Chapter News

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 (Seattle’s best)) for lunch. Chairman Jon Kasprick opened the meeting with a few announcements and…

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September Luncheon Report

September Luncheon Report

Eddy Vanderkerken, Director of Sales for Radio Frequency Systems was the presenter for out September Chapter Luncheon.  He covered several contemporary topics including the broadcast television spectrum repacking program.  RFS is a global designer and manufacturer of total-package solutions for wireless and broadcast infrastructure.  The chapter thanks Eddy and RFS for hosting a fine pasta…

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Chapter Election Results

The voting is in with a new slate of officers for Seattle SBE Chapter 16.  Thank you to those chapter members that took time to submit their ballot in this year’s election.  We are looking forward to the new board members and committee chairmen and their leadership contributions for the next year.  The new board…

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September Luncheon

September Luncheon

Our September Luncheon speaker will be Eddy Vandekerken, Director of Sales for Radio Frequency Systems. His presentation will give insight into how antenna design influences radiation patterns, how the design and manufacturing of antennas and RF filters has evolved, and the software tools that can be used to select the optimum solutions for the TV broadcaster…

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Picnic 2018 Report

There were over 40 members and guests attending this years Annual Chapter Picnic at the historic KIRO-AM transmitter site on Vashon Island.  This year’s picnic included the traditional hamburgers and hotdogs and potato salad.  The food was prepared by Mike Brooks and his able assistant Leslie Albrecht. The burgers and hot dogs were barbequed to…

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Website gets National Award

Seattle Chapter 16 was awarded the “The Best Chapter Communications Award” at the SBE National Meeting in Boston October 3. The award recognizes the chapter that produces the best locally published newsletter providing up-to-date and relevant information about the industry and chapter including officers and meetings; making effective and creative use of graphics; providing links…

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October Luncheon Announcement

October Luncheon Announcement

The October 10 Chapter Luncheon will feature a tour in pictures of the transmitters installed on the One World Trade Center in New York.  Our guest presenter will be Don Backus, Account Manager for Rohde and Schwarz (RSA) Radio Transmitters.  RSA has provided 6 of the 7 TV transmitters on the site, including a 106kW…

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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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