Any time a station broadcasts from outside the studio, whether it's a promotional appearance, sporting event, news coverage or sponsored appearance, the term "remote" is used to describe it. While these events are unique in their own way, the same basic plan can make each a success.
When NPR planned its coverage of the Presidential inauguration in January 2001, the details of the election itself were the top headlines.
An event of the magnitude of the Super Bowl allows no room for error from the players or the media covering the game. The scenario at the beginning of
Leaving the comforts of the studio allows radio to shine in the limelight. Audio quality is important, but so is the physical presence of the station.