Category: Clay’s Corner

Clay’s Corner – January 2016

This past year I submitted a number of items related to the drought we were experiencing…Then, as Cliff Mass said would happen – A switch was thrown and we went from drought to deluge.   Finally, after perhaps after wading thru…

Clay’s Corner for December 2015

I was listening to Cliff Mass recently explain how the last week in October or the first week in November is the time that the weather-switch is thrown and, for us, we say goodbye to nice weather and hello to…

Clay’s Corner for November 2015

The weather predictors are out with another forward guess – Bottom line – they think the coming months (for us) will be cooler and drier. The cool part is OK, but the dry part is scary. When you think back…

Clay’s Corner

Clay’s Corner – September Certainly one of the top stories this month has been the weather and our continued drought thats been punctuated by massive wildfires all over the area.    The following map underscores the situation.   I can’t recall ever…

Clay’s Corner – August

I think he is happy ….This picture of KIRO Radios chief, Tom Pierson, discovering that his new Nautel GV30 transmitter will indeed produce the power required for the job.  Cool thing about this new rig is that this fancy screen…

Clay’s Corner – July 2015

Not a lot of time of late for news gathering as I have been in construction mode at West Tiger Mt   This project involves the replacement of transmitters for KIRO-FM and KING-FM at the same time – Here are some…

Clay’s Corner – June

Welcome to summer ….Well almost …I have to admit that these 70 + degree days are not hard to get used to.    Meanwhile the media is full of stories about our drought and the impact this will have as we…

Clay’s Corner – May

Clay’s Corner for May 2015   First of all – A thank you to Marty Hadfield for inviting me to have a conversation with those attending the last Chapter Meeting where I could more fully explain what I feel is…

Clay’s Corner – April

Wow…Finally…Spring is officially here.    Of course we have been having spring weather for a while now.   Have to feel sorry for those on the other coast as they have been setting records for winter weather.  Meanwhile those that make a…

Clay’s Corner – March

Providing news and views from a broadcast engineers perspective since September 1986 My does time fly….Can you imagine that NEXT MONTH is NAB in Las Vegas?   April 11-16 this year. Coming up really soon, March 7th, is the Mike and Key Club electronic…