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Dec012016

TWiRT 327 - Denny Sanders and Processing the Buzzard

FM audio processing grew and developed right along with the Rock ‘n Roll radio format.  Denny Sanders played a key role in Rock Radio from Boston’s MIT to Cleveland’s Buzzard. Denny’s our guest along with Chris Tobin on This Week in Radio Tech.

Show Links:
WMMS-The Buzzard Music Marathon 1980s ad (with Kid Leo and Denny Sanders)
LABELING YOUR CABLES - Easy Everyday Solutions
3M™Scotchcode™ Write On Dispenser

Guest:
Denny Sanders, Brand Manager and Omnia Director Of Marketing, The Telos Alliance

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

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TWiRT 327 - Denny Sanders and Processing the Buzzard

Sunday
Nov272016

TWiRT 326 - Let’s Get Ready to Re-Aim

Well, that’s one of many subjects that Chris Tobin and Kirk Harnack are discussing on this episode. Others include Burli newsroom software, Harris VistaMax, Shure SM7, Telos iPort PLUS parallel audio distribution, and Krone block patch cables. And, will President Trump replace FCC Chairman Wheeler?

Show Links:
Gentlemen, Move Your Dishes - Radio Networks Moving to AMC-18 (or SES-11?)
Krone Block information from the Online Engineer
Connecting the Land Down Under - via Satellite and Terrestrial Internet

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

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TWiRT 326 - Let’s Get Ready to Re-Aim

Saturday
Nov122016

TWiRT 325 - Old to New Engineering at WHRO

When you start from a solid engineering foundation, it’s much easier to pass the baton to your replacement.  John Heimerl retired from Engineering at WHRO in Norfolk, and the new engineer, Ray Lenz, has been building on John’s AoIP foundation. We’re talking with both John and Ray, plus Chris Tobin on TWiRT.

Show Links:
WHRO, Norfolk, VA

Guests:
John Heimerl, Fine Tuning Associates, LLC
Raymond Lenz, Senior Radio Engineer, WHRO - WHRV

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

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TWiRT 325 - Old to New Engineering at WHRO

Friday
Nov042016

TWiRT 324 - REVConnect with Steve Lampen

The best computer networks and IT infrastructure are too often brought down by … badly-installed connectors. What a shame!  Steve Lampen is with us to show how Belden has a solution.  It’s called REVConnect and I think engineers and IT pros should be rejoicing!  Chris Tobin and Kirk Harnack welcome Steve Lampen on this episode of TWiRT.

Show Links:
Belden REVConnect
Fluke MS2-100 MicroScanner2
Category 6A (CAT6 Augmented) cable info
Steve Lampen recommends renting a quality cable tester; here’s one possibility

Guest:
Steve Lampen, Multimedia Technology Manager at BELDEN WIRE & CABLE

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

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TWiRT 324 - REVConnect with Steve Lampen

Saturday
Oct292016

TWiRT 323 - Live from the 2016 SBE National Meeting

We’re live in Columbus, Ohio, for the 2016 SBE National Membership Meeting.  SBE President, Jerry Massey, joins us as well as SBE Certification Chairman, Ralph Hogan. Plus Past-President, Vinny Lopez, fills us in on the event’s live webcast. Chris Tobin co-hosts with Kirk Harnack.

Show  Links:

Society of Broadcast Engineers

SBE Certification

SBE Broadcast Engineering Handbook

 

Guests:

Vinny Lopez, Director of Engineering at WSYT/WNYS TV

Jerry Massey, Entercom Communications Inc, Corporate Regional Engineer

Ralph Hogan, Vice President - IEEE Broadcast Technology Society

 

Hosts:

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

 

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TWiRT 323 - Live from the 2016 SBE National Meeting