Clay’s Corner

Clay’s Corner

Providing news and views from a broadcast engineers perspective since September 1986 The headline read: “BROADCASTERS RAISE RED FLAG OVER FCC’S C-BAND PLANS” Sitting just a few feet from FCC Chairman Pai at NAB recently I came away thinking that he is not anti-broadcast…Then I learned his position regarding C-Band (3.7-4.2 Gig) Called Mid-Band by…

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Clay Freinwald NAB Achievement Award

Jim Dalke CPBE, Editor – SBE Chapter 16 Member Clay Freinwald named for the NAB 2018 Service to Broadcast Engineering Achievement Award presented at the “We Are Broadcasters Celebration.” Each year since 1959, NAB has presented the Engineering Achievement Award to an individual for their outstanding accomplishments in the broadcast industry. In 1991, the Association…

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Luncheon Announcement

The Chapter 16 April Luncheon will be held noon on Wednesday, the 18 at the Old Spaghetti Factory, South Center – Tukwila.  The April Luncheon will feature reports from NAB 2018 held in Las Vegas April 7 to 12. Among those giving reports and reviews will be Clay Freinwald, who was presented the 2018 Service to Broadcast…

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Certification News

Certification News

The next level of Certification in the ‘Broadcasting Engineering Level’ specializes in knowledge and experience associated with AM and/or FM broadcasting areas. Certified Broadcast Radio Engineer (CBRE) The candidate for Certified Broadcast Radio Engineer  must have five years of suitable experience in broadcast engineering or related technology. Substitution of broadcast engineering, or education in related…

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May Luncheon Announcement

May Luncheon Announcement

The May Chapter Luncheon will be held Wednesday, May 9th at the Federal Way Round Table Pizza. The May program will introduce you to hopeful broadcast engineers from local area schools. Students in the Broadcast and Video Production and Digital Media programs at Bates Tech and other local schools will join us to hear what…

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June Luncheon Announcement

Rod Julian, Expert Tower Safety Engineer will be our presenter for the June 13 Chapter Luncheon at the Old Spaghetti Factory in South Center. Rod is the son of a Broadcaster with roots in Telecom. Rod has been involved in tower inspections and complex accident investigations. Rod has recently has been involved in the development…

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In Memoriam – Steve Lemay

Seattle Chapter 16 friend and member Steve Lemay died when the 2,000 foot tower he and his crew were working on collapsed near Fordland, Missouri April 19th. Steve has been a member of SBE Seattle Chapter 16 as well as a Chapter Sponsor and Supporter. According to the Bellingham Herald, Steve had a crew of…

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