Chapter News

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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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.  Eddy will be talking about the broadcasters’ transition to new channels during the U.S. broadcast television spectrum repacking program. The September Luncheon will be held on September 12 at noon at the Old Spaghetti Factory in South Center. Directions on…

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Website gets National Award

Seattle Chapter 16 is the recipient of the Best Chapter Communications award for the 2018 SBE national awards program.  The award is for Chapter 16 website ” www.sbe16.org “, the Waveguide Online. Editor Jim Dalke will be accepting the award at the society’s annual awards dinner October 3 as part of the SBE National Meeting, which is…

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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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Picnic Time!

 The Annual SBE Chapter 16 Picnic will be held Saturday, July 28th at the historic KIRO-AM transmitter facility on Vashon Island! Festivities begin at noon with free food, comradery and fun for chapter members, family & friends. This years menu includes sirloin hamburgers and cheeseburgers, beef hotdogs, veggie burgers, potato salad, cole slaw, green salad,…

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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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