Taste of NAB 2006

The Taste of NAB Road Show is not affiliated with the National Association of Broadcasters.
This page last up dated: September 20, 2006
Link to Why the Road Show Link to the Itinerary
Link to each Venue's Door Prizes   Link to end of the Road Show Door Prizes & winners
The following companies joined us this year:
[Companies were posted as they committed to join us.]
Interface devices and converters for nearly everything in television.
NAB 2006 Booths SL4913 & SU5125:
Dealers & Distributor around the world
Henry Engineering
503 Key Vista Drive
Sierra Madre, CA 91024 USA
TEL: (626) 355-3656
E-MAIL: Info@henryeng.com
Media Servers
Broadcast and Video
965 Stewart Drive
Sunnyvale, CA 94085-3913
Tel: (408) 585-5000

  Clocks, Counters, and DAs for nearly anything

  Dealers & Distributor around the world
(541) 902-2424
The Latest in Holographic storage
2000 Pike Road
Longmont, Colorado 80501
(720) 494 7420 - (541) 902-2424
Broadcast Automation Solutions
545 E. John Carpenter Frwy,
 Ste 200
Irving, Texas 75062
(972) 444-8442

(800) 645-5104

RIEDEL Communications
The Communications People
(818) 563-4100
6 Leighton Place
Mahwah, New Jersey 07430
(201) 848-9818


Low Power FM,
 VHF & UHF Television Translators, Transmitters & Boosters
(Digital & Analog)
High Power Television Transmitters
(541) 902-2424
nNovia, Inc.
Simply Powerful Digital Video
(408) 436-1486
(631) 549- 5159
(561) 929-2575
Click here to find an office near you.

Click on the logo for a link to their website

Audio Equipment at it's finest!

QuVIS, Inc.
 2921 SW Wanamaker Dr  Ste. 107
Topeka, KS 66614
(800) 554-811
306 E. Alameda Ave.
Burbank, CA 91502
(818) 562-1101
6340 Sky Creek Drive
Sacramento, CA 95828
 (916) 383-1177
Z Technology logo
1815 NW 169th Place, Suite 3070
Beaverton, Oregon 97006 USA
(503) 614-9800
2401 Fourth Avenue, Suite 830
Seattle, Washington 98121
Broadcast Microwave Services
12367 Crosthwaite Circle
Poway, CA 92064
(The name says it all!)
   Sioux Falls, SD 57107
800-SENCORE (736-2673)
Companies that will join us at some,
but not all of the venues.
4955 S. Durango Drive Ste.180
Las Vegas NV 89113
(702) 257-2371
315 Portside Lane, Suite G
Slidell, LA 70458
The expensive door prizes!

These prizes were drawn for at the end of the 2006 Road Show

Click on logo

Fluke is providing its 189/FVF2 meter/software kit.  Retail value $500

Won by:
Paul Caryl, Chief Engineer/I.S. Mgr
Spokane, WA 99201

Coaxial Dynamics is providing a
Retail value ~$500

Won by:
TSgt. Ronald P. Waite, Broadcast Engineer
McGhee Tyson
Air National Guard Base, TN 37777
Burst Electronics is providing one of their Pixie-Full Feature Frame Sync / TBCs

Won by:
Kent Cawthorne, VP Broadcast Sales
Pesa Switching Systems
Huntsville, AL 35805


radiosophy is providing their MultiStream HD

Won by:
Lawrence F. Brown, Chief Engineer
WATS Broadcasting
Sayre, PA 18840

AJA Video is providing
1 x FR2D 2RU rack mount frame
with redundant power supply,
1 x RD10MD Dual HD-SDI/SDI
to SDI/Composite Analog Down-converter
(this was introduced at NAB) and
1 x RH10UC SDI to HD-SDI Up-converter
(valued at $6,670.00).
Won by:
Scott Sterling
Broadcast Program Producer
Montana PBS
Montana State University
Bozeman, MT 59717

Z Technology  is providing their DM101 An 8VSB off-air DTV Demodulator
Won by:
Mark Laura, General Manager
Lake Ronkonkoma, NY 11779
265 S. Federal Hwy #324
Deerfield Beach, FL  33441
Phone: 954-428-0244
Fax: 954-428-0233 www.towerswitch.com 

Towerswitch is providing five of their full security systems to be giving to attendees of the Road Show. This product is worth $495.00 each.

(See winners below)

Winner #1:
 Ellis Feinstein
Retired/Owner - Scala Antennas
Medford, OR 97504

Winner #2
Dave Herget, Engineer
Rack Marketec Innovations Inc
Burbank, CA 91504
The five Toweswitch winners
Winner #3:
Elizabeth Heywood,
Studio Supervisor
Reno, NV 89502
Winner #4:
Randy Kirkbride
Network Analyst, Transmission
Cal State Sacramento
Sacramento, CA 95819

Winner #5:
Doug Blohm, Newsroom IT
Mesquite, TX 75150
755 South Telshor Blvd, Ste D9
Las Cruces , NM 88011
1-866-4 VidCAD
  VidCAD is providing a complete system that will document all technical aspects of your broadcast facility.
Won by:
Robert Phares, Partner
DB Electronics
Knoxville, TN 37934


181 Blue Ravine Rd.
Folsom, CA 95630


  jadoo Power is providing a portable fuel cell system that provides reliable, safe and efficient power for a variety of applications.

Won by:
Steve Becker, Production Specialist
Digital Resources AMI
Tulsa, OK 74146





  Dorrough is providing two pair of their Classic 40A Loudness meter.

Winner #1:
Mark Rogers
Regional Sales Mgr - Florida
Fort Lee, NJ 07024

Winner #2:
Mark Wilson, Roving TX Engineer
Louisiana Public Broadcasting
Monroe, LA 71201


The Classic 40-A

160 Albright Way, Suite B, Los Gatos, CA. 95032-1822
(408) 871-1975
Pixel Instruments
is providing their Model
Stereo Audio Delay/Synchronizer

Won by:
William Schultz, Production Manager
Corpus Christi, TX 78401


545 E. John Carpenter Frwy,
Ste 200
Irving, Texas 75062
(972) 444-8442
  Sundance Digital is providing an Avid Liquid NLE package.
 (retail value approx. $500).

Won by:
Jack Williams, Engineer
Indiana State University
Indianapolis, IN 47809

Jampro is donating one FM Pattern measure for 5 pattern s at NO Charge with an FM antenna purchase. Prize does not include any special brackets the client may require and/or tower duplication costs, if the client's tower is not in Jampro's extensive stock. This prize can be transferred to a other station by the winner. the only restriction: must be redeemed by the end of 2006. (Value: $2,400.00)

The winner is
a Student at Indiana University
Indianapolis, IN 46240
(We have not been able to contact him)

The following companies are donating door prizes for this year's Taste of NAB 2006 Road Show.
Some drawings will take place at each venue and others prizes will be drawn for at the end of the Road Show.


The following prizes were drawn at each venue.

(See itinerary and local pages for winners at each venue)

Winners will be posted on each venue's page.
Clark Wire & Cable is donating a door prize (to be determined) at each venue,
(800) Cable-it
Winners will be posted on each venue's page.
ESE will be giving away a Polo shirt at each venue.
 Winners will be posted on each venue's page.
Pomona Electronics is giving away an XLR/triple binding post/RJ11 adapter.
Winners will be posted on each venue's page.
Fluke is giving away a set of wire strippers.
InterVideo is giving away the latest versions of their WinDVD player at even numbered venues and DVD Copy software at odd numbered venues
Ulead is giving away their MovieFactory at even numbered venues and VideoStudio software at odd numbered venues
ADS Tech is giving away their DVD Xpress DX2 at even numbered venues and Instant Music hardware/software at odd numbered venues
NTI is giving away their CD & DVD Maker 7 Deluxe Suite Titanium software.


Verbatim is giving away a ten pack of their DVDR at odd numbered venues and their 1GB USB Store 'n' Go U3 Smart Drive at even numbered venues



Verbatim is also giving away their USB Speaker adapter at even numbered venues.

Omneon VideoNetworks will be giving away a Polo shirt at each venue.

AJA Video Systems will be giving away a Polo shirt at each venue. 

128MB Memory stick

Order of the Iron Test Pattern
is Providing a Patch to one luck attendee
is Providing a Patch to one luck attendee

Chuck Pharis is providing copies of the original art work for the Indian Head Test Pattern at all venues with 30 or more in attendance.


Broadcast Buyers Guide is providing both an uncalibrated TV antenna  at all venues for those who want one and a one-year subscription to an Engineering Department Workflow Software package to one "lucky" attendee. ($365 value).
Sundance Digital is providing a stylish notebook and pen at each venue.

Cobalt Digital is providing a T-Shirt at each venue.


Omnia is providing a serious audio processing tool that can be used on your PC.


DSC Labs will continue to supply souvenir badges to all attendees at each venue,
(905) 673-3211 
The Itinerary

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