Category: Clay’s Corner

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…

Clay’s Corner for February

Providing news and views from a broadcast engineers perspective since September 1986 Color Television and print-media has brought us a vastly superior way to see the events of the day…at the same time they have un-covered some things that I…

Clay’s Corner – January 2015

Well here we are – Another year….and some more of Clay’s Corner.   Gotta be pushing 30 years with this.    I have to admit that I’m hearing a lot of –when are you going to retire – comments which roughly translates…

Clay’s Corner – December

Think about this one for a moment – You build a nice new TV facility, costing millions of dollars…You go on the air … Then the whole station shuts down due to an electrical problem back in July and come…

Clay’s Corner – November

Hard to believe that we only have a couple of months to go in 2014- Wow has this whizzed by.   Of  course all things do when you reach this point in life.    You can certainly tell we are at this…

Clay’s Corner-October

On Sept 5th the road to the transmitter sites at West Tiger became blocked when a very long, side-dumper, truck tried to go around a sharp corner with its rear-end going off the road.     The big rig, hauling…

Clay’s Corner – September

Welcome to FALL !  For most of you the autumnal equinox is officially Sept 22nd…but for those of us in the PNW Labor Day is just about it.   Why else would the Seattle celebration of ‘Bumbershoot’ occur now?   Actually we’ve had…

Clay’s Corner – August 2014

For some odd reason ….I just about always start out this column with a comment about the weather…Whew!    We have Summer indeed.   Just before our little wet-break (with record setting rainfall)  we were in the record books as one of…

Clay’s Corner – July

Finally – July has arrived and this means , if all goes well, it’s time for summer – Our shortest Season…So with that in mind  – It’s time for outdoor activities….For example – Picnics !   The Seattle Chapter of SBE…

Clay’s Corner – June

Well here we are again …Getting rained on – Meanwhile Arizona and Alaska have huge files and California is trying to figure out how Saudi Arabia does it.  In Texas,  some cities are reported to 45 days from being out…