Clay’s Corner

Clay’s Corner

Providing news and views from a broadcast engineers perspective since September 1986 OK…Let’s be honest, who thought ‘Climate Change’ would mean – hotter dryer summer, more forest fires and choking smoke?  Last year we had some fires in the Washington Cascades that gave us a couple of days of smoke and falling ash (if you…

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October Luncheon Announcement

October Luncheon Announcement

The October 10 Chapter Luncheon will feature a tour in pictures of the transmitters installed on the One World Trade Center in New York.  Our guest presenter will be Don Backus, Account Manager for Rohde and Schwarz (RSA) Radio Transmitters.  RSA has provided 6 of the 7 TV transmitters on the site, including a 106kW…

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Certification News – In Memoriam

Certification News – In Memoriam

It is with sadness that we have learned that our long time SBE Chapter 16 Certification Chairman Michael P. Scott CPBE passed away on July 5th, 2018. Mike was a Life Member of SBE and served as Certification Chairman for many years.  Mike was named as SBE National Educator of the Year in 1995, 1996,…

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June Luncheon Report

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 Center. Rod talked about his experiences related to tower safety inspections and tower related accident…

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SBE Election 2018

Ryan Phillips, Chapter Election Committee – It’s time for the SBE Chapter 16 Board Officers election. Nominations are now being accepted for the board positions of Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary, Treasurer, and two Board Directors. Consider nominating those in our industry, preferably within our membership, to find those who can rise to the challenge and…

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