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Our Next Chapter Meeting:

June 22, 2016

Dinner at 6:30p, Meeting to begin promptly at 7:00p
The Mancheski Executive Seminar Room
in the Lender School of Business
on the Mount Carmel campus of Quinnipiac University.
275 Mount Carmel Avenue, Hamden, CT 06518

For Directions to QU, Click HERE. For the QU Campus Map, Click HERE.


Davis Rusch and special guest Bob Orban (via Skype) will conduct a presentation on audio processing for TV, AM, FM and Streaming.

Bob Orban Bio:
In 1970, Bob founded Orban Associates, originally as a manufacturer of studio equipment. In 1975, Orban Associates introduced the original Optimod-FM 8000, which was the first in a long line of broadcast audio processors for AM, FM, TV and digital broadcasting from the company.

Orban has also been involved in professional recording for many years and has mixed several records released on the Warner Brothers label, as well as on small independent labels. As a composer, his music has been heard on classical radio stations in New York and San Francisco, and his score for a short film, "Dead Pan," was heard on PBS television in Chicago. He has designed studio reverberators, stereo synthesizers, compressors, parametric equalizers, enhancers, and de-essers under both the Orban and dbx brand names.

Bob Orban has been actively involved in NRSC committee AM improvement work. He has been widely published in both the trade and revered press (including Audio Engineering Society, Proceedings of the Society of Automotive Engineers, and SMPTE). He co-authored the chapter on "Transmission Audio Processing" in the NAB Engineering Handbook, 10th edition. He currently holds over 20 U.S. patents. In 1973 he was elected a Fellow of the Audio Engineering Society. In 1993, he shared with Dolby Laboratories a Scientific and Engineering Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

In 1995, he received the NAB Radio Engineering Achievement Award. In 2002, he received the Innovator award from Radio Magazine. In 2015 Orban introduced the Optimod PCn 1600, the first Optimod that runs natively on the host computer's Intel x86 processor; the software does not use dedicated DSP chips.

This year Orban introduced the company's new flagship FM audio processor, the OPTIMOD-FM 8700, featuring versatile five-band and two-band processing for both analog FM transmission and digital media.

Food and Refreshments will be provided (couresty of Orban).

Meetings are open to all individuals: members and non-members.

Your SBE Chapter 14 Leadership:

Fred Krampits - Chairman
Ryan Krupa - Vice Chairman
John Ramsey - Treasurer





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Your Chapter 14 Team:
Fred Krampits - Chair
Ryan Krupa - Co-Chair
John Ramsey - Sec/Treas.
Charles Fitch/Mike Graziano, Certification Co-Chairs






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