Clay’s Corner

Clay’s Corner for September 2011

Clay’s Corner for September 2011

This month all the news is being made on the other coast. When I head about the little earthquake on the East Coast I was instantly reminded of many conversations I had with folks while ‘back-east’ where they would tell me that they just could not live on the West Coast because  ‘ you have…

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Clay’s Corner – August 2011

Clay’s Corner – August 2011

It’s hard to believe, 2011 has only 4 months to go,   Full of good news…Huh? On the personal side –  I am finally getting used to Windows 7 and Word 2010.   Big changes for a guy that only makes upgrades every 10 years and does so only when things get ugly.    The other noteworthy item…

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Clay’s Corner

Clay’s Corner

For the first time in the twenty something years I have been writing this column….I am not sitting at home in the Hamshack on the desk top PC.     Right now I am sitting in my pickup at the Radio Club of Tacoma Field Day site where I will be, off and on, operating…

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Clay’s Corner for June 2011

Clay’s Corner for June 2011

As I sit here writing this column it’s been a day of cool, below normal, temperatures with showers and I am reminded of those that have been impacted by severe storms and tornados and how fortunate we are to live in this beautiful part of the country. We may have cool and damp weather, but…

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Clay’s Corner

Clay’s Corner

For my readers here in the Seattle area …This is the winter that just won’t go away.  At this writing (May 29) the snow level is expected to dip to 1000 feet.  This means snow at Cougar Mt and – More snow – at West Tiger.  In fact, I just got an email from Arne…

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CLAY’S CORNER FOR MARCH 2011

A lot going on in the news these days.   At this writing we are having snow and cold (very unusual for this time of years) Gas prices are heading skyward due to all the changes in the Middle East etc.   Makes the news that I have to report rather tame by comparison. The good news…

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Clay’s Corner – Feb 2011

Clay’s Corner – Feb 2011

Wow ! …Did this month go by fast or what?   For those of us up here in the PNW we had been led to think that this winter was going to be rough, i.e., lots of snow and cold.   It started out that way, however, of late, it’s been rather mild.   We had Alan Robinson…

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Clay’s Corner January 2011

Welcome to Twenty Eleven. Coming up at this months meeting of Chapter 16 will be a very interesting program devoted to the changes coming to EAS in our State.   As you know the FCC has not yet released their new-revised Part 11 rules as the Feds continue to stretch out the date when all…

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Clay’s Corner for November 2010

Clay’s Corner for November 2010

Wow….What a political season !!!!  The only good news is that the coffers of many broadcasters are being filled with record setting amounts of political advertising bucks.  Big money is even being spent on Radio this cycle with, reportedly, $100 Million going to the audio-only medium.   I wonder how our neighbors in Canada view all…

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Clay’s Corner

CLAY’S CORNER FOR OCTOBER 2010     Big news for me this month is the fact that I am now the Chapter Chairman of SBE-16.   All I can remember is that it was in the 70’s the last time I was Chairman.   I do remember the Vice Chair was Bill Pickering.    A…

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