Category: Broadcast

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Playing the Music You Want to Hear

I once heard someone say that there are two things in volunteer radio stations that can cause big arguments – jingles and music. While I do believe that’s somewhat unfair, experience tells me music...

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Low Power DAB Multiplex

In case you’ve not noticed, we recently saw the first trial low power DAB multiplex launch in Brighton. It’s part of a nine month technical trial covering three possible technical options. The first of...

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Getting the Right Sound

You’ve just gone out and bought a shiny new audio processor for your radio station. It may have every feature under the sun, but you’ll still need the same techniques and knowledge used on...

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OpenSIPs in the DMZ

You’ve got your brand new broadcast IP codec. A pair of them really, one inside the network and the other outside. How do you make them talk to each other? Admittedly, it could be...

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Logging Output with LiquidSoap

In ye olden days, logging of station output used to occasionally involve a stack of VCRs, long play tapes and presenters tasked with swapping out tapes. Nowadays, everything is done on a computer. It...

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Overkill MIC Live Lamp

We’re all used to seeing those Canford boxes, Sonifed LED bars or even an incandescent lightbulb painted red. Turns out you can get a lot more complicated than that. It’s possible to combine a...

Deviation Meter 2

Two Processors One FM Service

It’s something you’re always advised against. Having two processors on a single transmission chain can result in the two of them “fighting” if you don’t know exactly what you’re doing. That said, even one...