From the Chair for June 2012

From the Chair for June 2012

As we move into Summer a couple of thoughts to share with you all – FIirst of all – As you know, we have elections coming and with that comes a change of leadership in the Chapter. Thank you for permitting me to be your Chapter Chair for these past almost two years. I feel…

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Kelly Alford and Copper Theft

Kelly Alford and Copper Theft

Jim Dalke, Editor Copper theft continues to be a concern for Puget Sound Broadcasters.  We have read stories of stations elsewhere around the country going off the air as thieves have ripped out copper ground wires and coaxial transmission cables.  We have a luncheon scheduled for August 9 with Puget Sound Energy and steps the…

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Clay’s Corner for June 2012

Clay’s Corner for June 2012

Is your station ready for the big EAS Deadline of June 30th? I’ve been communicating with one of the major suppliers of EAS hardware and they too have been surprised by the last-minute requests for purchase. I suspect that many stations have been holding off until the last minute to buy the new EAS equipment…

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May 2012 Luncheon Report

May 2012 Luncheon Report

Arthur Willetts Chapter 16 Secretary Nautel’s Regional Sales Manager for the West Coast, Ellis Terry, was the featured program guest speaker at this month’s Chapter 16 Lunch Meeting.  A major player in the solid state transmitter market, Nautel is a favorite of engineers in the NW because of their easy installation, ease of use and…

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From the Editor

From the Editor

Jim Dalke, CPBE AMD 8VSB CBNT As it seems to be every year, the NAB Show in Las Vegas was the big story for April.  The attendance for this year’s show was pegged at 92,112, just a few hundred more than last year.  Traffic on the show floor seemed relatively light, but I did not…

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