Dates and events you need to know

ABA 2009
Date: Nov. 5-6
Location: Anchorage Hilton Hotel, Anchorage, AK
The Alaska Broadcasters Association Convention opens today at the Anchorage Hilton Hotel in Anchorage, AK.
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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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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.
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2009 Biennial filing deadline for revised broadcast ownership Form 323
Filing Deadline: Dec. 15
Broadcast licensees are required to file the revised FCC Form 323 broadcast ownership report no later than Dec. 15, 2009. According to the bureau, it plans to post online frequently asked questions and answers regarding the new report.
Questions regarding the form can be sent to
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SCBA Winter Convention
Date: Jan. 14-15, 2010
Location: South Carolina Broadcasters Association will hold its winter convention at the Embassy Suites, in Columbia, SC.
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NRB 2010 Expo
Date: Feb.27-March 2, 2010
Location: Nashville, TN
The National Religious Broadcasters will hold its annual convention and exposition in Nashville.
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Great Lakes Broadcasting Conference & Expo
Date: March 2-3, 2010
Location: Lansing Center, Lansing, MI
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NAB 2010
Date: April 12-15
Location: Las Vegas, NV
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