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May Luncheon Announcement

The DTS AutoStage Program will be the topic Dave Casey will be presenting for the May Chapter Luncheon online.  Invitations for the May 12, noon event will be sent to those on the chapter email list. Dave comes from a…

Terry Spring Retires From KWPX TV

Terry Spring has announced his retirement as Chief Engineer for Seattle TV station KWPX, Channel 33 after 26 years with the station. Terry plans to spend some much-needed time with his wife Roxanne at their home on Lake Joy, near…

Clay’s Corner for May

Clay discusses the April weather, the move to all digital AM and Entercom becomes Audacy.  Click on Clay’s header below for more news and views from a broadcast engineer’s perspective!

April Online Luncheon Report

Dave Ratener called the April meeting to order at 12:04 PM.  The SBE leadership course is set for June.  There is more info and registration on the SBE website.  Upcoming webinars include Cloud Streaming, IP Networking, Tower Maintenance and RF…

Clay’s Corner for April

Clay’s Corner this month includes pictures of heavy tower icing on West Tiger, tidal flooding at the KVI tower on Vashon Island, and musings about the COVID impact on broadcast employment. Read the complete article in the pdf document.

February Luncheon Report

Our February “Virtual” Luncheon was held Wednesday, February 10 at noon.  Our presenter was Darrin Paley, Senior Sales Engineer at Wheatstone Corporation. Darrin talked about “What you missed at Wheatstone for NAB 2020” with an overview of new items that…

January Luncheon Report

The January SBE Chapter 16 virtual luncheon was held at noon, Wednesday the 13 online.  The Zoom meeting was called to order by Chapter Chairman Dave Ratener who opened the meeting with a report from SBE National and the retirement…

SBE Chapter 16 2020 Review

Jim Dalke CPBE, Editor – A year ago, we could not imagine what the New Year 2020 would be like.  Within weeks of the new year, the COVID19 changed our living and work in ways that may never be the…

Chapter Christmas Party 2020!

This year’s annual SBE Chapter 16 Christmas Party was held online Saturday night, December 12.  Seventeen members and friends joined in the festive Zoom teleconference activities. Chapter Chairman Dave Ratener opened the session with short business meeting which was followed…