TWiRT 418 - Radio Travelogue with Mark Humphrey

By Kirk Harnack [TWiRT] on Nov 2, 2018 1:35:00 PM

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Wherever you travel there’s probably a radio station nearby. Mark Humphrey took some vacation time to travel out west, stopping on the way to visit a radio museum and radio and TV stations. Plus we talk about how FM translators are providing what’s essentially “Primary” service to one rural Pennsylvania valley.


Mark Humphrey - Co-Owner at WCJW and Broadcast Technical Consultant

Show links:
Mark Humphrey’s September Broadcast Tour - Facebook Photo Album
Hammond Museum of Radio
WCSG Radio
KVLY-TV Mast near Blanchard, North Dakota - 2,063 ft tall
FM Fool - FM Coverage and Reception Prediction Tool
Longley-Rice Radio Propagation Model
More about Longley-Rice
FCCInfo from Cavell Mertz & Associate - Broadcast License Google Maps Overlay
Hey What’s That - Terrain Line of Sight Visualizer
CalTopo - Online 7.5 minute topographic maps
Protmex MS6508 Digital Thermometer,l Psychrometer, and Hygrometer

Chris Tobin, IP-Solutionist
Kirk Harnack, The Telos Alliance, Delta Radio, & South Seas Broadcasting

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Topics: Broadcast Engineering, audio

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