The Society of Television Engineers

Passings


John D. Silva, Los Angeles pioneering television engineer, has passed away on Nov 27, 2012 at age 92.

John's obituary can be found here.
The KLTA newscast announcing John's passing, details, photographs and further links of some of John many accomplishments can be found on the Emmy's website.


Wm George Tokar a former STE member passed away October 2, 2012 after a short illness, he was 97 years old. George began his career in 1936 working for Earl C Anthony at what eventually became KFI radio. When Mr. Anthony started KFI-TV, which later became  KHJ-TV, and now KCAL, he asked George to move over and become a television engineer. George retired from KHJ in 1979.