Recording audio outside the studio presents several challenges to the radio station. The ability to make a high-quality recording is not so difficult, given the broad range of portable choices to capture recorded sound.
This month Radio magazine highlights some of the less-obvious but no-less-important devices that serve essential functions.
There were several obstacles for Radio One to overcome when it decided to build a radio station in a mall.
Read about a solar-powered station from 1979.
Tim Wright reviews the Vadis DCII system.
Richard Hamilton reviews this phone/audio interface he uses to create an Internet talk show on trains.
WBHF-AM fixes some post-move challenges, as this review outlines.
WLIU reviews the audio codec for its remote needs.
Do you remember? In 1981 Applied Technology offered two audio processors with digital control capabilities. The Maximod digital peak limiter used a digital
Mike Rogers reviews the Omnia-6EX on-air radio audio processor.
The microphone is the first element in the broadcast chain.
Doug Irwin reviews the DSP-based on-air radio processors.
The term codec describes the function of encoding and decoding audio to pass through a defined data path. In radio, this term carries a more specific
Find out who won our annual Find the Mic Sweepstakes.
Remembering an EBS incident.
Orban's Optimod-PC 1100 isn't a conventional FM or AM final processor.
Audio self-expression can be found in Adobe's multi-track editing program.
The audio console not only sits at the focal point in any studio, it serves a valuable function and is a long-term commitment.
Step inside the all-digital facility of Clear Channel Chicago.
Select a mic for its overall sound and suitability, and avoid the tendency to settle for an old standard.
Dead air is a program director's worst nightmare, and while no station is immune from it, this is easy insurance.
A 44-year old console, a cassette deck with hopes of greatness and a look at consumer music spending habits.
It looks unusual, but the Blue Mouse is a real performer.
WHMS makes a mobile remote simple with GSM service and Comrex Matrix codec.
What's old is new again with a series of Pro Tools effects plug-ins.
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