The Order of the Iron Test Pattern

Rogues' Gallery

NAB2003 
This page updated: 04/21/2003


The following pictures were taken during two different meetings our illustrious Order attended during NAB2003. The underlined dates are bookmarks to the pictures below.

 

The first was at a luncheon hosted by Barry Mishkind of the broadcast. net group at the Riviera Hotel's Buffet on Tuesday, April 8, 2003 during which we presented some awards.
The second was at a dinner meeting hosted by Craig Birkmaier of the OpenDTV group at Lawrey's Prime Rib on Wednesday, April 9, 2003.

Can you identify the subjects or situations.

 

Tuesday, April 8, 2003

Picture #01 - Our host, Barry Mishkind
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Picture #15 - Lyle Keys
Picture #16 - Founder’s Award
“The Iron Matrix Award.” To Lyle Keys, for his contribution to the industry of the first expandable, modular, 10 x 10 matrices while at Utah Scientific. Selected and presented by the founder of the OITP, Robert N. Vendeland

Picture #17 - David Corley

Picture #18 - Special Award
To David Corley of DSC labs for coming up with the only decent SD/HDTV chip chart in the world! "The Iron Chip Chart Award.”  Nominated by Chuck Pharis - ABC-TV video operator.

Picture #19 - Garry Gramman

Picture #20 - Annual Award
“The Iron Angel Award.” To Garry Gramman for being the financial Angel of the OITP from it's start until it restarted after a several year dormancy. Nominated by Bob Venderland - founder of OITP.

Picture #21 - Chuck Pharis

Picture #22 - Annual Award
“The TV Equipment Grave Yard Award.” To Chuck Pharis for hording over 127 old discarded broadcast TV Cameras and other workhorse memorabilia.

Picture #23 - Founder, Bob Vendeland

Picture #24 - Surprise Award
Presented to Larry Bloomfield, Sagacious Pixel of the Order of the Iron Test pattern by Fonder Robert N. Vendeland: "The Spirit of Television Future Award" for successfully demonstrating that he can push the "Spirit of Television Past" into the present.
#25 - Founder, Bob Vendeland
getting ready to present award to
Lyle Keys (photo by David Corley)
#26 - Chuck Pharis kibitzing with
the Sagacious Pixel
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#27 - Chuck Pharis Receiving award

Wednesday, April 9, 20033

Picture #01 - Our host,  Craig Birkmaier

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