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8515 Georgia Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20910 United States

Who: Brian Szewczyk
From: GatesAir, Inc.
What: Cost of Ownership: Air vs. Liquid Cooled FM TX
When: February 18, 2020 6:30 PM
Where: Radio One
Address: 8515 Georgia Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20910 United States

Sponsor: GatesAir, Inc.

Guest Speaker Brian Szewczyk of GatesAir presented 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, began about 6:30 pm followed by organization business and Brian's presentations.  Brian brought us up-to-speed on new developments in radio broadcasting technology.  Thanks to GatesAir for sponsoring dinner and our friends at RadioOne for sharing their meeting facilities.

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.

Meeting Attendees

Mr. Mark Bulla
Mr. Steve Floyd
Mr. David Garner
Mr. Brian Haywood
Mr. J. Eric Hoehn
Mr. David Kolesar
Mr. Kent Kramer
Mr. David Layer
Mr. Rick Marquez
Mr. Keshore Persaud
Ms. Kendle Priestley
Mr. Perry Priestley
Mr. Art Rose
Mr. Daniel Ryson
Mr. Jonathan Solomon
Mr. Brian Szewczyk
Mr. Nhan Tran
Mr. David Weaver
Mr. Cleveland Wedderburn
Mr. Fred Willard
Mr. Jimmy Zuma