Chapter News

October 2017 Luncheon Report

Jeff McGinley of the Telos Alliance gave a presentation on the AES 67 Standard and a preview of the upcoming AES 70.  There were 17 members and guest attending the luncheon at the Old Spaghetti Factory in South Center, Tukwila.  Chapter Chairman Jon Kasprick opened the meeting with a quick report on upcoming meetings and…

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September Luncheon Report

The September Chapter Luncheon was an interactive teleconference held September 13 in a conference room at Hubbard Radio in Bellevue.  The live teleconference was a first for the Seattle chapter, thanks to the conference host, Hubbard Radio and their Chief Engineer, Dave Ratener and Chapter Program Chairman Arthur Willetts. The teleconference was sponsored by Broadcast…

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October Luncheon Announcement

October Luncheon Announcement

AES67 will be the featured topic at the Chapter Luncheon, Wednesday, October 11th at the Old Spaghetti Factory in South Center, Tukwilla.  Jeff McGinley of Telos Alliance will be doing a presentation on the new industry standard for audio over IP. AES67 is a new industry standard for interoperability of high quality audio over IP…

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Picnic 2017 Review

Jim Dalke, Editor – By all accounts, the SBE Chapter 16 Picnic was a big success again this year.  There were more than 40 SBE members, friends and family at the event.  Several SBE Chapters were represented including members from Oregon, Montana and Alaska. This year’s event was highlighted by Jim Hatfield’s presentation on the…

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June Snoqualmie Falls Tour

It was great to see old friends again and meet some new ones at the SBE Chapter 16 Summer Tour June 14.  Our friendly and knowledgeable tour guide Larry piqued our interest in the history of the Snoqualmie Falls Hydroelectric Museum.  The history that was presented to us gave the sense of stepping back into…

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SBE Chapter 16 Luncheon

The September Chapter Luncheon will be held on the 13th at noon and feature a live teleconference with Bob Orban, founder of Orban Labs.  The luncheon will be held at the studios of Hubbard Radio in the Factoria area of Bellevue.  RSVPs are a must for food planning: LuncheonRSVP@sbe16.org This is one of a series…

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Picnic Time!

The Annual SBE Chapter 16 Picnic will be held Saturday, July 29th 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. Program Chairman, Arthur Willets, is preparing a delightful picnic menu that will include Smokey pulled pork sandwiches, sirloin…

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June Luncheon Tour

It’s that time of the year again when your SBE Chapter 16 presents the annual June tour of a broadcast or broadcasting-related facility.  This year, the chapter is visiting the PSE Snoqualmie Falls Hydroelectric Museum.  Many of you probably were not aware of the existence of this electricity generating facility that played a significant historical…

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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 Broadcast…

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May Luncheon Report

Rick Kemp, Director – The May SBE Luncheon was sponsored by  Jampro Antennas. Mark Fehlig with Jampro and Ben Crease from Jampro’s AlanDick division did the presentation which focused on ATSC 3.0 considerations with respect to Antenna, Mask Filter and Combiner designs.  Ben Crease is based in Singapore and has extensive experience with DVB-T and…

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