Gary W. Engard – CPBE, W7QS

Gary W. Engard – CPBE, W7QS

Beloved husband, friend, passed peacefully at home with his Deb and all of his critters at his side. Broadcast Engineer and pilot extraordinaire. Friend to all. (Seattle Times, August 17, 2014 http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/seattletimes/obituary.aspx?n=gary-wallace-engard&pid=172144285 ) Gary was a Lifetime Member of the Society of Broadcast Engineers.  Gary was an extra class ham operator W7QS and held an FCC General…

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From the Chair – Arthur Willetts

From the Chair – Arthur Willetts

You are reading the twenty-fourth and final installment of the From the Chair report which I have presented to the Chapter every month during my two terms of being Chairman. Next month, you’ll get a fresh perspective from the new Chairman, Marty Hadfield. More on…

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CERTIFICATION NEWS

CERTIFICATION NEWS

Things are getting busy this week. Several people are taking the CBT ‘Broadcast Technologist exam this week. We also have a ‘Network Technologist’ exam to administer. Wishing them all ‘good luck’. With the Summer if full – hot – weather mode …. Maybe you could…

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Clay’s Corner – August 2014

Clay’s Corner – August 2014

For some odd reason ….I just about always start out this column with a comment about the weather…Whew!    We have Summer indeed.   Just before our little wet-break (with record setting rainfall)  we were in the record books as one of the longest runs with temps…

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SBE Picnic 2014

SBE Picnic 2014

Arthur Willetts, Chairman - The 9th annual SBE Chapter 16 Summer Fun Picnic turned out to be a fine and dandy one as 42 Members and guests enjoyed everyone’s company and the assorted weather conditions throughout the afternoon.  As the sun broke through the clouds,…

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Picnic Time: KOMO-AM

Picnic lead photo

Dale Comer, Program Chairman Please RSVP: picnic@sbe16.org     In RSVP, please specify if you wish to go on the transmitter crawl meeting at 10:30am.  A $5.00 subsidy for getting there early will be provided if you show up. On Sat. 7/19, we’ll have our annual summer…

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CERTIFICATION NEWS – Michael Scott, Certification Chairman

CERTIFICATION NEWS – Michael Scott, Certification Chairman

The weather is nice and hot – so it’s time to consider some of the “Hot” certification levels. We have had the ‘Networking Technologist’ level for some time now, but now the “Broadcast Networking Engineer (CBNE) level is available… consider it! ————————————— Certified Broadcast Networking…

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