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SCTE Sierra Chapter - The News
Congrats to Matthew Ligsay Print E-mail
Written by Eric Heitz   
Thursday, 04 December 2014 09:11
Congratulations are in order for member Matthew Ligsay for accomplishing the SCTE's BPI (Broadband Premise Installer) Certification.  For his endeavors the SCTE Sierra Chapter awarded him $100 via our Certification Incentive Program and Comcast (his employer) has bestowed him with a rugged Carhartt jacket. 
Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 January 2015 11:06
Voting - Member Appreciation - Booster Drive Print E-mail
Written by Eric Heitz   
Friday, 07 November 2014 14:31

2014 SCTE Member Appreciation Events - Vote for the Board - Join the SCTE during our Membership Drive!
Mark Your Calendars!
During the week of Dec 8th through Dec 12th 2014, the Local SCTE Sierra Chapter will be hosting several events at your work location or an office nearby! Look for Flyer's that have been, or will soon be posted in your local office, and visit our website for more details as we approach these dates. Ask to have the SCTE Sierra's monthly newsletter delivered to you via email, or forward this notification to your friends and colleagues. Here are the events headed to your area:
• Membership Drive and Recruitment Event - Some of our local chapter members will be there to meet you and hand out free food and prizes. We'll have hand outs and lots of informational pamphlets that will help provide you with an understanding of the benefits of becoming a proud member of the SCTE. You'll learn how membership can help you with your career, help you network with other local professionals and new technicians in the area, help with training opportunities, make scholarships available for you or your dependents, Certifications, and so much more!
• Member Appreciation Event - Local Members will be there to celebrate those of you that have chosen to become SCTE members. We'll have food and prizes to thank our members, and will recognize local members that have contributed and supported our local Sierra Chapter, and will give special recognition to those that have achieved certification, and those that have taken advantage of training, scholarships, and other programs.
• Sierra Chapter Board Election - Ballots will be available at the Member Appreciation event where members will have the opportunity to vote and decide who they want to run the SCTE Sierra Chapter Board for the 2015-2016 term.

Be sure you plan to join us!
Here is a list of sites we are planning to host these events:
Comcast Chico Office     427 Eaton Rd. Chico, CA
Comcast Chico Headend     46 Sandhill Ct, Chico CA
Comcast Yuba Office     311 B. St. Yuba City, CA
Comcast Grass Valley Office     840 E Main St, Grass Valley, CA
Suddenlink Auburn/Truckee     Truckee Office
Wave Rocklin     Rocklin Office
Charter Reno     Reno, NV
Placerville     Diamond Springs Office
Comcast Roseville Ops     N. Antelope RD office
Comcast Sacramento Headend     6901 Roseville Rd. Sacramento, CA
Comcast Sacramento Ops     National Dr, Sacramento, CA -event 1
Comcast Sacramento Ops     National Dr, Sacramento, CA -event 2
Comcast Sacramento Ops     National Dr, Sacramento, CA -event 3
Comcast Stockton Ops     Stockton Office
Comcast Modesto Ops     Modesto office
Comcast Sonora/San Andreas     Sonora office
Charter Turlock     Charter Turlock office
Volcano Vision     Volcano Office
Sonlight Communications     Sacramento Office
OC Communications     Sacramento Office
OC Communications     OC Stockton Office
OC Communications     Elk Grove Office
AC Square  Sacramento Office

*Additional sites may be announced, stay tuned.


Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 January 2015 11:04
Member Alert - Call for Nominations Print E-mail
Written by Eric Heitz   
Friday, 17 October 2014 14:02
Member Alert                      

SCTE Sierra Chapter Board Election Process and Timeframes

The election process for the 2015 – 2016 (2 yr.) term of Board Members is approaching and the dates below represent the deadlines for the next steps

•    Call for Nominations – Now
•    Candidates and Nominees interested in running submit Brief Bio which will be posted on our Website and Ballot – Dec 3rd  2014
•    Voting Window begins Dec 8th and ends Dec 12th, 2014
•    Election Results announced at Dec Board meeting
•    New Board members take office in January at Jan Board meeting

Names below will end their 2 year term in December and are up for re-election

Steve Bradley
Bob Angelastro
Aaron Walker
Mike Milligan
Don Dyer

The Board of Directors consists of 12 individuals. There are 5 openings available during the election process. You may send an email to Steve Bradley at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it if you would like to nominate an individual or if you are interested in serving on the board and would like to have your name added to the ballot.

Remember, deadlines for submission are Dec 3rd 2014. Visit the Sierra Chapter Website http://www.sierrachapter.com/
Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 January 2015 11:04
2014 SCTE Sierra Chapter Evening Social + Golf Events Print E-mail
Written by Eric Heitz   
Friday, 04 April 2014 14:23

The first week of June your local SCTE Sierra Chapter is hosting an Evening Social followed by a Golf Event the next day.  The night of Tuesday June 3rd we are presenting an Evening Social Event w/SCTE members, chapter sponsors, and non-member participants at the Hilton Stockton from 6pm-8pm PT.  The very next day bright and early is the Golf Event on June 4th where registration begins at 7am PT for a shotgun start of 8am PT.  Please join us! 

Evening Social: Hilton of Stockton at 2323 Grand Canal Blvd., Stockton, CA 95207 Hotel Phone 209-957-9090 See us in the Alpine Room across from the hotel bar.  For guests staying at the hotel there is a special rate of $104 for SCTE guests.  Make your reservations by 5/10/2014 to secure this special group rate. 

Golf Event:  The Reserve at Spanos Park at 6301 W 8 Mile Rd, Stockton, CA 95219  Course Phone 209-477-4653. 

We are seeking both participants and sponsors. To sponsor the event please contact our coordinator Mike Soloman at 209-327-0760 or 209-339-2333 or Fax 209-339-2331 or Email mikesoloman at aol dot com

A registration flier for the golf event is available below in both PDF and WORD formats.


Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 July 2014 13:08
2014 Nor-Cal Vendor Days Print E-mail
Written by Eric Heitz   
Thursday, 27 February 2014 07:55

Mark your calendars for April 1st, 2nd, and 3rd!  Once again the three Northern-California Chapters of the SCTE (Golden Gate, Sierra, and Central) have teamed up to host the 2014 Nor-Cal Vendor Days.  Pre-show entertainment events such as the Golf Tournament and Motorcycle Roundup will occur on April 1st (not an April Fool's joke!).  The actual event floor show, however, will be April 2nd and 3rd with Vendors and Technical Sessions.  A Cable Games competition will also be held on April 2nd only.

Where:  Marriott San Ramon at 2600 Bishop Dr, San Ramon, CA 94583


Weds April 2nd

Showroom Floor Open 8am-4pm (closed for luncheon)

CableGames & Vendor Reception 4pm-6pm

Technical Sessions 9:30am-11am & 2pm-3:30pm

  • Full Spectrum Multi-Wavelength HFC Networks
  • Understanding QAM Measurements
  • DOCSIS 3.1
  • LTE Interference/Signal Leakage
  • Deploying VCAP (Virtual Cable Access Platform)
  • Home Security & Automation
  • Photonic Integration and Next-Generation Terabit Optical Super-Channels
  • How to Network to Sponsor More Business Friendships


Thurs April 3rd

Showroom Floor Open 8am-1pm

Technical Sessions 9:30am-11am

  • Full Spectrum Multi-Wavelength HFC Networks
  • Understanding QAM Measurements
  • DOCSIS 3.1
  • LTE Interference/Signal Leakage
  • Deploying VCAP (Virtual Cable Access Platform)
  • Home Security & Automation


Last Updated on Friday, 04 April 2014 14:23

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