Category: Odds and Ends

Looking Back No.3

By Clay Freinwald The Waveguide November 1985 – Volume 3  Number 9 Chairman – Lauchy McMillan Vice Chair – Marty Hadfield Sec/Tres –   Bob Plummer Editor  –       John Schneider and Herman Aggenbach Printer –      David Christian Western Washington Frequency Coordination…

Lockwood Travels the Globe for AM

 Stephen Lockwood, long time member and past chairman of SBE Chapter 16 is featured on the cover of the current issue of Radio World magazine.  Stephen is an SBE CPBE with AMD certification.  Radio World’s Leslie Simpson interviewed Stephen about…

June Luncheon – Safeco Field Tour

Luncheon Announcement – June 2013 Safeco Field Tour A tour of Safeco Field will highlight the June 13 Chapter Luncheon.  The tour has been arranged by SBE Secretary Yezmin Blue.  Yezmin is Manager of Broadcast Engineering for the Seattle Mariners Baseball…

Chapter Financial Report

Treasurer’s Report Jon Kasprick CBRE, Chapter Treasurer Accountability to the chapter membership is an important responsibility of the Treasurer.  As your treasurer, I am proud to say that our SBE chapter bank account is heading in the right direction!  In…

From the Chair May 2013

Arthur Willetts CTO, Chapter Chairman What a great Chapter meeting we had last month!  If you weren’t there, then let me tell you about how great it was to once again see some familiar and some new faces.  Our Chapter…

Court Rules Cell Phone Caused Tumor

Ever since cell phones got small enough to hold against our ears, they have been blamed for causing cancer.  Earlier this month, Italy’s top court ruled that a business man had developed a brain tumor as a result of using…

Can you provide a caption?

Jim Dalke Waveguide Editor – From time-to-time we come across a picture that calls for a creative caption. Does anyone know where this antenna array is located? Are the techs sure the power is off? Your comments are welcome below.

Wally Nelskog (1920-2012)

KIXI-AM 880 50kW, Mercer Island, Seattle W7FDQ “Foxy Dog Queen” From the Staff of KIXI: Our thoughts and prayers are with the Nelskog family. Wally Nelskog was a Seattle Radio innovator and pioneer. He owned many radio stations throughout his…

Station Staff Responsibilities for EAS

Recently, the EAS-WA remailer had an inquiry from Mark Allen, WSAB President, regarding station staff EAS training and responsibilities.  We are posting Marks question here with some of the responses that were received about an important EAS issue.  You are…

New Bylaws Approved

The Chapter membership has approved by unanimous consent our recently rewritten chapter bylaws.  The changes include updating our election of officer’s process to allow online voting and bringing the language in the bylaws in line with SBE National guidelines.  The…