Chapter News

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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Jampro to Host May Luncheon

The Wednesday, May 10th Luncheon Presentation will highlight Jampo Antenna’s history and unique preparedness to supply not only DTV and FM Broadcast antenna of many designs but our complete integration services including tower systems, coaxial transmissions lines, combiners and DTV mask filters.  There will also be some discussion regarding the spectrum repacking, the new ATSC3…

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April 2017 Luncheon Report

The April Chapter Luncheon was held Wednesday the 12th at the Round Table Pizza in Federal Way.  Jim Dalke talked about the presentation he will be giving at the Broadcast Engineering and Information Technology Conference at NAB 2017 in Las Vegas. Jim talked about the use of VSAT’s (Very Small Aperture Terminal) for radio broadcast…

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April Luncheon Announcement

The April Chapter Luncheon meeting will be held on Wednesday the 12th at the Round Table Pizza in Federal Way. Jim Dalke will be giving a preview of the paper he is presenting at the Broadcast Engineering and Information Technology Conference at NAB 2017 in Las Vegas later this month. Jim will be talking about…

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March Luncheon Report

Jim Dalke, Editor – The March Chapter Luncheon was held at the Old Spaghetti Factory in South Center, Wednesday, March 15.  Some 20 members and guest attended the luncheon.  The featured speakers were GatesAir Regional Sales Manager, Nick VanHaaster, and GatesAir Pacific NW representative, David Agnew. Nick and David discussed new technology trends in IP…

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February Luncheon Report

Yezmin Blue, Chapter Chair –  Our February chapter luncheon was held on the 8th at the Old Spaghetti Factory in Tukwila to enjoy a presentation by Ted Spruill representing NewTek. During his presentation, Ted reviewed NewTek history as well as the advantages of utilizing their products in the broadcast field at a lower cost and…

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February Luncheon Announcement

Arthur Willetts, Program Chair – For our February 8th monthly chapter luncheon, we are pleased to welcome from all the way on the other side of the country, Ted Spruill of NewTek.  Now that’s a company name that’s been in the business a long time.  Does anyone remember the Commodore Amiga Video Toaster? Ted will…

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Luncheon Report – January

Arthur Willetts, Chapter Program Chair – The January SBE Chapter 16 meeting was held at the Old Spaghetti Factory in Tukwila, Washington.  It was well-attended by at least 20 members.  The focus was on the beginnings of the Washington State First Informers Legislation that will be presented to the State’s House and Senate in this…

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