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First Informer Broadcaster Legislation

Jim Dalke, CPBE, Editor – It looks like there is a good chance the Washington Legislature will pass a First Informer Broadcaster Bill during this year’s legislative session.  Mark Allen, former President and contract lobbyist for the Washington State Association…

Clay’s Corner

Providing news and views from a broadcast engineers perspective since September 1986 Finally!!  I get to say welcome to SPRING!  Since we last met here amount a month ago, I’ve had a lot to write about in the Weather Department….and…

April Luncheon Announcement

The April Chapter Luncheon has been scheduled for April 17 to accommodate the National Association of Broadcasters Convention in Las Vegas April 7 to 11.  Several chapter members will be attending the NAB Show this year.  The April Luncheon will…

March Luncheon Report

There were 23 members and guests attending the March Luncheon at the KIRO-TV studios in Seattle.  The event was held on March 13 and featured some of the latest products from GatesAir.  GatesAir Regional Sales Manager introduced product managers Tony…

George Frese PE 1921-2018

The broadcast engineering community lost a true broadcast pioneer when George Frese passed away on November 23, 2018.  George’s broadcast career touched many SBE members in the Northwest and he will be missed and well-remembered. George Melvin Frese, retired professional…

Clay’s Corner – March

Clay’s Corner – Providing news and views from a broadcast engineers perspective since September 1986 So what happened? We had wrapped up January with some record breaking warm days. My lawn was growing to the point that I vowed that…

SBE January Luncheon Report

Jon Kasprick, Chapter Chair – Our January meeting was held at KIRO-TV at noon on the 16th with a presentation and a tour of the Blackmagic Design van.  There were 17 chapter members and friends attending, with many representing Seattle…

March Luncheon Announcement

The March Chapter Luncheon will be held Wednesday, March 13 at noon.  The presenter will be Nick vanHaaster, Regional Sales Manager from GatesAir with their new HD box that combines importer and exporter in one box.  GatesAir will be hosting…

February Luncheon Cancelled!

The February 16 Luncheon has been cancelled due to the Snowstorm.  This event may be rescheduled. The February SBE Chapter 16 luncheon will feature audio processing guru Bob Orban with a live video conference presentation.  The luncheon will be held…

Clay’s Corner – February

Providing news and views from a broadcast engineers perspective since September 1986 Thus far, except for a couple dandy wind-storms, we have been having a pretty mild winter.  From what some say…It’s because of the Polar Vortex that’s giving much…