Picnic Time!

The Annual SBE Chapter 16 Picnic will be held Saturday, July 29th at the historic KIRO-AM transmitter facility on Vashon Island!  Festivities begin at noon with free food, comradery and fun for chapter members, family & friends. Program Chairman, Arthur Willets, is preparing a delightful picnic menu that will include Smokey pulled pork sandwiches, sirloin…

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June Luncheon Tour

It’s that time of the year again when your SBE Chapter 16 presents the annual June tour of a broadcast or broadcasting-related facility.  This year, the chapter is visiting the PSE Snoqualmie Falls Hydroelectric Museum.  Many of you probably were not aware of the existence of this electricity generating facility that played a significant historical…

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Arne Skoog Memorial Scholarship

SBE Chapter 16 is proud to offer for the 4th year in a row the SBE Chapter 16 Arne Skoog Memorial Scholarship.  With last year’s expansion to include more states in the northwest, the scholarship was given to SBE members in Idaho, Montana and Oregon.  This scholarship offering is available for any Society of Broadcast…

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Clays Corner June 2017

Clays Corner June 2017

Providing news and views from a broadcast engineers perspective since September 1986 I have long known that if you talk despairingly about a piece of equipment, somehow that item will find out and get even.  Apparently, there are times that this works for weather as well.  In last month’s column, I showed a picture of…

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Certification News

Certification News

Gee.. it’s June and the Spring flowers are still in bloom. I spent the last two months traveling overseas. Started in Singapore and traveled to Vietnam, Hong Kong, South Korea, Japan, Alaska, Vancouver and some other places, too. Also, chased the Cherry Blossoms’ around Japan.  Anyway, enough of my travels… it’s time to get serious…

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