First off, always remember that whatever the microphone processor does, the on-air processing will take the result, and MAGNIFY it. So, a little bit of adjustment on the microphone processor goes a LONG way on-air. Both Frank Foti and I have had great success with making DJ’s sound bigger than life with just the simplest and slightest changes to the microphone end of things.Read More
Do you ever wonder who the face is behind our social media efforts? Then meet Justin Gelske, our new marketing coordinator! We sat down with him to get to know a little bit about him, and invite you to do the same. Welcome Justin!Read More
There is much discussion in countless venues about radio embracing its digital future, but there is one key part of the discussion that is being left out: creating digital-friendly broadcast facilities. Ones designed to produce and serve content (make radio!), while more highly engaging the audience that is listening over the air, online, and in non-real time (e.g. podcasts), both now and in the future.Read More
2019 is moving fast. As broadcasters, it's important to be aware of the way the industry is trending and how these trends translate into your own facility operations and, ultimately, the overall performance of your broadcast content. We captured takes from some of the top minds here at Telos Alliance on what they expect (and hope) to see trending throughout the rest of the year.Read More
Following some recent technical issues that required a call to Telos Alliance Support, iHeart Phoenix Chief Engineer Scot McDougal had a glowing review for our 24/7 Support team. Scot, a broadcast engineer who also owns and operates McDougal Broadcast Services, surely knows his way around the rack room. But when questions arise from time to time, he knows Telos Alliance Support will rise to the occasion.Read More
Topics: Telos Alliance 24/7 Support
At the Telos Alliance, we're not just a manufacturer of broadcast audio equipment. For us, it's a labor of love. That's because many of us have roots in the industry and are broadcasters ourselves. On the radio side of the industry alone, we've logged countless years in the rack rooms, studios, and transmitter sites of radio stations across the globe. We love radio!
This Valentine's Day read what some of our colleagues have to say about why and how they fell in love with radio...
Topics: Radio Industry
If great sound is your endgame, welcome to the club! It matters, especially here in the Omnia camp.
And it’s worth demonstrating one of the newest sonic competitive advantages for FM stations in the last several years: Omnia Direct (AES192).
Craig Arthur is Engineering Manager and Information Technology Manager for Radio Royal, a hospital radio station in Larbert, Scotland, about halfway between Edinburgh and Glasgow. The station broadcasts via bedside TVs to in-patients and is played in waiting areas and the restaurant at Forth Valley Royal Hospital.Read More
Topics: Axia iQ
Networked audio—that is, Audio over IP (“AoIP”)—is now the default infrastructure for new and rebuilt radio studios around the world. Lower overall cost, deployment flexibility, remote management, and digitally perfect audio transport and routing are some of the key reasons for AoIP’s popularity, and particularly the success of Axia’s Livewire+™ AES67 standard.Read More
Great sounding radio in any form (over-the-air, streaming, podcasts, etc) is a culmination of many factors. Believe it or not, you know when you’re hearing a great-sounding station. It has that ‘larger-than-life’ presence. The audio envelopes your ears in an exciting and magical way! There’s something about the signal that locks it in and you rip the knob off. Mix this with incredible content, and amazing things occur!Read More
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