04.06.2006 03:18 PM
Dates and events you need to know
LARCAN Digital Translator Seminar
Date: April 12 Location: Carlisle Hotel & Conference Center in Albuquerque, NM The one-day seminar will explore three topics: digital TV translator transition, technical implementation of a digital TV translator and how the transition affects home viewer.
Meeting of the FCC’s panel reviewing the impact of Hurricane Katrina
Date: April 18 Time: 9 a.m. Location: Commission Meeting Room at FCC Headquarters in Washington, D.C. The panel will hear reports from three informal working groups on infrastructure resiliency, recovery coordination and procedures.
Date: April 22-27 Location: Las Vegas
For more information visit www.nab.org.
FCC filing window for LPTV and TV translator digital companion application
Date: May 1-May 12
Applicants must electronically submit a short-form application (FCC Form 175) as well as technical data from FCC Forms 346 or 301-CA to specify their proposed digital companion channel.
ATSC Annual Meeting
Date: May 9-11
Location: Westfield Marriott in Chantilly, VA
The Advanced Television Systems Committee will hold its annual meeting in Chantilly, VA, near Dulles International Airport.
For more information visit www.atsc.org.
Texas Association of Broadcasters Convention
Date: Aug. 9-11
Location: Hilton Austin Downtown in Austin, TX
For more information visit www.tab.org.
New DTV Table of Allotments
Date: August 2006
Commission issues Notice of Proposed Rulemaking proposing new DTV Table of Allotments.
For more information visit www.fcc.gov.
SBE 22 Broadcast & Technology Expo/National Meeting
Date: Sept. 26-27
Location: Event Center at Turning Stone Casio in Verona, NY
This year’s national meeting will be held in conjunction with the SBE 22 Broadcast & Technology Expo.
For more information visit www.sbe.org.