Category: Clay’s Corner

Clay’s Corner, April 2013

– Clay Freindwald, CPBE – A lot of attention was paid to  a couple of EAS Events recently – First was the Zombie Attack when some likely fun-loving folks found out how to get in the ‘back-door’ of brand-X EAS…

Clay’s Corner – May 2013

Once again the broadcast industry was front and center as the bombing in Boston and the following man-hunt was carried live to the nation.   Like many I watched countless replays on TV of the bombing…The final day, as they were…

Clay’s Corner for March

Clay Freinwald: I was looking out in my back yard in the middle of February and, I swear, I have a tree that just about to produce leaves!   My lawn is past the point where it needs mowed and I…

Clay’s Corner

Clay Freinwald CPBE K7CR Welcome to February! The days are getting longer (and you can tell) and spring is just around the corner. This winter has been one of the wettest ones in some time. We have moss growing on…

Clay’s Corner – January 2013

As I start writing this column I am reflecting back on a question that was asked of me recently… “When did you start writing this column?”   I had to answer – I don’t really know.   All I recall is that…

Clay’s Corner – December 2012

Season’s Greetings to everyone! The elections have past, Christmas and a new year are on the way….Speaking of Christmas…Hope to see you all at the annual SBE 16 Christmas Party on the 15th. Check out the SBE-16 Web Site for…

Clay’s Corner for November 2012

This past month we here in the PNW finally saw the rains come! After a record setting dry spell with everything turning brown and forests burning and the air filled with smoke – It was a welcome site. Then, like…

Clay’s Corner for October 2012

What a summer !!! Even the natives are getting restless as the great dry spell of 2012 continues on and on. A lot of brown grass in my neighborhood….and a lot of very distressed trees also I might add. Then…

Clay’s Corner for Sept 2012

We sadness we note the passing of John Battison the founder of the Society of Broadcast Engineers. Who passed at that age of 96 on August 28th.      I recall chatting with John at an SBE Meeting a couple of years…

Clay’s Corner for August 2012

The big story in July had to be the tragedy in Aurora, Colorado.  It was interesting to watch all the networks scramble to cover the story….Hopefully we won’t have another one of these. August has some special meaning for me…