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Apr142017

TWiRT 344 - Swedish Thai Radio with Kennet Andhersån

Kennet Andhersån grew up in Sweden, and worked in Swedish radio stations. Now he’s building and consulting stations in Thailand, plus developing software for broadcasters. Get a new perspective on radio engineering as Kennet joins Chris Tobin and Kirk Harnack for This Week in Radio Tech.

Guest:
Kennet Andhersån - Developer at The Telos Alliance

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

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TWiRT 344 - Swedish Thai Radio with Kennet Andhersån

Friday
Apr072017

TWiRT 343 - Where's that Satellite with John Bisset

John Bisset is here! He’s the guy who writes the “Workbench” column in Radio World. Always quick with great ideas for radio engineers, John joins us to talk about moving your satellite dish, preparing for the worst when that doesn’t work, and more tips from the master of the workbench!

Guest:
John Bisset, Workbench columnist and Sales Rep with The Telos Alliance

Show Links:
DishPointer.com - help with aiming satellite antennas
WrapLock Clamps - stainless steel clamps for any size application

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

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TWiRT 343 - Where's that Satellite with John Bisset

Friday
Mar312017

TWiRT 342 - Make Money by Saving It with Jim Gray

A penny saved really is a penny earned! Ask Jim Gray who runs Optimized Media Group. Jim and his team do normal broadcast engineering; they also help stations by demonstrating Return on Investment with newer technologies, and sometimes with older equipment. Jim joins Chris Tobin and Kirk Harnack on TWiRT.

Guest:
Jim Gray, Managing Director - Optimized Media Group

Show Links:
Optimized Media Group
Zotac Zbox Pico PC (available here)

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

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TWiRT 342 - Make Money by Saving It with Jim Gray

Thursday
Mar232017

TWiRT 341 - Sports and Studio Mics with Chris Wygal

How many of us broadcast engineers learned by on-the-job training? Have you had a mentor or did you learn by doing it yourself?  Chris Wygal is the engineer and ops manager for a network of stations in Virginia and shares with us his tricks for on-location sports production and broadcast studios.

Guest:
Chris Wygal - Operations Manager, The Journey Radio Network, Liberty University

Show Links:
The Journey Radio Network
Dead Cat Wind Muff (example)
Shure ULX wireless mic transmitter
How to Improve a Studio’s Room Acoustics
Omnia.9 FM Audio Processor
Cloudlifter Mic “Activator”

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

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TWiRT 341 - Sports and Studio Mics with Chris Wygal

Friday
Mar102017

TWiRT 340 - War Stories with Robbie Green

Move 4 radio studios across town.  You’ve got two weeks.  Go!  Oh, and scrounge some equipment to make the STL systems work with an old T-1 circuit.  And, find some time to replace seven FM transmitters with new, solid-state units and full HD Radio. That’s the world of engineer, Robbie Green. Robbie joins Chris Tobin and Kirk Harnack on This Week in Radio Tech.

Guest:
Robbie Green - Market Chief Engineer, CBS Radio, Houston

Show Links:
Studio Technologies Model 214 Talent Console
Soundcraft Si Expression 1 audio mixer
Ethernet Private Line (Carrier Ethernet)

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

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TWiRT 340 - War Stories with Robbie Green