Category: Chapter News

First Informer Broadcaster Legislation

Jim Dalke, CPBE, Editor – It looks like there is a good chance the Washington Legislature will pass a First Informer Broadcaster Bill during this year’s legislative session.  Mark Allen, former President and contract lobbyist for the Washington State Association…

April Luncheon Announcement

The April Chapter Luncheon has been scheduled for April 17 to accommodate the National Association of Broadcasters Convention in Las Vegas April 7 to 11.  Several chapter members will be attending the NAB Show this year.  The April Luncheon will…

March Luncheon Report

There were 23 members and guests attending the March Luncheon at the KIRO-TV studios in Seattle.  The event was held on March 13 and featured some of the latest products from GatesAir.  GatesAir Regional Sales Manager introduced product managers Tony…

George Frese PE 1921-2018

The broadcast engineering community lost a true broadcast pioneer when George Frese passed away on November 23, 2018.  George’s broadcast career touched many SBE members in the Northwest and he will be missed and well-remembered. George Melvin Frese, retired professional…

SBE January Luncheon Report

Jon Kasprick, Chapter Chair – Our January meeting was held at KIRO-TV at noon on the 16th with a presentation and a tour of the Blackmagic Design van.  There were 17 chapter members and friends attending, with many representing Seattle…

March Luncheon Announcement

The March Chapter Luncheon will be held Wednesday, March 13 at noon.  The presenter will be Nick vanHaaster, Regional Sales Manager from GatesAir with their new HD box that combines importer and exporter in one box.  GatesAir will be hosting…

February Luncheon Cancelled!

The February 16 Luncheon has been cancelled due to the Snowstorm.  This event may be rescheduled. The February SBE Chapter 16 luncheon will feature audio processing guru Bob Orban with a live video conference presentation.  The luncheon will be held…

A Grand Christmas Party!

Jim Dalke, CPBE, Editor – It was a memorable SBE Christmas Party Saturday evening, December 15 at Ivar’s Salmon House on Lake Union with some fifty members and guests attending.  Our honored guests this year included Chapter 16 life members…

November Luncheon Report

A new venue and a hot topic brought out 27 members and guests for our November Luncheon.  The luncheon was held at the KIRO-TV Studios in Seattle with our guest speaker Paul Shulin from Burk Technology.  Burk provided Zeek’s Pizza…

January Luncheon Announcement

The January Chapter Luncheon will be held on January 9 at noon at the KIRO-TV Studios in Seattle.  Mark Thompson of Blackmagic will be onsite with the Blackmagic Design mobile demonstration van.  You will be able to see first-hand the…