Category: Chapter News

Chapter Picnic is Back!

The big annual SBE Chapter 16 Picnic will be held Saturday, August 21 at the historic KIRO-AM transmitter facility on Vashon Island!  Festivities begin at noon with free food, comradery and fun for chapter members, family & friends. This year’s…

June Virtual Luncheon Report

The June SBE Chapter 16 Zoom Luncheon was held at noon, Wednesday the 9th.  Our guest presenter was Ben Barber, President and CEO of Inovonics.  Ben did a presentation on time alignment in HD Radio.  Their new “Justin 808” will…

May Chapter Luncheon Meeting

Jim Dalke, Editor – The Seattle Chapter 16 Zoom luncheon meeting was held on May 12 and featured former Seattle Engineer Dave Casey doing a presentation on the DTS AutoStage program.  Dave showed how AutoStage provides the latest technology for…

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…

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…

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…