Category: Clay’s Corner

Clay’s Corner

Providing news and views from a broadcast engineers perspective since September 1986 One of the big items in the news recently has been the eruption of Kilauea on the Big Island of Hawaii.  It’s not that the eruption of Kilauea…

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Providing news and views from a broadcast engineers perspective since September 1986 The headline read: “BROADCASTERS RAISE RED FLAG OVER FCC’S C-BAND PLANS” Sitting just a few feet from FCC Chairman Pai at NAB recently I came away thinking that…

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Providing news and views from a broadcast engineers perspective since September 1986 Something that we all hate to hear about is a broadcast tower falling…Worse yet when you hear that someone you knew was killed in the process.     This was…

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Providing news and views from a broadcast engineers perspective since September 1986 Well here we are – Spring and time to head to the Desert for the ‘Big NAB Show’.  Up until recently, I had not planned on going again…

Clay’s Corner – March

Providing news and views from a broadcast engineers perspective since September 1986 Wow !….I had just mowed the lawn…The bulbs are several inches tall, my Rhodies and trees have buds on them….and It snows!  I’ve been driving up to West…

Clay’s Corner – February

Clay’s Corner – Providing news and views from a broadcast engineers perspective since September 1986 In keeping with my recent series of pretty pictures…This one, supplied by Ralph Sims of Accel Net, taken by one of their Tower Cameras at West…

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Providing news and views from a broadcast engineers perspective since September 1986 Can you believe it!…..Seattle actually had a White Christmas. For those of you in other parts of the world, you may think what’s special about that? Consider –…

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Providing news and views from a broadcast engineers perspective since September 1986 Fall colors on West Tiger Mountain.Here we are looking at what we commonly call – West Tiger #2 or WTM-2.    The overall height of the two towers, including…

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Providing news and views from a broadcast engineers perspective since September 1986 This picture was taken from the south shore of Lake Crescent looking Northeast Not to be outdone – Dwight Small (Ret) sent me this one of Lake Cavanaugh…

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Providing news and views from a broadcast engineers perspective since September 1986 The picture on the right was taken in early August at Cougar Mountain. The fall colors you see are partially a result of the very dry summer we…