Society of Broadcast Engineers * Chapter 78 * Blue Ridge Area of Virginia
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Thursday, November 20th at The Roanoker Restaurant at 11:30am
The Roanoker Restaurant
2522 Colonial Ave
Roanoke, VA

Our next CH 78 SBE meeting will be Thursday, November 20th at
The Roanoker Restaurant.  We will meet in one of the meeting rooms in the back so you don’t have to wander through the entire restaurant looking for old guys with pocket protectors. Lunch is off the menu so be there by 11:45 to get your order in.

Carl Davis of ERI had a family emergency and will not be able to make it. So this month's meeting program will be a review and discussion of William Radasky's article " Fear of Frying: Electromagnetic Weapons Threaten Our Data Networks ( Here's How to Stop Them ) ". SBE 78 Chapter member Tim Walker will be leading the group discussion on this very informative, and timely, article. Additional information and data will be presented and discussed from the article titled "Is Chaos At Our Door?" written by Wayne LaPierre recently.  As Former CIA Director James Woolsey wrote in the Wall Street Journal on August 12th, 2014, EMP is "The Most Significant Threat To The U.S. In The World". Those are pretty strong words. As Broadcast Engineers we will be on the front lines of dealing with an EMP event were one to ever occur. So hopefully we will all come away from this timely discussion with at least some idea of how to approach and handle such an event.

We will also be electing officers for next year.  The nominating committee is still accepting nominations for Chapter officers.  Chapter Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary and Treasurer will be elected at this meeting.  We need new people with fresh ideas willing to step forward.
Please come out and support your SBE Chapter.  And thanks to Tim Walker for providing a great program on very short notice!

The nominating committee is accepting nominations for Chapter officers.  Please submit your “victim” names (or you own) nominating them for a position.  Chapter Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary and Treasurer are all elected at this meeting.

If you would like to volunteer yourself for chairing a committee (Program, Membership, training) please send Paxton or me a note.

Please come out and support your SBE Chapter!

Sturlen Vaughan N4ZHW
Chapter Secretary
The Roanoker is located at 2522 Colonial Ave, Roanoke which is just past Towers Shopping Center.
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