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May 2015 Meeting Notice

TV Spectrum Re-Pack Update


Tuesday, May 12, 2015


6:00 PM Refreshments, 6:45 PM Meeting


Rocky Mountain PBS/KRMA, 1089 Bannock Street, Denver, CO 80204


TV Spectrum Re-Pack Update


Martyn Horspool, Gates Air


Sandwiches, chips, sodas and cookies will be provided: $5 Donation Suggested

An update on the impending TV band re-pack and how it may impact your transmission facility. A brief look at options for existing equipment, including upgrade versus replacement. Efficiency and Total Cost of Ownership of old versus new equipment will also be discussed.

Martyn Horspool is currently Product Manager for Television Transmission at GatesAir in Mason, Ohio, USA. Mr. Horspool has been in the broadcast industry for more than 40 years, starting with the Independent Broadcasting Authority (IBA) in the United Kingdom in 1974 as a transmitter engineer. His move to Harris/GatesAir in 1980 was the beginning of a long career that has paved the way to his current role, including positions in Field Service, Bids & Proposals, Sales Support, Program Management, Antenna Engineering and DTV Applications Engineering. Mr. Horspool has participated and presented at many major Broadcast conferences Worldwide and has authored numerous publications and technical papers.

Parking is available in the KRMA lot on Bannock Street

Jim Schoedler
SMPTE Rocky Mountain Section Chairman

Shane Toven, Chairman,
SBE Chapter 48



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