Author: Jim Dalke

SBE Files to Extend 180 Day Clock

(October 22, 2010) – The Society of Broadcast Engineers participated in a coalition of major broadcast industry groups that filed comments on October 21 with the FCC to EB Docket 04-296, petitioning for an extension to the 180-day clock to…

CERTIFICATION NEWS

by: Michael Scott, Certification Chairman Fall is here and the rains are starting to become more frequent…. And yes this is a GREAT time to consider you next step of Professional Development…. Advance SBE certification. Last issue we detailed the…

Clay’s Corner

CLAY’S CORNER FOR OCTOBER 2010     Big news for me this month is the fact that I am now the Chapter Chairman of SBE-16.   All I can remember is that it was in the 70’s the last time…

Move to restrict AM towers

Move to restrict AM towers in Snohomish County Shoreline areas Jim Dalke, CPBE AMD 8-VSB A proposed amendment to Snohomish County’s Shoreline Master Program that would eliminate or restrict AM radio antennas and transmitter sites in shoreline areas drew a…

The September Luncheon Report

Report from Jim Dalke, CPBE 8-VSB AMD: Our September Luncheon meeting was held in conjunction with the Taste of NAB Road Show at Clover Park Technical College on September 10. The meeting was called to order and primary chapter business was the…

October SBE Luncheon

SBE Chapter 16 October Luncheon will feature Mike Lee and a presentation of his equipment used to distribute and monitor EAS and CAP messages.  Mike will talk about his ESM product that can monitor EnDecs at stations to provide logging and remote notification.  Mike will also…

Election Results

The following were elected unaminously in our SBE Chapter 16 Election of Officers. The election results were announced at the September Chapter Meeting at Clover Park on September 10. Chairman – Clay Freinwald Vice Chairman  Gary Engard Secretary – Arthur Willetts Treasurer – Pat Person Board member –…

CERTIFICATION NEWS

by: Michael Scott, Certification Chairman We had a nice summer and now the leaves are starting to change…. Great time to consider SBE certification.. Last issue we detailed the “CertPreview” packages and the preparation for successful certification testing. So now…

From the Chair – September

Jim Dalke, CPBE 8-VSB AMD This will be my last “From the Chair” column as our 2010 board election nears reality.  I will continue to provide some of my thoughts as a broadcast engineer as editor of the Chapter Waveguide.…

Clay’s Corner – September

As I write this column it’s the 31st of August and we are having the first rain in what, in terms of Pacific Northwest measurement, is a very long time.   At least my lawn will appreciate the moisture from the…