Category: Chapter News

Chapter Board Election 2020

It is time once again to elect the Board of Directors for the 2020 – 2021 year.  The Nominations and Elections Committee has selected the candidates for the election and balloting will be conducted on the web through Election Runner…

Brooks Named Engineer of the Year

Chapter 16 has selected Michael Brooks, CBRE, as the Chapter Engineer of the Year for 2020. Michael has served on the Chapter Board of Directors and is currently the Chapter Secretary. He is employed at Seattle’s Classic KING FM as…

July Chapter Online Meeting

The July Membership Meeting will be held online as we continue our COVID19 lockdown.  The meeting will be held July 8 at noon with a presentation on the new Classic KING-FM studios, hosted by Mike Brooks. KING-FM moved into their…

June Chapter Meeting Report

Steve Moreen of Dielectric was the presenter for the “virtual” Chapter Meeting Wednesday, June 13 Steve talked about Dielectrics work to help broadcasters complete the final repack phase.  Steve also discussed Dielectrics developments in the NextGen TV transition, including a…

May Meeting Report

The May Chapter 16 meeting was held via “Zoom” online.  The meeting began at noon as Chairman Dave Ratener called the meeting to order and a brief business meeting was held. The group then was joined by Nautel’s Jeff Wilson…

SBE Chapter Board Members Wanted

The chapter is currently accepting nominations for all positions for the Chapter 16 Board of Directors. This nomination period will be open through June 15, 2020. As a member of Chapter 16 of The Society of Broadcast Engineers, you may…

2020 Scholarship Applications Open

Every year, Seattle SBE Chapter 16 offers assistance for chapter members wanting to improve their technical skills and further their technical knowledge in the broadcast industry.  The chapter has established the Arne Skoog Memorial Scholarship Fund for Broadcast Engineering Education…

April “Luncheon” Meeting Report

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic the April 8th Luncheon was held online using the popular “Zoom” online meeting technology. There were 28 members and guests online for the meeting. Jim Dalke talked about Washington’s “First Informer” legislation and the…

Alex Brewster named Hubbard Seattle Chief Engineer

Hubbard Radio has announced Alex Brewster as their new Chief Engineer, coming aboard April 15.  His new responsibilities will include technical oversight for Hubbard’s KQMV 92.5 FM, KNUC 98.9, KRWM 106.9 FM, KIXI 880 AM, and KKNW 1150 AM Alex…

May Chapter Online Meeting

Our “regular” monthly chapter meeting on May 13 will include Jeff Wilson and Alex Hartman, LookingGlass co-creator and now Nautel team member, to discover what LookingGlass can do for your radio stations and business. The webinar will include an overview…