Build your own relay interface panel and reuse an RF relay.
The free program can be used quite effectively for path studies, but you have to jump through some hoops.
When one piece of equipment fails, why force the operation to resort to every piece of back-up equipment to stay on the air. Here's a better approach.
Everyone strives for reliable back-up systems, but there might be some traps lying in wait that you haven't considered.
It used to be that you had to buy access to a 3-second database to run elevation profiles. But not any more.
A power divider, cavity resonator and line stretcher are just some of the hidden gems waiting to be scavenged in equipment before it's tossed.
All about messenger cables, drip loops and other ways to ensure a reliable cable installation.
Learn the best way to cut holes in laminated furniture.
Take the studio floor plan and place the furniture design on top of it to avoid some common problems.
A pigtail jumper eliminates the potential problem of connecting a transmission line to an antenna.
Need to drill a hole in Corian? Mount something to Corian? Here are some tips.
Two handy items to add to your toolbox.
Here are some ideas on how to build your own shielded-loop AM antenna.
Here are ways to make an RF filter using transmission line sections.
Here are some ideas for using on-hand parts in some fashion other than what they were originally intended for.
Doug Irwin offers more ideas on distributing FM, AM and TV signals around a facility.
Need to pick up multiple FM signal from different directions? Here are some methods that will capture weak signals.
Doug Irwin finds some things to keep your tools organized and easy to find.
More on Layer 2 Ethernet switches. This time we'll look into the setup menu.
Having a spare switch on hand is a great idea. But is it configured and ready to go when it's needed?
This outlines how to construct a simple self-contained remote control relay interface that will allow you to remotely power cycle your recalcitrant equipment with an external relay closure of less than 20Vac at 35mA.
Need additional status inputs on a remote control? Here's a way to use a sampling input to display status.
Connectors, parts and more all need to be stored for easy use. Here are some ideas to organize your supplies.
What do you do when a signaling voltage is needed? Take advantage of what's already available.