Chapter News

November 2016 Luncheon Report

Jim Dalke, CPBE, Editor – David Gay from Tektronix was our presenter at the November Luncheon.  Some 15 members and guests attended the event which was held at a new venue with a familiar name, The Old Spaghetti factory at Southcenter.  David showed the capabilities of the latest version of Tektronix portable realtime spectrum analyzer. …

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October Luncheon Report

  Jim Dalke, Editor – The October Chapter Luncheon was held Wednesday, the 12th with presenter Bill Bennett from the Lawo Company.  There were fifteen chapter members and guests attending the event held at the Old Spaghetti Factory in Seattle. Bennett talked about Lawo’s line of network capable digital mixing consoles as well as video…

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SBE Christmas Party!

SBE Christmas Party!

Preparations are under way for the big Annual Chapter 16 Christmas Party Saturday, December 10 at Ivar’s Salmon House on Lake Union.  The doors will open at 5:30 for “happy hour” hosted by Hatfield and Dawson Engineers.  Christmas music will be provided by the “The Re-Arrangers.”  The elegant buffet dinner will follow at 7 pm. …

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In Memoriam – David Christian, CPBE

In Memoriam – David Christian, CPBE

It is with sadness that we learned of David Christian’s passing on October 15.  David was a lifetime member of the Society of Broadcast Engineers as well as an early, active member of Seattle Chapter 16.  David’s SBE membership dates back to 1967 when he joined SBE as member number 657 and was a Certified…

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September Luncheon Report

Twenty members and guests attended the September 14 luncheon held at the Old Spaghetti Factory in Seattle.  Chapter Chair Yezmin Blue called the meeting to order at about noon and announced the upcoming application deadline for November Certification testing.  The treasurers report said the chapter bank funds were in order and the secretary reported that…

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November Luncheon Announcement

November Luncheon Announcement

David Gay from Tektronix will be our presenter for the November 9, noon Luncheon.  With the permanent closing of the Old Spaghetti Factory in Seattle, the November Luncheon will be held at the Old Spaghetti Factory at South Center.  David will be talking about trouble shooting wireless networks by identifying elusive signals with Tektronix portable realtime spectrum…

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October Luncheon – Virtual Radio

October Luncheon – Virtual Radio

Our presenter for the October Luncheon will be Bill Bennett from the Lawo Company.  The Luncheon will be held at the Old Spaghetti Factory in Seattle on Wednesday, the 12th. Lawo is a provider of virtual radio products, digital mixing consoles, routing systems, video solutions and turnkey systems for the professional broadcast industry. Their equipment…

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Picnic 2016 Report

Jim Dalke, WG Editor – Some fifty members and friends of Seattle SBE Chapter 16 gathered for their annual picnic July 30th on Vashon Island.  This year’s picnic was held on the grounds of historic KIRO-AM, 710 kHz, at the southern end of the island.  The KIRO transmitter site the oldest 50 kW facility in…

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September Luncheon

September Luncheon

The SBE September Chapter Luncheon will be held at the Seattle Spaghetti Factory Wednesday the 14th.  The luncheon speaker will be Brian Walker of Sennheiser Electronic Corporation with an FCC update on wireless microphone rules and white space channels.  The rule changes are related to the first part of the FCC Incentive Auction affecting the…

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Real-Life AM Revitalization in Washington

  Chapter 16 member Tom McGinley has written a front page article for the June 22 edition of Radio World Magazine about Seattle area AM stations KARR and KKDZ.  The article is based on a presentation that Chapter member Jim Dalke made at the Broadcast Engineering Conference at NAB this year. In the article, Tom…

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