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
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.
Shopping for holiday gifts? here’s certainly a lot of buzz around smart speakers, and that’s good news for broadcasters.Read More
One of the great things about being a broadcaster is that you occasionally have a chance to be involved in some unique broadcasts. But while some broadcasts are memorable for the events they cover, others are so unique that the broadcasters themselves become the story.
Such was the case recently with the crew at Channel 4 FM in Dubai, when the marketing team thought it might be fun to do a live 5-10 minute broadcast segment from the Ambassador's Lagoon outside the iconic Atlantis the Palm Resort, more or less as a publicity stunt to promote the exotic location. We’re not talking poolside, mind you, but broadcasting from within the pool – an underwater broadcast from a pool that hosts a variety of sea life!Read More
At Telos Alliance, we hire people from all walks of life, but mostly, we hire people who are Passionate About Broadcasting, whether it be TV or Radio! Dave Sarkies, Social Media Community & Content Coordinator, is all about passion. Passion for music, passion for Radio...Read More
Ted Randall knows both sides of a radio mic. He’s a longtime broadcast engineer and host of the QSO Radio Show. Holly Misslin quietly keeps PCs, servers, and networks humming along. And David Bialik is coordinating another all-star program track at the next AES convention in Los Angeles. Chris Tobin and I are talking with all these broadcasters on today’s This Week in Radio Tech.
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Engineers seek out tools and products to get the job well done while saving money. It’s important to be frugal when you can, so you’ll have the resources for when you can’t. Chris Tobin, Andrew Zarian, and Kirk Harnack look at some low-cost solutions for radio engineers.
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Connectors! They come in many shapes and sizes, and usually have specific purposes. Sometimes the same type of connector is used for very different things. Just because it fits doesn’t mean it’ll work. Chris Tobin and Kirk Harnack talk about the most common connectors for audio, power, RF, and data on This Week in Radio Tech.
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Stealthy antennas from those tricky mobile carriers... Can you count on mobile data bandwidth now - or in the future? Sun transit fade - on a terrestrial microwave path? A better Ethernet switch will solve that and more. And some TV stations are sharing the same frequency! Chris Tobin and Kirk Harnack talk radio engineering on TWiRT!Read More
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