National Association of Shortwave Broadcasters, Inc.
2016 Annual Meeting
June 1-3, 2016

The 2016 Meeting will take place in Nashville, Tennessee
hosted by

   KNLS    World Christian Broadcasting

WWCR    World Wide Christian Radio

Meeting Dates: Thursday and Friday, June 2 and 3, 2016

Meeting Location: Hampton Inn Vanderbilt West End, 1919 West End Avenue, Nashville, TN 37203. Phone (615) 329-1144.

Hotel Room Rate: $179.00 per night, plus local tax. This includes accommodation, free hot breakfast, free Internet and free parking. You can call the hotel at (615) 329-1144 to make your reservation; be sure to request the NASB rate. Or you can make your reservation online at the following special link:

Please also register your attendance plans with the NASB, so we will know how many people to expect. Again, there is no charge to register, and no charge to attend the meeting. Here is the link to the online meeting registration form:

NASB 2016 Annual Meeting Agenda

Hampton Inn Vanderbilt West End - Nashville, Tennessee

June 1-3, 2016

Wednesday, June 1

7:00 pm - NASB welcome dinner at Chuy’s Tex-Mex restaurant.  Meet at Hampton Inn lobby at 6:45 pm to walk together to the restaurant

Thursday, June 2

9:00 am - Official opening by Charles Caudill, President, NASB

9:15 am - “Madagascar World Voice - Finally On the Air” (Charles Caudill)

9:45 am - “Experiences Living in Madagascar” (Kevin Chambers, Chief Engineer, World Christian Broadcasting)

10:30 am - Coffee Break

11:00 am - “The 70th Anniversary of Continental Electronics” (Calvin Carter, Head of International Sales, Continental Electronics)

11:30 am - “The HFCC Conference and Shortwave Listeners Meeting in Australia” (Panel Discussion with NASB members who attended the Brisbane conference, moderated by Dr. Jerry Plummer, Frequency Manager, WWCR)

12:00 pm - Lunch at Blackstone Brewery

2:00 pm -   DRM Receiver Discussions, including receiver questionnaire for broadcasters; Presentation by George Ross of KTWR Guam, including the demonstration of an all-new DRM receiver

3:00 pm - The Legacy of Mother Angelica and EWTN” (Glen Tapley and Terry Borders, WEWN)

3:30 pm - Coffee Break

4:00 pm - “The India 2017 DRM All-Digital Migration Process” (Christopher Rumbaugh, DRM North America Yahoo Group)

4:30 pm - “The BST-1 Car Shortwave Radio” including a live demonstration of how it installs and works (Christopher Rumbaugh)

5:00 pm - End of Thursday afternoon presentations - break before dinner

7:00 pm - NASB group dinner at Amerigo Italian restaurant.  Meet in Hampton Inn lobby at 6:45 pm to walk together to the restaurant.

Friday, June 3

9:00 am - “A New Transmitter and Studios for KVOH, and Voice of Hope Africa Now On the Air” (Rev. John D. Tayloe and Ray Robinson)

10:00 am - “SonSet Solutions” - presentation by Charles Jacobson, including some of the locations and ministries around the world that are currently using their TB1000 1-kilowatt tropical band transmitters

10:30 am - Coffee Break

11:00 am - AWR Update” (Dr. Dowell Chow, President, Adventist World Radio) about AWR’s aggressive program worldwide with new languages

11:45 am - “A Preview of the HFCC B16 Shortwave Frequency Coordination Conference in Miami” (Ludo Maes, Broadcast Belgium)

12:00 pm - Lunch at The Row restaurant

2:00 pm - NASB Business Meeting - topics to be discussed include:

Plans for the 2017 annual meeting - offers to host, date and location?

Updating the NASB website

Election of officers

Possible NASB ad in World Radio TV Handbook

4:00 pm - Brief board meeting for NASB Board members

4:30 pm - Adjournment.  Dinner on your own

Note:  Those who are interested in visiting the Grand Ole Opry, WWCR and/or World Christian Broadcasting can check with NASB personnel at the meeting who will help arrange individual or small group tours to these locations.

Registration for the NASB Annual Meeting is free of charge, and all meals on the agenda are included free as well.  Breakfast is included in the hotel rate at the Hampton Inn.  To register for the meeting and to make a hotel reservation, go to and click on “Annual Meeting.”

Hotel Information:

Services & Amenities

-King and Double Queen Guest Rooms

-Complimentary Hot Breakfast Buffet daily

-Free Parking

- Complimentary Shuttle Service within 2-mile radius

(Monday – Saturday 7 A.M. to 11 P.M.)

-Mini Refrigerator in all guest rooms

-Meeting Room (864 sq. ft.)

- Complimentary Wireless Internet

- Complimentary Business Center

-Fitness Center

-Outdoor Pool

-Same day Dry Cleaning Monday-Friday

-Onsite Laundry Facilities

Restaurants within Walking Distance


Blackstone Brewery

The Row


Midtown Café


-Easy access to I-65/I-40

-4 blocks from Hillsboro Village
-1.5 miles from Downtown Nashville

For more information about the NASB 2016 Annual Meeting, or if you would like to sponsor a meal or event, please contact Jeff White, NASB Secretary-Treasurer, at:


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