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  The May SBE Chapter 16 Meeting will be a “real luncheon” at the Old Spaghetti Factory in South Center, Wednesday the 11th at noon, Information on the meeting location is available on the “Meetings” tab above.  Food will be…

Clay’s Corner for May

Providing news and views from a broadcast engineers perspective since September 1986.
In Clay’s musings this month, he discusses Neilsen’s Seattle News about the changes in the Seattle Market rankings and the controversy surrounding a middle-of-the-night Amber Alert with comments from Lowell Kiesow, Vice Chair of the Washington SECC.   You can read about these stories and much more at:

Clay’s Corner for MAY 2022



April Meeting Report – Drones

Alex Brewster made a presentation on his experiences using drones for broadcasting for our April Zoom meeting. Alex shared some of his experiences operating his drone for various uses including tower inspections on Tiger Mountain following the disastrous antenna fire…

March Meeting Report

Chapter 16 members Marty Hadfield and Jim Dalke led the March Chapter Meeting with discussion of keeping the station legal and the FCC Self-Inspection Checklist.  Much of the discussion was about changes in the Checklist and how the station could…

January Chapter Meeting Report

Stephen Lockwood of Hatfield and Dawson Engineers was the featured speaker for the January Chapter Zoom Meeting to be held January12th. Stephen talked about the recent changes in FCC RF exposure rules.  The discussion covered the recent changes in FCC…

A Grand Christmas Party

It was a great “in-person” SBE Chapter 16 Christmas party, Saturday, December 18 at Ivar’s Salmon House on Seattle’s Lake Union.  Thirty chapter members and friends joined in the festivities which began with “Happy Hour” hosted by hosted by Hatfield…

November Chapter Meeting

Kelly Alford gave us a live tour of the NBC Universal facilities in Washington, DC, at our regular monthly member meeting on Zoom, Wednesday, November 10. Kelly has been involved in many broadcast projects in the Puget Sound area and…

October Meeting Report

The SBE Chapter 16 October meeting was held on the 13th at noon.  The online Zoom meeting was a time of sharing memories of Gary Hart who passed away September 2.   Gary worked for “The Telephone Company” in broadcast technical…

Chapter 16 Picnic 2021

It was a great day for our annual chapter 16 picnic at the lakeside home of Terry and Roxanne Spring, our hosts on Saturday, August 21. The Spring home is on Lake Joy in hills of east King County. There…

Jon Kasprick – Educator of the Year

Jon Kasprick has been named by the SBE Chapter 16 Educator of the Year by the Chapter Board of Directors in August.  Jon will be presented his award at the Chapter’s Annual Picnic August 21 at the KIRO-AM transmitter site…