Clay’s Corner

Clay’s Corner

Providing news and views from a broadcast engineers perspective since September 1986 Well here we are – Spring and time to head to the Desert for the ‘Big NAB Show’.  Up until recently, I had not planned on going again this year.  For those that asked, I said I needed a really big reason to…

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March Luncheon Report

It was a good gathering of about 16 folks in attendance at the luncheon meeting inside The Old Spaghetti Factory in Tukwila, as members and guests came out on March 14th to hear from our good friends from GatesAir.  Nick VanHaaster was our speaker for the program on Intraplex MPXp and IP Connect, with included…

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February Luncheon Report

Ted Buehner, recently retired National Weather Service Meteorologist, gave a presentation on “Public Warning – Your Training Input After Events This Past Year.”  Ted’s presentation included recent public warning events including the Hawaiian Ballistic Mission False Alarm, Hurricane Harvey, and the California Wildfires.  The presentation included a discussion of the use of EAS and WEA…

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Clay’s Corner – March

Clay’s Corner – March

Providing news and views from a broadcast engineers perspective since September 1986 Wow !….I had just mowed the lawn…The bulbs are several inches tall, my Rhodies and trees have buds on them….and It snows!  I’ve been driving up to West Tiger on a weekly basis when suddenly I’m sitting with Doug Fisher in his Gator…

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Certification News

Certification News

Video engineering is a specialty that requires a wide range of knowledge and experience that may not be directly associated with Broadcasting. Production houses, remote trucks, satellite installations, are just some examples. Certification in this classification is essential for a Video Engineer. Certified Video Engineer (CEV) The candidate for Certified Video Engineer must have five…

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January Luncheon Report

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 in Tukwila. Stephen’s presentation showed how MDCL, a method of reducing power consumption in radio…

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February Luncheon Announcement

Ted Buehner, “the NOAA Meteorologist Pacific Northwest Residents Count On” will be our featured speaker for the February 14 Chapter Luncheon at the Old Spaghetti Factory in Tukwila -South Center. Ted will be talking about “Public Warning – Your Training Input After Events This Past Year.” Hurricane Harvey, California Wildfires, Ballistic Mission False Alarm… What…

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