Author: Jim Dalke

November Chapter Luncheon Report

Our November Luncheon presenter was Chris Crump, Senior Sales Director for Comrex Corporation.  Chris discussed and showed some of the latest Comrex technology for connecting broadcasters with their audiences.  Chris demonstrated some of the latest IP codecs, solutions, and technology.…

Important Alert from Sage Alerting Systems!

By Jim Dalke, Waveguide Editor – Sage Alerting Systems has announced that they continue to work on the Rev96 update. Sage says they have informed the FCC that the update has taken longer to produce than we had anticipated and…

Clay’s (Last) Corner November 2023

  Clay Freinwald, a long-time member of the Society of Broadcast Engineers (member number 714) and Seattle Chapter 16, has announced his retirement from writing Clay’s Corner.  Clay began writing his column in 1986 on his Apple 2E, saved it…

October Chapter Luncheon Report

The October SBE Chapter 16 luncheon was an informative event featuring speakers from Lawo, a company specializing in designing and manufacturing technology for the broadcast and performing arts industries. The event was held at the Federal Way Round Table Pizza…

September Luncheon Meeting Report

We had an excellent presentation from Jeff Wilson of Nautel and Mike Papas of Orban for our September Luncheon Meeting on Tuesday the 12th at the Federal Way Round Table Pizza Parlor. The duo discussed AM Power Savings utilizing MDCL…

SBE Chapter 16 Board Election

Seattle SBE Chapter 16 has elected its Board of Directors for the 2023 – 2024 year with the following results: Chair:  Brian Walker Vice Chair:  Jim Dalke Treasurer: Mike Brooks Secretary: Mike Brooks Director 1: Jon Kasprick Director 2: Dave…

August Luncheon Report

We had a great hybrid luncheon Tuesday, August 8, online with Zoom and Round Table Pizza in Federal Way, with our featured sponsor and Zoom presenters Michael Dosch and Michael Uhl of Angry Audio. Dosch showed several Angry Audio products,…

SBE Chapter 16 Picnic 2023

The SBE 2023 Annual Chapter 16 picnic was held at the historic KIRO-AM transmitter site on Vashon Island on Saturday, July 21st. Festivities began at noon with hot dogs and hamburgers and all the traditional picnic accompaniment.  Food for the…

July Luncheon Report

Brittany Hilton was our guest presenter for the July “Bonus” chapter luncheon held at the Round Table Pizza in Federal Way on July 11.  We referred to it as a “bonus” event because July is picnic month, and the chapter…

Steve Allen – Chapter Engineer of the Year

SBE Chapter 16 in Seattle has announced the selection of chapter member Steve Allen for SBE Engineer of the Year for 2023.  Steve is a broadcast engineer for Bonneville, Seattle.  His responsibilities include 50 kW AM stations KIRO 710 and…