Chapter News

Luncheon Announcement

The Chapter 16 April Luncheon will be held noon on Wednesday, the 18 at the Old Spaghetti Factory, South Center – Tukwila.  The April Luncheon will feature reports from NAB 2018 held in Las Vegas April 7 to 12. Among those giving reports and reviews will be Clay Freinwald, who was presented the 2018 Service to Broadcast…

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May Luncheon Announcement

May Luncheon Announcement

The May Chapter Luncheon will be held Wednesday, May 9th at the Federal Way Round Table Pizza. The May program will introduce you to hopeful broadcast engineers from local area schools. Students in the Broadcast and Video Production and Digital Media programs at Bates Tech and other local schools will join us to hear what…

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June Luncheon Announcement

Rod Julian, Expert Tower Safety Engineer will be our presenter for the June 13 Chapter Luncheon at the Old Spaghetti Factory in South Center. Rod is the son of a Broadcaster with roots in Telecom. Rod has been involved in tower inspections and complex accident investigations. Rod has recently has been involved in the development…

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In Memoriam – Steve Lemay

Seattle Chapter 16 friend and member Steve Lemay died when the 2,000 foot tower he and his crew were working on collapsed near Fordland, Missouri April 19th. Steve has been a member of SBE Seattle Chapter 16 as well as a Chapter Sponsor and Supporter. According to the Bellingham Herald, Steve had a crew of…

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March Luncheon Report

It was a good gathering of about 16 folks in attendance at the luncheon meeting inside The Old Spaghetti Factory in Tukwila, as members and guests came out on March 14th to hear from our good friends from GatesAir.  Nick VanHaaster was our speaker for the program on Intraplex MPXp and IP Connect, with included…

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February Luncheon Report

Ted Buehner, recently retired National Weather Service Meteorologist, gave a presentation on “Public Warning – Your Training Input After Events This Past Year.”  Ted’s presentation included recent public warning events including the Hawaiian Ballistic Mission False Alarm, Hurricane Harvey, and the California Wildfires.  The presentation included a discussion of the use of EAS and WEA…

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February Luncheon Announcement

Ted Buehner, “the NOAA Meteorologist Pacific Northwest Residents Count On” will be our featured speaker for the February 14 Chapter Luncheon at the Old Spaghetti Factory in Tukwila -South Center. Ted will be talking about “Public Warning – Your Training Input After Events This Past Year.” Hurricane Harvey, California Wildfires, Ballistic Mission False Alarm… What…

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March Luncheon Announcement

March Luncheon Announcement

This Month’s Chapter 16 Luncheon will be held on March 14 at noon at the Old Spaghetti Factory in Tukwila – South Center.  Our presenter will be Nick vanHaaster, Regional Sales Manager for GatesAir.  Nick will be presenting a double header with presentations on the GatesAir Intraplex MPXp and IP Connect as well as the…

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January Luncheon

Our January Luncheon will be held on Wednesday the 10th, with an interesting double header featuring Stephen Lockwood talking about Modulation Dependent Carrier Level (MDCL) and Feliks Banel with a presentation on Seattle Radio History. Stephen will be talking about MDCL, a method of reducing power consumption in AM radio transmitters during periods of low audio or…

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SBE Christmas Party

The best SBE Chapter 16 Christmas Party is being planned for Saturday, December 16 at Ivar’s Salmon House on Lake Union.  The doors will open at 5:30 for “happy hour” hosted by Hatfield and Dawson Engineers.  Live Christmas music will be provided by the “The Re-Arrangers.”  The elegant buffet dinner will follow at 7 pm. …

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