Category: Odds and Ends

A Grand Christmas Party

It was a great “in-person” SBE Chapter 16 Christmas party, Saturday, December 18 at Ivar’s Salmon House on Seattle’s Lake Union.  Thirty chapter members and friends joined in the festivities which began with “Happy Hour” hosted by hosted by Hatfield…

Clay’s Corner for January

In his January issue, Clay discusses the Covid-19 thing and Groundhog Day.  Clay also discusses the late December snow and the problems it caused for broadcasters.  You can read all of Clay’s here: Clays Corner January 2022

January Chapter Meeting Announcement

Stephen Lockwood of Hatfield and Dawson Engineers will be our featured speaker for the January Chapter Zoom Meeting to be held on the 12th at noon.  Stephen will be talking about the recent changes in FCC RF exposure rules. The…

Clay’s Corner December

In the December issue of Clay’s Corner, Clay Freinwald talks about the November rain storms and flooding alerts, social media and the COVID impact, logging activities on Tiger Mountain, and KIRO-AM’s new FEMA broadcast studio installation at their Vashon Island…

November Chapter Meeting

Kelly Alford gave us a live tour of the NBC Universal facilities in Washington, DC, at our regular monthly member meeting on Zoom, Wednesday, November 10. Kelly has been involved in many broadcast projects in the Puget Sound area and…

October Meeting Report

The SBE Chapter 16 October meeting was held on the 13th at noon.  The online Zoom meeting was a time of sharing memories of Gary Hart who passed away September 2.   Gary worked for “The Telephone Company” in broadcast technical…

Chapter 16 Picnic 2021

It was a great day for our annual chapter 16 picnic at the lakeside home of Terry and Roxanne Spring, our hosts on Saturday, August 21. The Spring home is on Lake Joy in hills of east King County. There…

Jon Kasprick – Educator of the Year

Jon Kasprick has been named by the SBE Chapter 16 Educator of the Year by the Chapter Board of Directors in August.  Jon will be presented his award at the Chapter’s Annual Picnic August 21 at the KIRO-AM transmitter site…

Clay’s Corner January

Providing news and views from a broadcast engineers perspective since September 1986. Over the many years I’ve been writing this Column…I find the one I do at the end of December seems to have a similar theme. Look back at…

Clays Corner – November

Around these parts, October means it’s transition time…from the warm and dry, and lately smokey, days of summer to the stormy month of November. Remember that October can be stormy too, as anyone that was here in 1962 will have…