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Sep212018

TWiRT 413 - Radio Caroline with Rob Ashard

Perhaps the best-known pirate radio station anywhere - Radio Caroline - is legendary! For many years the Ross Revenge, an Icelandic fishing trawler, has been home to Radio Caroline’s studios and transmitters, and the transmitting mast, too.  Rob Ashard and Nick Jackson join us live from the Ross Revenge, anchored off the English Coast on this episode of TWiRT.

Guests:
Rob Ashard - Sound Supervisor at Ashard Audio Ltd
Nick Jackson - Weekday Drivetime on Virgin Radio

Show links:
Radio Caroline
Rob Ashard on Radio Caroline
Dave Foster on Radio Caroline
Peter Chicago - Radio Caroline Engineer

Hosts:
Kirk Harnack, The Telos Alliance, Delta Radio, & South Seas Broadcasting

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TWiRT 413 - Radio Caroline with Rob Ashard

Saturday
Sep152018

TWiRT 412 - Looking Glass with Alex Hartman

Software Defined Radio (SDR) has been available for a decade or more now - even at the consumer level. Now, building on MPXTool FM signal analysis software by Leif Claesson, Alex Hartman has combined the latest affordable SDR hardware with a new MPXTool and made an amazing remote-access FM signal monitor. It can even capture and archive the entire FM band in a given radio market.

Guest:
Alex Hartman - Optimized Media Group and Modulation Arts

Show links:
LimeSDR - the SDR front-end making Looking Glass possible
Modulation Arts (future home of Looking Glass info)

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

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TWiRT 412 - Looking Glass with Alex Hartman

Friday
Sep072018

TWiRT 411 - RF Exposure with Stacey Moore

Safety training and certification is vital for tower workers these days. We’re discussing the RF Exposure to Humans factors that figure into overall tower worker safety. Joining us is Stacey Moore with LBA Group. We’re looking at Personal RF Exposure Monitors, physiological impacts of RF exposure, safety procedures at multi-tenant sites, and talking about exposure to the general public. Chris Tobin is here, too, for his perspective on these issues and topics.

Guest:
Stacey Moore - Director of Operations at LBA University

Show links:
Stacey Moore at the National Association of Tower Erectors (NATE) Wireless Industry Network
LBA Groups - Safety One Stop Shop
FCC RF Exposure Guidance - OET65
Oncology Professor on RF Exposure Risks to Rats - and Humans

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

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TWiRT 411 - RF Exposure with Stacey Moore

Friday
Aug312018

TWiRT 410 - Equity in Audio, and AES 2018

The Audio Engineering Society brings together a huge variety of people from every corner. There are nearly as many job descriptions as there are thousands of members. Diversity is palpable and AES member, Jill Courtney, is looking to clear remaining roadblocks for women and minorities thinking about careers in Audio and other STEM fields. Plus, David Bialik is here to update us on the array of AES sessions - so many in the Broadcast and Online Delivery track alone.  

Guests:
Jill Courtney, Ed. S. - Owner, JCreative Multimedia
David Bialik - Director of Stream Operations at Entercom

Show links:
Video: Promoting Gender Equity in Audio and STEM-Related Subjects
AES 2018 Show - Free Registration from TWiRT - checkout code is AES18TWIRT

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

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TWiRT 410 - Equity in Audio, and AES 2018

Saturday
Aug252018

TWiRT 409 - Circle the C-Band Wagons with Mark Johnson

Outnumbered and out-financed, broadcasters face a real threat to reliable TV & Radio satellite reception.The C-Band satellite spectrum that Radio and TV broadcasters depend on looks mighty good to some of the biggest companies in the world - mobile data carriers. Mark Johnson, Founder of LiNKUP Communications has the latest and positive steps to head this off.

Guest:
Mark Johnson - President at LiNKUP Communications Corp.

Show links:
Intelsat’s Guide to Registering C-Band Receive Stations (Satellite Dishes)
SES’s Guide to Registering C-Band Antennas

List of Congressional Member of the Energy & Commerce Committee
Google and Intelsat Spar over C-Band (wireless industry article)
FCC Votes to Open C-Band to 5G (wireless industry article)
NAB Statement on FCC’s C-Band Action
FCC’s C-Band Plan Worries Broadcasters (RadioWorld)
LiNKUP Communications

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

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TWiRT 409 - Circle the C-Band Wagons with Mark Johnson