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Engineering and Technical Staff


   Wednesday, January 18, 2017

    Dinner 6:30pm CST (Lou Malnati’s pizza, salad, cookies, and Coke products; sponsored by Jampro)

    Meeting: 7:00pm CST


Cumulus Chicago
Suite 1700
455 North Cityfront Plaza Drive,
Chicago, IL 60611
Host: Patrick J Berger 312-735-0847 (Cell),

    There are 20 CTA bus routes within one block of NBC Tower,
    including two express bus routes to the Metra Rail Stations.

    Park at 455 North Cityfront Plaza Drive, 225 East North Water Street, or 201 East
    Illinois Street. Two-three hour parking is $34; the Illinois lot has an evening rate.

    Enter NBC Tower via the westside entrance and check-in at the front desk.
    Tell them you are attending the SBE meeting in the Cumulus offices.
    You will be directed to the proper floor.


Jeff Clarine
21644 Evans Trl.
+66 8 117 446 08 

Ben Crease
+66 8 117 446 08


The actual title of the presentation is “Broadband solutions, SFN & Worldwide Experiences”. It has been tailored to on wide-band low-wind-load TV repack solutions


 Ben is a Regional Sales Manager for Jampro Antennas and AlanDick Broadcast. He has worked in the RF Broadcasting industry for almost 20 years in engineering, project management and sales, during which time has visited many transmission stations all over the world. Ben has a Bachelors of Engineering Degree, in Electronics & Electrical Engineering, gained at Brunel University, London in the UK. Having started working in the UK on analogue & digital television and radio projects for BBC transmission services (now owned by Arqiva), he then worked internationally on projects in Europe, Asia and North America, with a particular focus in Asia.  Ben currently lives in Bangkok, Thailand.
 +66 8 117 446 08 


Jeff has worked in the broadcast equipment field for 42 years.  He has worked with Jampro Antennas/RF for over 8 years specializing in Radio and TV broadcast stations in North America. Previously he has done work with Philips, Andrew, Larcan and KEYC-TV, in Mankato, MN.  Jeff has done extensive work in the central corridor of the U.S. and the Pacific Northwest. He holds a BA from Minnesota State University and is a graduate of Brown Institute, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Jeff is located in Faribault, Minnesota, and his amateur radio call sign is N0ZR.



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