: Oct. 21, 10 a.m.
Location: FCC Headquarters, Washington, D.C. The Federal Communications Commission is hosting a summit aimed at highlighting the predicted shortage of spectrum for broadband use, its impact and possible solutions. Live webcast available via:

2011 NAB Show Engineering Conference proposals deadline
Deadline: Oct. 22
Organizers of the 2011 NAB Show, April 9-14 in Las Vegas, have issued a call for technical papers to be presented during the NAB Engineering Conference. For more information, visit

SMPTE Annual Technical Conference & Expo
Date: Oct. 26-28
Location: Hollywood Renaissance Hotel, Hollywood, CA
For more information, visit

VPEAAC membership nominations due
Date: Nov. 1
The commission is seeking nominations for membership on its newly mandated Video Programming and Emergency Access Advisory Committee (VPEAAC).
For more information, visit

Alaska Broadcasters Association Convention 2010
Date: Nov. 4-5
Location: Anchorage Hilton Hotel, Anchorage, AK
New England Ennes Workshop
> Date: Nov. 10
Location: DCU Center, Worcester, MA

LPDTV Transition FNPRM comment, reply comment deadlines
The FCC is seeking comment on a number of issues related to completing the transition of low-power television (LPTV) stations from analog to digital transmission.
Comments due: Dec. 17
Reply comments due: Jan. 18

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