Category: Chapter News

Engineer of the Year Presentation

Michael Brooks, CBRE, was named as Chapter 16 Engineer of the Year for 2020 early this summer. The chapter normally presents the EOY award plaque at the Annual Chapter Picnic in July.  Because of COVID19 the picnic was cancelled for…

In Memoriam – Pat O’Day

Long time KJR disc jockey and broadcast entrepreneur Pat O’Day passed away at his home on the San Juan Islands August 4. He not only was one of Seattle’s most popular DJ’s in his day, but he was a station…

September Chapter Meeting

Doug Ferber, VP of Sales at Tieline will be one of the presenters at our September Chapter Meeting online on September 9 at noon. Doug will be joined by Tieline Codec Expert Jacob Daniluck as they discuss among other topics,…

Roland Robinson – SBE National Educator of the Year

Long time SBE Chapter 16 Member, Roland Robinson, CBTE, CBNT, CTO, has been named co-recipient of the 2020 James C. Wulliman SBE Educator of the Year award.  The award recognizes outstanding service and excellence in sharing knowledge through teaching other…

Chapter Board Election Results

The Annual Chapter 16 Board Election was held online in July this year with the following members elected to office as follows:   Chairman, Dave Ratener, CPBE, CBNT Vice Chairman, Alex Brewster, CBRE, CBNT Secretary, Caleb Pearl, CTO Treasurer, Michael…

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…

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…

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…