Category: Chapter News

Wyoming PR Uses Horses to Fix Transmitter

Wyoming Public Radio Chief Engineer Reid Fletcher and Program Director Roger Adams had to use Adams’ horses to fix the KUWT-FM transmitter on Wyoming’s Copper Mountain transmitter after a snowstorm closed road access. Stephen Lockwood of Hatfield and Dawson Engineers…

Sage ENDEC update required by March 11

Jim Dalke, Editor – To ensure compliance with FCC regulations on CAP Prioritization and national message text, please install the upcoming update before March 11, 2024. Priced at $159, the update is available through any Sage US distributor (including SBE…

SBE Chapter 16 Christmas Party was a blast!

Our annual chapter Christmas Party was held Saturday evening, December 17 at Ivar’s Salmon House in Seattle.  Our Chapter Chairman, Jon Kasprick sent his impressions to the Chapter Members email list and are included in this Waveguide Report. In case…

SBE 16 Board Election Results

SBE 16 Board Election Results The 2021 Chapter 16 Board Election was held online in July this year with the following members elected to office as follows: Chairman: Alex Brewster Vice Chair: Jim Dalke Treasurer: Michael Brooks Directors: Dave Ratener…

June Virtual Luncheon Report

The June SBE Chapter 16 Zoom Luncheon was held at noon, Wednesday the 9th.  Our guest presenter was Ben Barber, President and CEO of Inovonics.  Ben did a presentation on time alignment in HD Radio.  Their new “Justin 808” will…

May Chapter Luncheon Meeting

Jim Dalke, Editor – The Seattle Chapter 16 Zoom luncheon meeting was held on May 12 and featured former Seattle Engineer Dave Casey doing a presentation on the DTS AutoStage program.  Dave showed how AutoStage provides the latest technology for…

Terry Spring Retires From KWPX TV

Terry Spring has announced his retirement as Chief Engineer for Seattle TV station KWPX, Channel 33 after 26 years with the station. Terry plans to spend some much-needed time with his wife Roxanne at their home on Lake Joy, near…

April Online Luncheon Report

Dave Ratener called the April meeting to order at 12:04 PM.  The SBE leadership course is set for June.  There is more info and registration on the SBE website.  Upcoming webinars include Cloud Streaming, IP Networking, Tower Maintenance and RF…

SBE Chapter 16 March 2021 Virtual Luncheon Report

The March Chapter Virtual Luncheon featured speaker Greg Podsiadlo, CEO and President of Sterlitz Media.  Greg talked about the Sterlitz Logger and Player system that can capture, store or analyze broadcast video, audio, and associated metadata and access it from…