Clay’s Corner

Clays Corner June 2017

Clays Corner June 2017

Providing news and views from a broadcast engineers perspective since September 1986 I have long known that if you talk despairingly about a piece of equipment, somehow that item will find out and get even.  Apparently, there are times that this works for weather as well.  In last month’s column, I showed a picture of…

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Clay’s Corner

Clay’s Corner

Providing news and views from a broadcast engineers perspective since September 1986 Finally, as if Mother Nature was watching the calendar, summer arrived in our area about the 21st of June.  As if a switch was thrown, our gray cool weather was replaced with sun and warmth.  In fact, on the 25th the temps were…

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Clays Corner May 2017

Clays Corner May 2017

Clay’s Corner – Providing news and views from a broadcast engineers perspective since September 1986 Well, at last, we are able to drive conventional vehicles to the top of West Tiger.   It almost seems strange…Like I’ve been on an extended vacation.   The bad news…Lots of catch-up to do. The crew from iHeart have been busy…

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Clay’s Corner – April

Clay’s Corner – April

Providing news and views from a broadcast engineers perspective since September 1986 On the heels of the Entercom/CBS deal, are we about to see a lot more consolidation? Apparently, some think so and this time it will involve television as well.  Part of what is fueling all this is the belief that the changes in…

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Clay’s Corner – March

Clay’s Corner – March

Providing news and views from a broadcast engineers perspective since September 1986. For some time now we have been hearing about how CBS was going to spin off their radio division…this would lead many to wonder, and chat about, who might buy them.  Then in early February the news broke – Indeed CBS Radio was…

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Clay’s Corner

Clay’s Corner

Providing news and views from a broadcast engineers perspective since September 1986. It finally happened here !!!!  Friday the 27th, the usually quiet SBE Remailer lit up with tons of activity about how a local LPFM Station was playing something describing the POTUS in not complimentary terms.  Suddenly a lot of broadcast engineers were tuning…

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Clay’s Corner – January

Clay’s Corner – January

Providing news and views from a broadcast engineers perspective since September 1986 I hope that you all had a wonderful Christmas and that 2017 will prove to be the best. A lot of newsy stuff to report on this month and some pretty, and interesting, pictures. The two biggest in-debt radio operators, Cumulus and iHeart,…

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Clay’s Corner

Clay’s Corner

Providing news and views from a broadcast engineers perspective since September 1986 By now Turkey Day has come and gone and we are all facing the annual fear of stepping on the scale.  Don’t worry – There are more parties and diners to come – Time to be concerned about that is AFTER the first…

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Clay’s Corner

Providing news and views from a broadcast engineers perspective since September 1986 First – some sad news – The passing of David Christian on October 15th.  The following was posted by Lowell Kiesow to the West Tiger Remailer on Oct 16th – I am very sad to report that David Christian passed away last night…

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Clay’s Corner – October

Clay’s Corner – October

Providing news and views from a broadcast engineers perspective since September 1986 30 years of doing this column – This must be some sort of record for this kind of thing? I got to thinking about how I went about it back then – A couple of items were recalled from the musty depths of…

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