Dates and events you need to know

The ATSC will conduct its 25th anniversary celebration and annual meeting next week in Arlington, VA.
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LARCAN Training Seminar - MX/MXD Series transmitters
Date: May 5-7
Location: Mississauga, ON
For more information, visit: www.larcan.com.

ATSC 25th Anniversary Celebration and 2008 Annual Meeting
Date: May 8
Location: Ritz-Carlton Hotel Pentagon City, Arlington, VA
For more information, visit: www.atsc.org.

Next-generation EAS summit
Date and time: May 19 - 9 a.m.-12:45 p.m
Location: Commission headquarters, Washington, D.C.
FCC’s Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau will conduct a summit on the future of the Emergency Alert System.
For more information, visit: www.fcc.gov.

Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking regarding DTV consumer education
Comment Deadline: Adopted April 23 (comments due 30 days after publication in Federal Register)
Reply Comment Deadline: Comments due 45 days after publication in Federal Register
The FCC is seeking comments on the whether eligible telecommunications companies should be required to notify all of their customers monthly about the coming DTV transition. The commission also wants comment on the obligations of MVPDs.
For more information, visit: www.fcc.gov.

Broadcast Asia
Date: June 17-20
Location: Singapore
For more information, visit: www.broadcast-asia.com.

Broadcast Trade Show
Date: July 17
Location: Roanoke (VA) Civic Center
For more information, visit: www.sbe78.org.

Satellite Uplink Operators Training Seminar
Date: June 2-5
Location: Washington, D.C.
For more information, visit: www.nab.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=Satellite_Uplink_Operators_Training_Seminar.

FCC DTV Construction Permit Application Deadline
Date: June 19
Location: FCC Headquarters, Washington, D.C.
Stations must electronically file construction permit applications for DTV facilities.
For more information, visit: www.fcc.gov.

IBC2008
Date: Sept. 11-16
Location: RAI Center, Amsterdam

2008 SBE National Meeting
Date: Oct. 14-15
Location: Marriott Hotel Madison West, Madison, WI.
For more information, visit: www.sbe.org.

Ohio Broadcast Engineering Conference
Date: Nov. 29
Location: Double Tree Hotel, Columbus, OH
For more information, visit: www.oab.org/engineering.