April Luncheon Announcement

The April Chapter Luncheon meeting will be held on Wednesday the 12th at the Round Table Pizza in Federal Way. Jim Dalke will be giving a preview of the paper he is presenting at the Broadcast Engineering and Information Technology Conference at NAB 2017 in Las Vegas later this month. Jim will be talking about…

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Certification News

Certification News

April flowers bring – spring flowers (I hope!) The next two “certification” categories accommodate the needs of ‘specialty’ Engineering. Not all Video and/or Audio engineering deals with “Broadcasting”. Consider gaining either or both of these ‘specialty certifications”. Certified Audio Engineer® (CEA®) and Certified Video Engineer® (CEV®) CEA and CEV Application (fillable form) The candidate for…

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Clay’s Corner – April

Clay’s Corner – April

Providing news and views from a broadcast engineers perspective since September 1986 On the heels of the Entercom/CBS deal, are we about to see a lot more consolidation? Apparently, some think so and this time it will involve television as well.  Part of what is fueling all this is the belief that the changes in…

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March Luncheon Report

Jim Dalke, Editor – The March Chapter Luncheon was held at the Old Spaghetti Factory in South Center, Wednesday, March 15.  Some 20 members and guest attended the luncheon.  The featured speakers were GatesAir Regional Sales Manager, Nick VanHaaster, and GatesAir Pacific NW representative, David Agnew. Nick and David discussed new technology trends in IP…

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Spectrum Repack NW

Spectrum Repack NW

Rick Kemp, Chapter 16 Board – The UHF Television spectrum auction has concluded. The FCC received or will receive $19.6 Billion from the wireless carriers that bid on 84 MHZ of 600MHZ Television spectrum. Out of the total, $6 Billion will be used to go to help reduce the US Deficit $1.75B will be used…

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