April 2017 Luncheon Report

The April Chapter Luncheon was held Wednesday the 12th at the Round Table Pizza in Federal Way.  Jim Dalke talked about the presentation he will be giving at the Broadcast Engineering and Information Technology Conference at NAB 2017 in Las Vegas. Jim talked about the use of VSAT’s (Very Small Aperture Terminal) for radio broadcast…

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April Luncheon Announcement

The April Chapter Luncheon meeting will be held on Wednesday the 12th at the Round Table Pizza in Federal Way. Jim Dalke will be giving a preview of the paper he is presenting at the Broadcast Engineering and Information Technology Conference at NAB 2017 in…

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Certification News

Certification News

April flowers bring – spring flowers (I hope!) The next two “certification” categories accommodate the needs of ‘specialty’ Engineering. Not all Video and/or Audio engineering deals with “Broadcasting”. Consider gaining either or both of these ‘specialty certifications”. Certified Audio Engineer® (CEA®) and Certified Video Engineer®…

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Clay’s Corner – April

Clay’s Corner – April

Providing news and views from a broadcast engineers perspective since September 1986 On the heels of the Entercom/CBS deal, are we about to see a lot more consolidation? Apparently, some think so and this time it will involve television as well.  Part of what is…

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March Luncheon Report

Jim Dalke, Editor – The March Chapter Luncheon was held at the Old Spaghetti Factory in South Center, Wednesday, March 15.  Some 20 members and guest attended the luncheon.  The featured speakers were GatesAir Regional Sales Manager, Nick VanHaaster, and GatesAir Pacific NW representative, David…

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Spectrum Repack NW

Spectrum Repack NW

Rick Kemp, Chapter 16 Board – The UHF Television spectrum auction has concluded. The FCC received or will receive $19.6 Billion from the wireless carriers that bid on 84 MHZ of 600MHZ Television spectrum. Out of the total, $6 Billion will be used to go…

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Certification News – March

Certification News – March

by Michael Scott, Certification Chairman – Ah yes! March – Just before spring flowers! Over the past several years IT and Networking have become integrated in our everyday working careers. SBE has recognized the need to recognize this important area by developing a “Certification Level”…

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