Chapter News

June Luncheon Announcement

Rod Julian, Expert Tower Safety Engineer will be our presenter for the June 13 Chapter Luncheon at the Old Spaghetti Factory in South Center. Rod is the son of a Broadcaster with roots in Telecom. Rod has been involved in tower inspections and complex accident investigations. Rod has recently has been involved in the development…

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SBE Election 2018

Ryan Phillips, Chapter Election Committee – It’s time for the SBE Chapter 16 Board Officers election. Nominations are now being accepted for the board positions of Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary, Treasurer, and two Board Directors. Consider nominating those in our industry, preferably within our membership, to find those who can rise to the challenge and…

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May Luncheon Report

There were 31 members and guests attending the Chapter Luncheon at Federal Way Round Table Pizza May 16.  The emphasis of the Luncheon was to provide an opportunity for broadcast students to interact with the students attend.  The event provided students from Bates Technical College to interact with local SBE Engineers in a Question and…

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Arne Skoog Memorial Scholarship

Arne Skoog Memorial Scholarship

  SBE Chapter 16 is proud to offer for the 4th year in a row the SBE Chapter 16 Arne Skoog Memorial Scholarship.  With last year’s expansion to include more states in the northwest, the scholarship was given to SBE members in Idaho, Montana and Oregon.  This scholarship offering is available for any Society of…

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April Luncheon Report

The NAB 2018 review and Clay Freinwald’s NAB Service to Broadcast Engineering Achievement Award were featured at the April Chapter Luncheon.  The luncheon was held Wednesday, April 18 at the Old Spaghetti Factory in South Center. Chapter Chairman Jon Kasprick opened the meeting with chapter announcements and an update on chapter business report from the…

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Clay Freinwald NAB Achievement Award

Jim Dalke CPBE, Editor – SBE Chapter 16 Member Clay Freinwald named for the NAB 2018 Service to Broadcast Engineering Achievement Award presented at the “We Are Broadcasters Celebration.” Each year since 1959, NAB has presented the Engineering Achievement Award to an individual for their outstanding accomplishments in the broadcast industry. In 1991, the Association…

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Luncheon Announcement

The Chapter 16 April Luncheon will be held noon on Wednesday, the 18 at the Old Spaghetti Factory, South Center – Tukwila.  The April Luncheon will feature reports from NAB 2018 held in Las Vegas April 7 to 12. Among those giving reports and reviews will be Clay Freinwald, who was presented the 2018 Service to Broadcast…

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May Luncheon Announcement

May Luncheon Announcement

The May Chapter Luncheon will be held Wednesday, May 9th at the Federal Way Round Table Pizza. The May program will introduce you to hopeful broadcast engineers from local area schools. Students in the Broadcast and Video Production and Digital Media programs at Bates Tech and other local schools will join us to hear what…

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In Memoriam – Steve Lemay

Seattle Chapter 16 friend and member Steve Lemay died when the 2,000 foot tower he and his crew were working on collapsed near Fordland, Missouri April 19th. Steve has been a member of SBE Seattle Chapter 16 as well as a Chapter Sponsor and Supporter. According to the Bellingham Herald, Steve had a crew of…

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March Luncheon Report

It was a good gathering of about 16 folks in attendance at the luncheon meeting inside The Old Spaghetti Factory in Tukwila, as members and guests came out on March 14th to hear from our good friends from GatesAir.  Nick VanHaaster was our speaker for the program on Intraplex MPXp and IP Connect, with included…

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