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Ear Candy #3: Clippers—Where the Rubber Meets the Road!

By Frank Foti on Oct 25, 2018 9:12:39 AM

In the wild (and sometimes wacky) world of audio processing, there are many variables that contribute to the final result. Many discussions, and debates, have ensued over topics such as wideband or multiband: If multiband – how many bands, analog or digital, use phase rotation or not? EQ – what kind? And the list goes on. While all of these contribute to the final result, there’s one function that actually defines the audio signature more so than all of these, and that is the final section, known as the hard limiter, or clipper.

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Topics: Audio Processing, Omnia VOLT, clipper technology

[Ear Candy #2] Program Director + Chief Engineer = #1 Station

By Frank Foti on Sep 27, 2018 12:35:24 PM

Before starting Omnia, I was very lucky to have worked at a couple of extremely successful radio stations, WMMS-FM, Cleveland, and WHTZ-FM (Z-100), NYC, where we prided ourselves on being the best. Anything other than #1 in the ratings was not an option. The motivation for Omnia growing from ‘worst-to-first’ was highly influenced by Z-100’s historic (and never since duplicated) journey from ‘worst-to-first’ in only one ratings period, in 1983. For Omnia (now a part of The Telos Alliance) it took a little longer to dislodge the long-time leader.

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Topics: Audio Processing, program directors, chief engineers

Ear Candy: What Makes Great Sound? And Why Does It Matter Most?

By Frank Foti on Jul 31, 2018 9:30:43 AM

Frank Foti, founder of Omnia, has a new blog series! This six-part series will cover everything you ever wanted to know about broadcast audio processing from the man who practically invented the category. This month we are kicking it off with Frank's views on great sound, and why it matters more than anything else when it comes to audio attracting and retaining listeners...longer. 

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Topics: Frank Foti, Audio Processing, ear candy

Omnia Rocks Fort Wayne

By Dave Sarkies on Feb 14, 2018 12:00:00 PM

Robbie Mack is Program Director and Brand Manager with Adams Radio Group in Ft. Wayne, Indiana. Though not an engineer, Robbie has a keen ear for quality audio. We sat down with him to find out why Omnia processors have been the right solution for his stations.

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Topics: Omnia VOLT, Omnia.9, Audio Processing

Cutting Edge Audio for Cutting Edge Music

By Denny Sanders on Nov 29, 2017 12:45:00 PM

On the air for more than 25 years, CISM (broadcasting in French) specializes in cutting edge music and elements of Montreal's creative culture. The transmitting antenna is located on top of Mount Royal and covers about a 50-mile radius which includes Montreal, Laval, the South Shore, and the North Shore with 10,000 watts of power and a potential audience of over 4 million people. Each week, the station broadcasts 70 different programs featuring nearly 100 radio hosts.

Recently we sat discussed the sound of the station with CISM's Gabriel Meunier, and how he achieves just the right sound for music on the cutting edge with OmniaSST.

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Topics: omniasst, Omnia Audio, Audio Processing

Paul Kriegler Named U.S. Omnia Sales Manager

By Dave Sarkies on Nov 8, 2017 11:35:00 AM

The Telos Alliance this week welcomed Paul Kriegler as Omnia Manager of U.S. Sales.

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Topics: Omnia Audio, Audio Processing, Telos Alliance

Telos Alliance CEO Frank Foti Honored with Two NewBay Industry Innovator Awards

By Dave Sarkies on Nov 8, 2017 11:30:00 AM

The Telos Alliance is proud to announce that CEO Frank Foti has been named one of only two recipient of two NewBay Industry Innovator Awards as presented by Radio World and Radio magazine.

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Topics: Frank Foti, Audio Processing, Broadcast Engineering

Get Your Signature Sound with Omnia.11

By Mark Manolio on Nov 1, 2017 11:50:00 AM

With G-Force, it is easier than ever to get the sound you are looking for with the Quick Setup Tab!

Our suggested method for using G-Force for the first time is to listen to all of the presets while offline. Pick the ones that sound closest to what you want on-air. Then put the Omnia.11 G-Force on-air, listen to those candidate presets on your “trusted” radios, and decide on one to start with.

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Topics: omnia.11`, g-force, Audio Processing

Giving Audio a Jolt with VOLT

By Denny Sanders on Oct 25, 2017 12:00:00 PM

As owner of two radio stations in the small but crowded Northwest Pennsylvania radio market, how his stations sound is very important to Joe Vilkie. Turns out Joe is a big fan of the new Omnia VOLT audio processor. Denny Sanders talks with Joe about how he entered the ranks of radio station owners, and what it is about he loves about the VOLT.

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Topics: Omnia VOLT, Omnia Audio, Audio Processing

Omnia Provides Xtra Listener Satisfaction

By Dave Sarkies on Oct 11, 2017 10:45:00 AM

When the owner of Spain’s XtraFM 92.7 decided to sell, he wanted the buyer to be someone with ‘Radio DNA’—someone familiar with the industry who really cared about the station, and wouldn’t buy it simply as a money-making venture. Otherwise he was going to take it off the air. Enter Patrick van den Hoek, broadcast engineer at XtraFM for seven years. When the offer to buy the station was extended, Patrick didn’t have to think it over for too long.

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Topics: omnia.11`, Audio Processing, Omnia

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