Author: Jim Dalke

June 2024 Chapter Luncheon Announcement

The June Chapter luncheon will feature Marie Summers, the Sales Manager for Broadcast Software International (BSI). It will take place on June 11 at Round Table Pizza in Federal Way. Summers will discuss how BSI leverages its 20 years of…

The May 2024 Chapter Luncheon Report

Jason Eshuis from Key Code Media and David DeBuhr from Sony Electronics presented at our May 14 luncheon at the Federal Way Round Table Pizza on the topic “The Architects of Virtualized Media Production.” They discussed the technical evolution of…

From the Chair – May

It appears that Spring has Sprung, and while access to the FM and TV sites is getting much easier, access to the AM sites can be a battle because of all the flora coming to life.  I don’t know about…

Wyoming PR Uses Horses to Fix Transmitter

Wyoming Public Radio Chief Engineer Reid Fletcher and Program Director Roger Adams had to use Adams’ horses to fix the KUWT-FM transmitter on Wyoming’s Copper Mountain transmitter after a snowstorm closed road access. Stephen Lockwood of Hatfield and Dawson Engineers…

March Luncheon Report

Our March Chapter Luncheon speaker was Brad Fisher, the Vice President of Sales at Revelux LED Video.  The luncheon was held on Tuesday, March 12 at the studios of Classic KING FM in downtown Seattle. Brad discussed recent developments in…

February Luncheon Report

Our guest presenter for the February SBE Chapter 16 luncheon was Gary Luhrman, Sales and Marketing Manager at Inovonics.  Gary introduced tje 677 Triple Tuner EAS Monitor Receiver at our chapter luncheon meeting at the Federal Way Round Table Pizza…

Sage ENDEC update required by March 11

Jim Dalke, Editor – To ensure compliance with FCC regulations on CAP Prioritization and national message text, please install the upcoming update before March 11, 2024. Priced at $159, the update is available through any Sage US distributor (including SBE…

SBE Celebrates 60 Years!

With the start of the new year 2024, the Society of Broadcast Engineers, the association for broadcast and multimedia technology professionals, celebrates its 60th anniversary. Officially founded on April 4, 1964, the SBE had grown from its humble beginnings when…

Chapter 16 Christmas Party

Jim Dalke, Editor – SBE Chapter 16’s annual grand Christmas party was held on December 16 at Ivar’s Salmon House on Seattle’s Lake Union. It was a festive and enjoyable event! The evening started with a “Happy Hour” hosted by…

November Chapter Luncheon Report

Our November Luncheon presenter was Chris Crump, Senior Sales Director for Comrex Corporation.  Chris discussed and showed some of the latest Comrex technology for connecting broadcasters with their audiences.  Chris demonstrated some of the latest IP codecs, solutions, and technology.…