Category: Odds and Ends

Clay’s Corner for September

In his September Column, Clay recounts 35 years writing his column.  In this month’s issue, Clay’s August big stories: Hurricane Ida, the drought, COVID, and Afghanistan. Click here for Clay’s Corner for SEPTEMBER 2021_

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…

Clay’s Corner for August

Providing news and views from a broadcast engineers perspective since September 1986 In his column this month, Clay recounts the all-time high temperatures in July and the effect on our Puget Sound broadcast transmitters, some going off-the-air until cooler air…

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…

A Grand Christmas Party

It was another grand SBE Chapter 16 Christmas party December 14 at Ivar’s Salmon House in Seattle. The social hour began at 5:30 pm with an open bar compliments of Hatfield and Dawson Engineers. At 6:45, Chapter Chairman Dave Ratener…

Clay’s Corner for October

Providing news and views from a broadcast engineers perspective since September 1986 CONGRATULATIONS TO WASHINGTON’S MARCONI RADIO AWARD WINNERS – KIRO-FM AND KRWM-FM (WARM 106.9)! Two Seattle radio stations have received the prestigious NAB Marconi Radio Awards – Bonneville’s KIRO-FM…

Clays Corner for September 2019

Clay’s Corner – Providing news and views from a broadcast engineers perspective since September 1986 Enjoying summer? At least this one has been relatively free of the choking smoke of last year. We’ve had some rainy days that have kept…

Clay’s Corner – June

Providing news and views from a broadcast engineers perspective since September 1986 And the Headline read – “Washington earned the No. 1 spot on U.S. News & World Report’s Best States rankings.” So you say – How come? Booming economy…The…