Category: Odds and Ends

Tiger Mountain Antenna Fire

Jim Dalke, CPBE, Editor – Six Seattle Class C FM stations were knocked off the air Thursday morning, November 8 when a Tiger Mountain master antenna suffered major fire damage. Damage appeared to be confined to the antenna array on the tower…

October Luncheon Report

By Jon Kasprick, Chairman – Don Backus of Rohde & Schwarz joined us at the Tukwila Old Spaghetti Factory for our October 10th luncheon. Don described their high-power, solid-state, liquid-cooled, series of TV & FM transmitters. His presentation included their…

SBE Christmas Party!

Preparations are underway for the big Annual Chapter 16 Christmas Party Saturday, December 15 at Ivar’s Salmon House on Lake Union.  The doors will open at 5:30 pm for “happy hour” hosted by Hatfield and Dawson Engineers followed by the…

Website Gets National Award

Seattle Chapter 16 was awarded the “The Best Chapter Communications Award” at the SBE National Meeting in Boston October 3. The award recognizes the chapter that produces the best locally published newsletter providing up-to-date and relevant information about the industry…

November Luncheon Announcement

The November Chapter 16 meeting will be held on the 14th at a new venue, the KIRO-TV Studios in Seattle. Paul Shulin, Chief Technology Officer at Burk Technology will be talking about the Arcturus Remote Control and monitoring system. Arcturus…

June Luncheon Report

Jim Dalke, Editor – The featured speaker for the SBE Chapter 16 June Luncheon was Rod Julian, Telecom Safety and Health Compliance Officer for Washington State. The luncheon was held on June 13 at the Old Spaghetti Factory in South…

January Luncheon Report

Jim Dalke – Editor The January Chapter Luncheon featured doubleheader presentations by Stephen Lockwood talking about Modulation Dependent Carrier Level (MDCL) and Feliks Banel with a presentation on Seattle Radio History.  The luncheon was held at the Old Spaghetti Factory…

Christmas 2017

  Jim Dalke, WG Editor – It was a Grand Christmas Party at Ivar’s Salmon House on Lake Union this year, Saturday, December 15.  Eighty-two members, guests and sponsors attended the gala event which began as the doors opened at…

Clay’s Corner

Providing news and views from a broadcast engineers perspective since September 1986 September has been a very interesting month – Our long-hot-dry summer had a down side with a number of very large fires breaking out, some caused by lightning….Some…

Clays Corner – August

Clay’s Corner – Providing news and views from a broadcast engineers perspective since September 1986 I hope Summer is treating you all very well – For us here in the Seattle area – the weather has really been helping Seattle…