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Feb112017

TWiRT 336 - Hands-On AES67 with Patrick Killianey

Perhaps you’ve heard of AES67 for IP-Audio. It allows cross-connection of different, competing AoIP standards like Ravenna, Dante, and Livewire+. But until you actually try connecting audio devices together, AES67 is just a standard on paper.  IP-Audio expert, Patrick Killianey from Yamaha Pro Audio is here to explain real-world AES67 from our recent technology demo.

Show Links:
Introduction to AES67 - Full Technology Demo [YouTube video]
Networking Fundamentals for AoIP - 6-part course [YouTube video]
Media Networking Alliance - Videos and Presentations

Guest:
Patrick Killianey, Network Systems Applications Engineer - Yamaha Pro Audio

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

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TWiRT 336 - Hands-On AES67 with Patrick Killianey

Friday
Feb032017

TWiRT 335 - Amazing Dynamic Mics with Bob Heil

There are hundreds of microphones on the market - a huge selection. What does Bob Heil know about mics that others have missed?  Why do Heil mics sound great - on Ham Radio and in high-end studios? And what is Bob’s secret piece of test equipment for mic development? Bob Heil joins Chris Tobin and Kirk Harnack on this episode of TWiRT!

Show Links:
Heil Sound Pro Microphones
Heil Mic Primer
Ham Nation podcast
Theatre Organ from the Ozarks
Whirlwind SC48 multi-cable tester

Guest:
Bob Heil, Founder and CEO of Heil Sound, Ltd.

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

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TWiRT 335 - Amazing Dynamic Mics with Bob Heil

Friday
Jan272017

TWiRT 334 - Video over IP with Erling Hedkvist

Radio engineers began making the switch to Audio over IP infrastructure around 2005.  Now with thousands of radio stations using this technology, TV stations are looking at Video over IP as their core infrastructure. Video requires a lot more bandwidth, and there are a few more technical challenges being solved right now. Erling Hedkvist from Lawo joins Chris Tobin and Kirk Harnack to talk about it.

Show Links:
Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS)
The Broadcast Bridge
SMPTE 2022 (Video over IP Standard)
SMPTE 2110 (Upcoming Video over IP Standard)
Lawo V_Matrix software defined IP routing & processing platform (video)

Guest:
Erling Hedkvist, Senior VP - Americas - Lawo

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

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TWiRT 334 - Video over IP with Erling Hedkvist

Friday
Jan202017

TWiRT 333 - Thoughtful Engineering Aids Workflow

One of the best ways a thoughtful engineer can improve a broadcast facility is to make workflows, well, flow. What design choices are slowing down your talents’ daily work?  What can an engineer do to help talent be more self-sufficient? Chris Tobin reveals some interesting scenarios where the engineer made a big difference in on-air operations.

Show Links:

WebGopher for Radio
Introduction to AES67

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

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TWiRT 333 - Thoughtful Engineering Aids Workflow

Friday
Jan132017

TWiRT 332 - Permafrost and Air Conditioning with John Antonuk

How do you keep equipment operating when the temperature changes by 150 degrees? John Antonuk keeps 4 radio stations running year-round in Fairbanks, Alaska. And that’s pretty impressive when you consider the harsh - and varying - conditions. John joins Chris Tobin and Kirk Harnack on This Week in Radio Tech.

Show Links:
And, just where is this studio in Fairbanks?
Simulsat receive antenna brochure
AMC-8 Satellite Service Migration

Guest:
John Antonuk - Chief Engineer, iHeartMedia, Fairbanks, Alaska

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

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TWiRT 332 - Permafrost and Air Conditioning with John Antonuk