SBE Chapter 37
SBE Chapter 37
February 21, 2020  

Our Next Meeting

Gates Air

All Are Welcome at SBE Meetings;
SBE Membership is not Required

Meeting Date:

February 18, 2020 at 6:30 PM


Radio One
8515 Georgia Avenue
9th Floor
Silver Spring, MD 20910


Radio One is at 8515 Georgia Avenue opposite the Discovery Networks building right in the heart of Downtown Silver Spring. Parking is available for a nominal fee in the Wayne Ave parking garage which is behind our building. 

Enter the garage off of Wayne Ave between Georgia and Fenton St. Enter the building off of Georgia Ave. It's locked down after hours so Radio One will have someone in the lobby to let you in and to grant access to the 9th floor.

If you arrive a bit late, call or text Kent Kramer at (310) 701-7511 and he'll send someone down. (Yes, Area Code 310 is correct.)


By Mapquest

Cost of Ownership: Air vs. Liquid Cooled FM TX

Guest Speaker: Brian Szewczyk

Guest Speaker Brian Szewczyk of GatesAir will be presenting two technical topics at our February meeting:

  • A Total Cost of Ownership Comparison of Air-Cooled and Liquid-Cooled FM Transmitters
  • How a Combined Importer / Exporter can Enhance both the HD Listener Experience and Reliability.

Fellowship and a light dinner, sponsored by GatesAir, will start promptly at 6:30 pm followed by organization business and Brian's presentations. PLEASE RSVP before NOON Monday, February 17th by sending a brief e-mail to and let us know that we should expect you! 

Brian is a Broadcast Engineering veteran with over 35 years of experience as a Chief Engineer and for the past 23 years as a Regional Sales Manager for GatesAir. Brian is an active Amateur Radio Operator has an Extra class license, was first licensed at age 11, and is active on 1.8 MHz thru 47 GHz.

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