UKRD takes 25pc of TLRC shares

Posted By James on Mar 02 2009 09:43 PM

UKRD's Chairman Trevor Smallwood has bought over 11 million extra shares in The Local Radio Company, taking his and UKRD's share in the company to over 25 per cent. The 11.5m shares, which were announced on Monday afternoon, were bought for two pence each giving the UKRD boss a 16 per cent stake in...

The Wombats to feature on Xfm

Posted By James on Feb 28 2009 05:40 AM

Liverpool pop and rock band The Wombats are to become the first guests on a new regular series of live sessions on Xfm called An Evening With. ‘An Evening With’ is when one of Xfm’s favourite artists plays an intimate session in the Xfm studios for 30 lucky competition winners. The Wombats wil...

Spacial Audio Offers a Radio Bailout

Posted By James on Feb 28 2009 02:50 AM

Lost your radio job? Dust yourself off and get digital, free. 50 Radio Professionals Can Now Go Back to Work. Spacial Audio will move you from despair to the future by donating the software and hosting to create new internet radio stations. So what if you've just been given a pink slip? Start your o...

Microphone Patterns

Posted By on Feb 27 2009 12:00 AM

Omni-directional Microphones pick up sound equally in all directions around the microphone. These are usually found as Lapel microphones and some handheld microphones. The lines shown on the picture to the right are a representation of the polar pattern of the microphone (remember this is a two dime...

Simple fixed studio or field two person interview

Posted By on Feb 27 2009 12:00 AM

Use two lapel microphones, one per person, clipped if possible on to a tie or centre of a shirt about one to one and a half hand widths below their chins. If it is only possible to clip the microphone to one side make sure it is the one in the direction in which they are talking It is also useful to...

Broadcasting Glossary

Posted By on Feb 27 2009 12:00 AM

Here is a small glossary of things you may have read in our Broadcasting Articles section that you may not know of.. yet. Balanced Refers to a professional audio lead or input that uses three wires within the cable to carry the electrical signal for a mono audio sound. Less prone to hum than unbala...

Microphone Patterns

Posted By on Feb 27 2009 12:00 AM

Omni-directional Microphones pick up sound equally in all directions around the microphone. These are usually found as Lapel microphones and some handheld microphones. The lines shown on the picture to the right are a representation of the polar pattern of the microphone (remember this is a two dime...

Simple fixed studio or field two person interview

Posted By on Feb 27 2009 12:00 AM

Use two lapel microphones, one per person, clipped if possible on to a tie or centre of a shirt about one to one and a half hand widths below their chins. If it is only possible to clip the microphone to one side make sure it is the one in the direction in which they are talking It is also useful to...

Broadcasting Glossary

Posted By on Feb 27 2009 12:00 AM

Here is a small glossary of things you may have read in our Broadcasting Articles section that you may not know of.. yet. Balanced Refers to a professional audio lead or input that uses three wires within the cable to carry the electrical signal for a mono audio sound. Less prone to hum than unbala...

Wireless Internet And Streaming.

Posted By on Feb 27 2009 12:00 AM

If you would like to stream your show from a laptop, you have to be aware of at least one thing. Some programs (Oddcast for sure) refuse to connect to the stream-server if you are running laptop from you battery. Secondly, using WI-FI (wireless internet) connection for live webcasting may not be a g...


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