Category: Odds and Ends

November Chapter Meeting

Kelly Alford will gave us a live tour of the NBC Universal facilities in Washington, DC, at our regular monthly member meeting on Zoom, Wednesday, November 10. Kelly has been involved in many broadcast projects in the Puget Sound area…

October Meeting Report

The SBE Chapter 16 October meeting was held on the 13th at noon.  The online Zoom meeting was a time of sharing memories of Gary Hart who passed away September 2.   Gary worked for “The Telephone Company” in broadcast technical…

Clay’s Corner November

In his November edition, Clay Freinwald talks about the continued ransomware attacks on local broadcasters and the difficulty of temporarily going back to the “old” way.  Clay also discusses the ongoing problems of the COVID19 pandemic and the new normal. …

Chapter 16 Picnic 2021

It was a great day for our annual chapter 16 picnic at the lakeside home of Terry and Roxanne Spring, our hosts on Saturday, August 21. The Spring home is on Lake Joy in hills of east King County. There…

Jon Kasprick – Educator of the Year

Jon Kasprick has been named by the SBE Chapter 16 Educator of the Year by the Chapter Board of Directors in August.  Jon will be presented his award at the Chapter’s Annual Picnic August 21 at the KIRO-AM transmitter site…

Clay’s Corner January

Providing news and views from a broadcast engineers perspective since September 1986. Over the many years I’ve been writing this Column…I find the one I do at the end of December seems to have a similar theme. Look back at…

Clays Corner – November

Around these parts, October means it’s transition time…from the warm and dry, and lately smokey, days of summer to the stormy month of November. Remember that October can be stormy too, as anyone that was here in 1962 will have…

A Grand Christmas Party

It was another grand SBE Chapter 16 Christmas party December 14 at Ivar’s Salmon House in Seattle. The social hour began at 5:30 pm with an open bar compliments of Hatfield and Dawson Engineers. At 6:45, Chapter Chairman Dave Ratener…

Clay’s Corner for October

Providing news and views from a broadcast engineers perspective since September 1986 CONGRATULATIONS TO WASHINGTON’S MARCONI RADIO AWARD WINNERS – KIRO-FM AND KRWM-FM (WARM 106.9)! Two Seattle radio stations have received the prestigious NAB Marconi Radio Awards – Bonneville’s KIRO-FM…