Tiger Mountain Antenna Fire

Tiger Mountain Antenna Fire

Jim Dalke, CPBE, Editor – Six Seattle Class C FM stations were knocked off the air Thursday morning, November 8 when a Tiger Mountain master antenna suffered major fire damage. Damage appeared to be confined to the antenna array on the tower and the transmitter buildings below were undamaged. The stations affected are iHeart stations KZOK 102.5 ,…

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November Luncheon Announcement

November Luncheon Announcement

The November Chapter 16 meeting will be held on the 14th at a new venue, the KIRO-TV Studios in Seattle. Paul Shulin, Chief Technology Officer at Burk Technology will be talking about the Arcturus Remote Control and monitoring system. Arcturus is a complete, turnkey solution…

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Clay’s Corner

Clay’s Corner

Providing news and views from a broadcast engineers perspective since September 1986 In my column last month, I asked for pictures.  This one, submitted by Alex Brewster of a sunset from West Tiger Mt., and shot from his drone, is nothing short of spectacular! In…

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October Luncheon Report

October Luncheon Report

By Jon Kasprick, Chairman – Don Backus of Rohde & Schwarz joined us at the Tukwila Old Spaghetti Factory for our October 10th luncheon. Don described their high-power, solid-state, liquid-cooled, series of TV & FM transmitters. His presentation included their SDE900 Software Defined Exciter for…

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September Luncheon Report

September Luncheon Report

Eddy Vanderkerken, Director of Sales for Radio Frequency Systems was the presenter for out September Chapter Luncheon.  He covered several contemporary topics including the broadcast television spectrum repacking program.  RFS is a global designer and manufacturer of total-package solutions for wireless and broadcast infrastructure.  The…

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