Annual Chapter 16 Picnic

The SBE Chapter 16 Family Picnic returns to the KOMO-AM transmitter site on Vashon Island, Saturday, July 28 starting at noon.  Later in the afternoon there will be a beach party with the traditional campfire treat, Smore’s at the KVI-AM beach.…

Westlake Electronics Celebrates 60!

Westlake 1963 Westlake Electronic Supply is celebrating 60 years of service to the Northwest communications industry.  In celebration of service since 1952, Westlake is holding a big Party and Trade Show July 26 from 2 to 10 pm at the…

EAS-CAP: The new era has arrived

Jim Dalke, CPBE AMD 8VSB CBNT With the June 30 EAS-CAP deadline history, the next generation of Internet enabled EAS technology is upon us.  June 30 was the official FCC deadline for broadcasters to have their new EAS ENDECs installed…

FM SSBSC Faces Questions

SBE Chapter 16 member Tom McGinley has a cover story in the current issue of Radio World (July 4) on developing FM radio transmission technology. In the article, Tom raises the question: Does FM single-sideband suppressed-carrier (SSBSC ) modulation outperform…

Luncheon Report June 2012

Arthur Willetts, Chapter Secretary What a grand luncheon it was, hosted by Buck Waters of Broadcasters General Stores (www.bgsfl.com) and consisting of a excellent presentation by Chris Crump of Comrex (www.comrex.com) about advanced remote broadcast equipment and the convergence of…