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Wednesday
Apr212010

TWiRT 29 - HD Radio

Jeff Detweiler, engineer with iBiquity, discusses HD Radio technology.

Kirk Harnack - Executive Director, Int'l Business Development, Telos-Omnia-Axia
Chris Tobin - CBS Radio, New York
Chris Tarr - Entercom, Milwaukee, GeekJedi, and Broadcast Engineering Info

 

Technical White Papers: http://www.ibiquity.com/broadcasters/quality_implementation/iboc_white_papers

Station Licensing: http://www.ibiquity.com/broadcasters/licensing

Case Studies video:  Send email request to Rick Greenhut, Director of US Sales.  Greenhut@ibiquity.com 

Receiver buyers guide: http://hdradio.com/buyers_guide.php

 

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TWiRT 29 - HD Radio

Thursday
Apr152010

TWiRT 28 - NAB 2010

Frank Foti, Corny Gould, Tony Thimet, & Steve Church from NAB 2010

Kirk Harnack - Executive Director, Int'l Business Development, Telos-Omnia-Axia
Tom Ray - VP, Engineering, Buckley BroadcastingWOR, New YorkW2TRR
Chris Tarr - 
Entercom, Milwaukee, GeekJedi, and Broadcast Engineering Info 

Some web resources mentioned in this episode:

Audio Processing 101 by Corny Gould

Audio Processing Articles for Radio Guide magazine by Corny Gould

Cleaner, Yet Still Loud by Frank Foti

Telos white papers, including "VoIP in the Broadcast Studio" by Steve Church and Mike Dosch

Photos from the show at NAB 2010

 

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TWiRT 28 - NAB 2010

Wednesday
Apr072010

TWiRT 27 - FSK and Loose Ends

What are FSK, BPSK, and QPSK?  Plus mic processing and an AES white paper.

Kirk Harnack - Executive Director, Int'l Business Development, Telos-Omnia-Axia
Tom Ray - VP, Engineering, Buckley BroadcastingWOR, New YorkW2TRR
Chris Tobin - CBS Radio, New York

Some web sites mentioned in this episode:

Frequency Shift Keying (FSK)

Phase Shift Keying, including BPSK and QPSK

EBU Evaluations of Multi-Channel Audio Codecs (pdf)

Audio Noise Reduction Techniques - Meenakshi Singhvi (pp 42-46)

Watch the Video at ODTV.me

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TWiRT 27 - FSK and Loose Ends

Wednesday
Mar312010

TWiRT 26 - Frequency Modulation

We discuss FM - how it's generated, amplified and transmitted, with an explanation of the FM stereo process.

Kirk Harnack - Executive Director, Int'l Business Development, Telos-Omnia-Axia
Tom Ray - VP, Engineering, Buckley BroadcastingWOR, New YorkW2TRR
Chris Tobin - CBS Radio, New York
Chris Tarr - Entercom, Milwaukee, GeekJedi, and Broadcast Engineering Info

Some web sites mentioned in this episode:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Armstrong_Tower
http://www.wdrcobg.com/meriden.html
http://www.fybush.com/sites/2005/site-050610.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FM_broadcasting

Watch the Video at ODTV.me

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TWiRT 26 - Frequency Modulation

Wednesday
Mar242010

TWiRT 25 - A Lot of Pizzi

Skip Pizzi discusses where radio broadcasters need to be headed, and we discuss Arbitron's PPM.
Kirk Harnack - Executive Director, Int'l Business Development, Telos-Omnia-Axia
Tom Ray - VP, Engineering, Buckley BroadcastingWOR, New YorkW2TRR
Chris Tobin - CBS Radio, New York
This week's guest is Skip Pizzi.  Skip is a consultant to corporate, legal, government and broadcast industry clients on the subjects of new media and digital transition.  He is also now the Technology Editor at Radio Ink magazine, and kicking off a new section, Tech Ink.
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TWiRT 25 - A Lot of Pizzi