Chris Bydalek

FM Technical Operator

Chris BydalekChris is a Wisconsin native who joined Alaska Public Media in December 2018.

Arriving in Alaska in 1983 with the US Air Force, he found an outlet for his passion for radio by volunteering at KSKA and KABN as a board operator and producer.  He’s worked as an audio engineer for APRN, in television operations for KTUU, helped guide the construction permit application for KONR-LP and served on the board of directors of KWMD.  He’s also traveled extensively around Alaska and the Lower 48 as a telecommunications engineer.

He lives in Spenard with his wife Carmen, a menagerie of cats and their very spoiled dog.  He enjoys gardening, reading and restoring vintage Volvos.

cbydalek (at) alaskapublic (dot) org