Topics: Broadcast Technology
The annual NAB Show attracts broadcasters from around the globe. We experience new technologies, shop for equipment, meet old friends, and make new acquaintances. It’s the perfect setting for This Week in Radio Tech, as well! Chris Tobin and I had a blast meeting some great engineers, company reps, and station owners on this episode of TWiRT.
Topics: NAB Las Vegas
LED light bulbs are finally getting useful and popular for home and business lighting. But LED lighting has been available for broadcast and cellular towers for over 15 years. Early models didn’t last long. Rodney Zeigler with Nebraska Rural Radio Association joins us with his LED lighting experience spanning a decade, with good news on this efficient technology.
Just down from a New York skyscraper rooftop, Chris Tobin talks us through troubleshooting RF interference to to some legacy 5.8 GHz radios. And Kirk Harnack shows off a new airFiber IP radio, fresh from configuration and ready for the tower.
Topics: IP Technology
We compare two different brands of Audio over IP mixing and routing systems and find - they’re pretty similar in terms of network planning and wiring. Stephen Poole of Crawford Broadcasting joins Chris Tobin and Kirk Harnack, looking at Wheatnet and Livewire+. Plus we’re discussing options for secure remote access.
Topics: Audio over IP