June: From the Chair

June: From the Chair

May was another busy month, at times difficult to focus on the technical business side of my life with my daughter’s kidney transplant May 5.  The surgery went as well as could be expected and she is recovering faster than predicted.  You can read the story on this modern day miracle on her website atwww.tammyskidney.org and follow…

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June: Clay’s Corner

June: Clay’s Corner

CLAY’S CORNER FOR JUNE 2010 Talk about time flying!   Here we are half way through 2010 and getting close to our shortest season – Summer.   Unofficially, the Seattle area, Summer starts after the huge rain storm on the 4th of July and lasts, hopefully, until half way through the Puyallup fair. At our…

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May 2010: Meeting Minutes

SBE Chapter 16 Secretary Report Minutes of the Executive Board Meeting   Wednesday May 12, 2010. Present were board members Jim Dalke, Tom McGinley and Terry Spring, and visitor Arthur Willetts.  Clay Freinwald was present via the telephone.  Terry Spring took the meeting minutes. Chairman Jim Dalke called the meeting to order.  The yearly election…

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May 2010 Luncheon

May 2010 Luncheon

SBE Chapter 16 May Luncheon Arc Flash Hazards Thursday, May 13, noon Museum of Flight Wings Café, Meadow’s Room Boeing Field, 9404 East Marginal Way S. On average, approximately 5 to 10 arc flash explosions occur on the job every day in the United States. What is an arc flash? Can it occur around broadcast…

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From the Chair – May 2010

From the Chair – May 2010

It was off to Las Vegas mid-April for the annual National Association of Broadcasters Convention. Visibly busier than last year, the official attendance was pegged at 88,000, some 6,000 more than last year. 3D technology was the most visible innovation this year. Many of the displays looked like they may catch on with TV viewers,…

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