Picnic 2016 Report

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Jim Dalke, WG Editor – Some fifty members and friends of Seattle SBE Chapter 16 gathered for their annual picnic July 30th on Vashon Island.  This year’s picnic was held on the grounds of historic KIRO-AM, 710 kHz, at the southern end of the island.  The KIRO transmitter site the oldest 50 kW facility in…

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September Luncheon

September Luncheon

The SBE September Chapter Luncheon will be held at the Seattle Spaghetti Factory Wednesday the 14th.  The luncheon speaker will be Brian Walker of Sennheiser Electronic Corporation with an FCC update on wireless microphone rules and white space channels.  The rule changes are related to…

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Certification News

Certification News

August, Already – my how time flies! The following certification levels really apply to those who became Certified at the Certified Broadcast Technologist level more then 5 (five) years ago! I am aware of hundreds of you that meet this requirement, so get on the…

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Clay’s Corner

Clay’s Corner

  Providing news and views from a broadcast engineer’s perspective since September 1986. In the many years I’ve been writing this column I’ve written about many sales of broadcast stations…in fact, since September of 1986 there are few stations around here that have not changed…

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Real-Life AM Revitalization in Washington

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  Chapter 16 member Tom McGinley has written a front page article for the June 22 edition of Radio World Magazine about Seattle area AM stations KARR and KKDZ.  The article is based on a presentation that Chapter member Jim Dalke made at the Broadcast…

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