ComStudy 2.2 is a suite of RF study tools, the primary functions of which are the prediction coverage and interference, along with the study of AM and FM allocations. The software also supports TV and land mobile; however, my version does not support those functions. If I had to describe this software in just a few words, I'd have to say, feature packed.
When I started in radio, at a small AM/FM in Iowa, microphones were simple and cheap. There was always an abundance of hand-held stick-mics and inexpensive stand-mounted microphones. These ancient necessities of the business were neither powered nor processed. Did they sound good? Not really.
Neumann's recent addition to the stage microphone category has provided the broadcaster with a new and effective tool.
At some point in an engineer's career, questions such as How does our signal compare to so-and-so? or, Have we increased multipath along the highway lately?
Wouldn't it be nice to send a recorder into the field that never came back to the shop for repair? Most field recorders rely on mechanical transports
The Sonifex Courier is a portable hard disk-based recorder. Alan Van Zelfden reviews it.
John Diamantis takes the POTS codec for a spin in this review.