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TWiRT 402 - High on a Mountain with Shane Toven

By Kirk Harnack [TWiRT] on Jul 5, 2018 11:00:00 AM

Shane Toven joins us from a mountaintop transmitter site in Wyoming - nearly 9,000 feet above sea level! Caring for about 30 transmitter sites across 3 states, Shane has plenty to share with us about high-altitude broadcast engineering and maintenance. Chris Tobin is here as well with comparisons to his big city experience and practices.

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Topics: Broadcast Engineering, audio

Infinity at InfoComm 2018: That's a Wrap!

By Martin Dyster on Jul 3, 2018 10:33:16 AM

AV Market specialist show InfoComm 2018 marked the first time that the Telos Alliance has had a dedicated booth. In previous years the company was represented via the Media Networking Alliance as part of the AES67 interop, but the launch of Telos Infinity IP Intercom, a product with huge Pro AV market crossover potential, was the catalyst for choosing our own space. Myself and Hal Buttermore attended the show, with a dedicated Telos Infinity demo system in a 10x10 booth on the edge of the Audio exhibit in Central Hall at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

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Topics: ip intercom, Infocomm 2018

Students Learn from Telos Alliance Thought Leaders in Radio Textbook

By Dave Sarkies on Jul 3, 2018 10:24:37 AM

Ever wonder where radio broadcasters learn their trade? The Radio Station: Broadcasting, Streaming, and Podcasting textbook by Bruce Mims and John Allen Hendricks is a valuable resource for budding broadcasters, and we're proud to be a part of it. Our own Marty Sacks and Geoff Steadman offer their advice, along with many other industry experts. 

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Topics: Broadcasting, broadcast education

TWiRT 401 - Ripped from the Headlines

By Kirk Harnack [TWiRT] on Jun 28, 2018 11:00:00 AM

More proposed regulations for EAS and WEA procedures… Podcasting is becoming even more prominent as the largest US radio broadcaster demonstrates by recent hiring… The World Broadcasting Union wants protection for C-band satellite antennas… And there’s a free, 2-day seminar for new and returning ABIP inspectors.  Oh, and 35 engineers are getting new FM transmitters!

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Topics: Broadcast Engineering, audio

TWiRT 400 - War Stories with Chris Wygal

By Kirk Harnack [TWiRT] on Jun 25, 2018 3:44:28 PM

Chris Wygal is here for this milestone 400th episode of TWiRT!  Chris relates a couple of War Stories, including using what you have to get the job done - even if it’s a machete. Chris Tobin reveals how to get antennas placed at the top of trees. And we all discuss the shortage of broadcast engineers and how to make a career move gracefully.

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Topics: Broadcast Engineering, audio

Bisset Brief: Translator Rack Construction Tips

By John Bisset on Jun 21, 2018 12:56:41 PM

Dan Feely, Chief Engineer of Mount Wilson FM’s Global Jazz, shared some techniques in building translator racks that I thought you’d like to consider. First, Dan builds them all the same. By adopting the same complement of equipment, troubleshooting is more efficient; and fewer spares are needed. So much the better if you can standardize on equipment brands. By adopting this technique, which is also shared by EMF in Rocklin, CA, installations are smoother.

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Topics: Broadcast Engineering, omnia.11`, tech tips

Omnia Defines Crawford's Sound

By Dave Sarkies on Jun 21, 2018 12:44:23 PM

We sit down with Brian Cunningham, chief engineer of Crawford's Rochester and Buffalo markets, to learn about how Omnia has defined Crawford's sound since the beginning. 

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Topics: Broadcast Engineering, omnia.11`, tech tips

Telos Alliance Sneak Peak for BroadcastAsia 2018

By Krissy Rushing on Jun 21, 2018 12:00:00 PM

The Telos Alliance will demo exciting broadcast tech at BroadcastAsia 2018 next week in Singapore, where we’ll share a stand with the GBS Alliance (#4J2-01) at the Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre. Please come join us to see what's next in our ever-growing pure AoIP Livewire+ AES67 ecosystem, important new audio processing updates, and how Telos Infinity breaks the intercom matrix.

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Topics: ip intercom

TWiRT 399 - All-Digital Radio with Chuck Kelly

By Kirk Harnack [TWiRT] on Jun 16, 2018 1:00:00 PM

Catching up with Chuck Kelly is always a treat! Chuck’s insights into AM and FM radio - both analog and digital - help the rest of us see what’s important and what will be important in the coming months and years.  We’re talking about HDRadio, DAB, DAB+, and DRM, as well as when it might be right to turn off analog radio services. Plus, Chuck extols the benefits of the new FT8 digital mode for Amateur Radio operators.

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Topics: Broadcast Engineering, audio

TWiRT 398 - What's Next with Gary Kline

By Kirk Harnack [TWiRT] on Jun 8, 2018 1:00:00 PM

When you visit a couple dozen radio stations around the world in a month, you get to see what the most forward-thinking broadcasters are up to.  Gary Kline is sharing this valuable experience and information with Chris and Kirk, as we look to see what’s next for radio broadcasters and engineers.

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Topics: Broadcast Engineering, audio

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