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Chapter Speaker List

The Society has organized a list of speakers who are available to present at chapter meetings. The list is comprised of people who work for SBE Sustaining Member companies, and topics include technical, regulatory, safety, management and other issues.Each speaker's geographic availability is also noted.

• Name

Company Phone Availability
    Topics

Peter Howarth AEQ Broadcast international Inc. 954-581-7999 National
    Multichannel AoIP connectivity, intercom systems, audio codecs, broadcast communications

Steve Lampen Belden 415-440-8393 National
    4K video; maximizing HD-SDI and 3G-SDI cable performance; using Category 5e, 6, 6a for audio and video applications; Ethernet AVB/TSN; Bend Radius; how cable works; how wire fails; digital audio; wire and cable

Kerry de Boer Blackmagic Design 408-954-0500 x320 National
    4K, Ultra HD, high frame rates, live production, broadcast, A/V, video editing, cameras, color correction, video converters, video monitoring, routing, live switching, streaming, recording, HDR

Dave Lewty Calrec Audio 805-305-5711 National
    Audio mixing, audio networking, remote broadcasting, AoIP

Kim Savage Dielectric 207-655-8258 National
    RF design/implementation of translators/boosters; adaptive polarization for ATSC 3.0; antenna technology for ATSC 3.0 – MISO; digital modulation, single pulse RF breakdown; repack process and logistics; efficient UHF tunable filter using waveguide TE10 mode; improving FM combiner/filter efficiency

Ed Czarnecki Digital Alert Systems 585-765-1155 x122 DC, MD, VA
    EAS, the FCC and You; ATSC 3.0 and Advanced Emergency Communications

Jeff Detweiler DTS, Inc. 443-539-4334 Baltimore/Washington DC area
    HD Radio technology

Dennis Ford Fiber Group Inc. 800-201-1326 NC, SC, VA, TN, WV
    Satellite, microwave, IP

John Humphrey Hitachi Kokusai Electric Comark, LLC 724-903-0321 National
    High dynamic range for TV cameras

Doug Thompson Hitachi Kokusai Electric Comark, LLC 309-689-0301 Midwest Minnesota to Texas and Ohio to Kansas
    Encoding-multiplexing; high-, medium- and low-power transmission; high efficiency transmission; ATSC 3.0: What's coming with the new standard?

Les Kutasi Kathrein USA 207-749-3440 National
    Antennas, RF systems, Combiners and RF components

Ralph Beaver National Football League 813-376-1313 Florida
    Frequency coordination for football coverage

Benjamin Nemser Nemal Electronics Inc 305-899-0900 National
    Cabling and interconnects for HDTV and broadcast: current developments in HD/SDI, AES copper and fiber optic cables; SMPTE hybrid camera cable systems

Van Duke Playbox Technology 561-229-0003 West Palm Beach, FL
    Television automation (channel-in-a-box), IP-TV

Walt Gumbert Rohde & Schwarz USA 724-312-7700 East Coast
    High efficiency in modern liquid-cooled solid-state transmitter design, liquid-cooled FM transmitters

Chris Childs SEG a Division of Wesco Distribution 913-375-1103 Kansas City metro
    Discuss the move of the national radio networks from the satellite at 139 deg. West to satellite at 105 deg. West

Chris Schee SEG a Division of Wesco Distribution 817-337-0797 Dallas/Fort Worth, TX
    Discuss the move of the national radio networks from the satellite at 139 deg. West to satellite at 105 deg. West

Lenny King SEG a Division of Wesco Distribution 240-308-9033 Las Vegas, NV, and Los Angeles, CA
    Discuss the move of the national radio networks from the satellite at 139 deg. West to satellite at 105 deg. West

Harry Matthews SEG a Division of Wesco Distribution 770-614-9174 Atlanta, GA
    Discuss the move of the national radio networks from the satellite at 139 deg. West to satellite at 105 deg. West

Bill Georger SEG a Division of Wesco Distribution 908-910-1641 Northern, New Jersey & New York City and Philadelphia
    Discuss the move of the national radio networks from the satellite at 139 deg. West to satellite at 105 deg. West

John Shike SAM - Snell Advanced Media 650-703-4906 National
    IP, UHD, HDR

Steve Zaretsky Solid State Logic 212-315-1111 x15 National
    IP network audio, broadcast demonstration vehicle

Gary Learner Verizon Digital Media Services 781-221-7400 Boston area
    OTT, monitoring, quality, logging, compliance

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