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NAB 2011 Engineering Presenters

NAB 2011 Engineering Presenters

Friends of Seattle SBE Chapter 16 may be interested in attending several sessions in the Broadcast Engineering Conference, including Andy Skotdal, Ben Dawson, and Jim Dalke. The Engineering Conference focuses on the opportunities and challenges that face broadcast engineering professionals. Andy Skotdal of KRKO Everett will talk about the challenging ordeal of trying to move…

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March Luncheon Report

March Luncheon Report

The March 2011 Chapter 16 luncheon was doubly informative this month with two presentations.  The first presentation was given by Chapter 16’s own Waveguide Editor, Jim Dalke.  His presentation, concerning FCC inspections, is the same one that he will provide for the NAB crowd this year.  Jim described what an FCC inspector will be looking…

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SBE Luncheon March 10

SBE Luncheon Thursday, March 10 Noon Big Double Header – Museum of Flight Meadow Room – Boeing Field 12:00 – 12:15 Chapter Business Meeting 12:15 – 12:45 NAB 2011 Preview by Jim Dalke 1:00 –   2:00 Webinar on Implementing CAP — “When the Inspector Comes Knocking,” is a presentation by Jim Dalke that will be…

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NW Broadcast Engineering Jobs

NW Broadcast Engineering Jobs

Your online Waveguide is now listing current technical job opportunities for the Pacific Northwest. Just click on “JOBS” in the top navigation bar. The list is a short summary of opportunities listed on the SBE National Website and Washington, Oregon, and Idaho Association of Broadcasters. Details on listings obtained from www.sbe.org are available to SBE…

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SBE Chapter 16 Christmas Party

SBE Chapter 16 Christmas Party

It was a grand Chapter Christmas party at the Bahama Breeze Restaurant December 11. Over 50 party goers attended this year’s fifth annual event with live music and a tasty Caribbean buffet. Liquid refreshments were regularly replenished, thanks to our bar host, Hatfield and Dawson Engineers. Live Christmas music was provided by the “Rerrangers,” a…

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Seattle Broadcast Engineers named to 2010 Most Admired Engineers

Seattle Broadcast Engineers named to 2010 Most Admired Engineers

The Society of Broadcast Engineers congratulates those named to Radio Ink’s list of 2010 Most Admired Engineers, including these members of Seattle Chapter 16: Tom McGinley, CPBE, Director of Engineering, CBS Radio, Seattle Marty Hadfield, CPBE, Director of Engineering, Alpha Broadcasting, Portland Jim Dalke, CPBE AMD 8-VSB, Contract Engineer, Dalke Broadcast Services, Seattle Congratulations also…

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FCC Extends EAS Compliance Deadline

November 24, 2010 – The FCC has agreed with the SBE, NAB, MSTV and almost all state broadcaster associations that the 180-day EAS deadline should be extended. Late yesterday, the FCC announced that the deadline will be extended from 180 days to 360 days, effectively making the new deadline, September 30, 2011. The FCC action…

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In Memorium

Remembering those in our Broadcast Engineering Community: Larry Bloomfield, Florence, Oregon –  “Taste of NAB” Bud Alger, Bainbridge Island, Washington – CE, KCTS-TV Jay Zacharias, Seattle, Washington – Assistant CE, KCPQ-TV

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We Remember Jay Zacharias

We Remember Jay Zacharias

Jay Zacharias, Assistant Chief Engineer – KCPQ-TV, Tribune Television Northwest in Seattle, passed away Friday, November 5, 2010. Survived by his true love and wife Mary; daughters, Angelique (Dave) Daut and Heather Ann (Josh) Zacharias-Langfield; brother, Mark Zacharias; grandchildren Corinne, Aaron and Jacqueline Daut, and many nephews and nieces. Jay was preceded in death by…

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In Memoriam: Larry Bloomfield

In Memoriam: Larry Bloomfield

Larry Bloomfield, founder of the popular “Taste of NAB Roadshow” and a radio/TV engineer and educator died of a heart attack Nov. 8 in Eugene, Ore. He was 72. Larry’s last presentation of his “Taste of NAB Show” was hosted by Seattle SBE Chapter 16 on September 10 at Clover Park Technical College in Tacoma.…

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