Category: Chapter News

June Luncheon Announcement

Telos Alliance will sponsor the June Chapter Luncheon and feature presenter Paul Kriegler, US Sales Manager.  Paul is bringing the Telos Demo Van packed with audio gear from Telos, Omnia, 25-Seven, Axia and Linear Acoustic. The luncheon will be held…

SBE Chapter 16 Election Time!

Ryan Phillips, Election Chairman – Nominations for the Chapter 16 Board are due June 1. The nominations will be for Board Officers for a 1-year term to begin in September 1, 2019. Send your nominations to the Election Chairman at director1@sbe16.org .…

May Luncheon – Student Career Day

Our annual Student Careers meeting was held Tuesday May 7th at Roundtable Pizza in Federal Way.  Chapter 16 hosted this opportunity for students to get to know our TV and Radio engineering members. Twenty students and instructors from Bates Technical…

First Informer Broadcaster – Signed and Delivered!

Jim Dalke, CPBE, Editor – After three years of efforts by Washington Broadcasters to ensure access to transmitter and studio facilities during disasters, Governor Inslee has signed the “First Informer Broadcaster Bill.” Janene Drafs, Chairwoman of the Board of the…

April Luncheon – NAB 2019 Review

The SBE Chapter 16 April Luncheon was held on Wednesday, April 17 at the KIRO-TV studios in Seattle and was attended by 10 members and friends of the chapter. Vice Chair Dave Ratener conducted a brief business meeting together and…

May 2019 Luncheon – Student Career Program

The May Chapter Luncheon will feature Career Opportunities in Broadcast Technology.  The luncheon will be held Tuesday, May 7th at the Round Table Pizza in Federal Way.  Please note: The meeting will begin promptly at 11:30 am this month! The…

George Frese PE 1921-2018

The broadcast engineering community lost a true broadcast pioneer when George Frese passed away on November 23, 2018.  George’s broadcast career touched many SBE members in the Northwest and he will be missed and well-remembered. George Melvin Frese, retired professional…

April Luncheon Announcement

The April Chapter Luncheon has been scheduled for April 17 to accommodate the National Association of Broadcasters Convention in Las Vegas April 7 to 11.  Several chapter members will be attending the NAB Show this year.  The April Luncheon will…

March Luncheon Report

There were 23 members and guests attending the March Luncheon at the KIRO-TV studios in Seattle.  The event was held on March 13 and featured some of the latest products from GatesAir.  GatesAir Regional Sales Manager introduced product managers Tony…

First Informer Broadcaster Legislation Passes

Jim Dalke, CPBE, Editor – The Washington State Legislature has passed the First Informer Broadcaster Bill. The legislation is now on Governor Jay Inslee’s desk for his signature. The bill is like the Oregon State First Informer Bill that was passed…