Category: From the Chair

From the Chair – November

Arthur Willetts, Chairman – By the time that you read this, Halloween will be a memory.  One particular memory that seems to be recalled around this candy-filled holiday is a one of a famous radio broadcast on that night, seventy-five…

From the Chair – October 2013

Arthur Willetts CTO – It was a great Chapter meeting we had last month, wasn’t it?  We learned that a major transmitter company is now offering low power television transmitters.  Several tuned-in attendees asked some pertinent questions about the features…

From the Chair – September 2013

Arthur Willetts, CTO – September just seems like a good month for new starts, doesn’t it?  Perhaps this feeling is tied to the childhood school grade changes of our youth.  Maybe it is because of the three day holiday at…

From the Chair – August 2013

Arthur Willetts CTO I recently met a new friend.  It does not matter who he is or how we met, all that matters in this story is that I tell you my new friend and I had an opportunity to…

From the Chair – July 2013

Arthur Willetts CTO –  Surely you’ve discovered by now how much fun we had at the last Chapter 16 meeting at Safeco Field. Those who were there enjoyed themselves immensely, including me. What a joy it was to stand on…

From the Chair for June

Arthur Willetts CTO – Chapter Chairman: Ah, the spirit of engineering and teamwork!  I have to hand it to everyone who helped make last month’s Chapter meeting a success.  We were able to overcome a scheduling conflict (by no fault…

From the Chair

– Arthur Willetts – Good day SBE Chapter 16 Members!  With the onset of spring, I am reminded that it is once again time to think about new things.  For example, the term of the current Board Officers is already…

From the Chair for March

Arthur Willetts, SBE Chapter 16 Chairman: Member participation and service to the Chapter.  There, I said it.  At the Chapter Board meetings we are always thinking about ways to get you more involved with the Chapter.  And why not?  It…

From the Chair for February 2013

Arthur Willetts, SBE Chapter 16 Chairman What is the value of your membership? I thought that this may be a good time to ask this, since payment of this year’s membership dues are right around the corner. With the slight…

From the Chair January 2013

Arthur Willetts SBE Chapter 16 Chairman And so just like that, with a beat of a cesium-133 atom, it is a new year again.  Interesting thing… that atomic clock.  It is “the duration of 9,192,631,770 cycles of radiation corresponding to…