Category: Chapter News

Waveguide National Award

SBE Seattle Chapter 16’s website “The Waveguide” ( www.sbe16.org ) has been selected by SBE National as the 2019 Best Chapter Communication of the Year. The award will be made at the SBE National Awards Reception and Dinner on October 16…

The Grand Chapter Picnic

Forty-two Seattle Chapter 16 members gathered at the historic and picturesque KIRO-AM on Vashon Island for their annual summer picnic Saturday, July 13. The picnic menu included the traditional hot dogs and cheeseburgers with all the trimmings.  The food was…

Chapter Election Results Announced

The annual SBE Chapter 16 board election was held last month and the 2019-2020 officers have been announced. Dave Ratener has been elected as the new Chairman, with Ryan Phillips Vice Chairman, Caleb Pearl Secretary, Mike Brooks Treasurer, Jon Kasprick…

November Luncheon – TV Repack

Join us Wednesday, November 13, to learn how Seattle-Tacoma market television broadcasters survived Phase 7 of the big repack the weekend of October 18.  Eric Swanson of Hatfield and Dawson Engineers will lead a discussion on how many of the…

Robinson named Chapter Educator of the Year

Seattle SBE Chapter 16 member, Roland Robinson, CBTE, CBT, CTO, has named as the Chapter Educator of the Year.  Roland will be recognized for the award at the Annual Chapter 16 Picnic, July 13. Roland is an Instructor of classes…

Alex Brewster – Chapter Engineer of the Year

The SBE Seattle Chapter 16 Board of Directors has selected Alex Brewster, CBRE, CBNT as the Chapter Engineer of the Year. Alex is currently Assistant Chief Engineer at Entercom, Seattle.  His duties include engineering support for FM stations KKWF, KNDD,…

June Luncheon Report

The June Chapter 16Luncheon featured Paul Kriegler, US Sales Manager of the Telos Alliance.  The June 13 luncheon included a tour of the Telos Demo van filled with the latest Telos audio Gear. At the luncheon, Paul demonstrated the Omnia…

Arne Skoog Memorial Scholarship

SBE Seattle 16 is inviting applications for the Arne Skoog Memorial Scholarship.  This scholarship is available for any Society of Broadcast Engineers member who resides in the Northwest, including Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana and Alaska. The scholarship is available for…

September Luncheon with Bob Orban

The September SBE Chapter 16 luncheon will feature audio processing guru Bob Orban with a live teleconference presentation. The luncheon will be held Wednesday, September 11 at the KIRO-TV Studios in Seattle. Orban Labs, known for its audio processing products…

Clays Corner – August

Providing news and views from a broadcast engineers perspective since September 1986 I recall the days when I was working in downtown Seattle…The creeping traffic and smell of exhaust fumes. For the last 10 + Years…Downtown Seattle has been a…