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…

November Luncheon Report

Eric Swanson of Hatfield and Dawson Engineers presented a summary of the television repack and the impact on the Seattle-Tacoma television market. Chapter Chairman Dave Ratener opened the luncheon with a brief meeting that included some of the plans for…

Earl Fleehart – In Memoriam

Earl Fleehart, Lifetime Member of SBE Seattle Chapter 16 passed away October 12, 2019. Earl was a past President of Chapter 16 and organized the very successful Seattle SBE Trade shows in the 1990’s. A Celebration of Life will be…

Clay’s Corner – January

Providing news and views from a broadcast engineers perspective since September 1986 Assuming you are reading this column in 2020 – Happy New Year. Some thoughts about this year: Most will pronounce it Twenty-Twenty. This decade will be pronounced the…

October Luncheon Report

The October Chapter luncheon meeting featured a step back in Seattle broadcast history as John Price interviewed Gary Hart, retired telephone engineer and broadcast technical liaison.  Gary shared his experiences keeping broadcast remotes and STL’s going in an analog world…