The Perfect Pickup: Mics 

Select a mic for its overall sound and suitability, and avoid the tendency to settle for an old standard.

Field Report: Blue Mouse 

It looks unusual, but the Blue Mouse is a real performer.

Field Report: Audio-Technica AT3060 

The AT3060 is a large-diaphragm, phantom-powered tube microphone, with shock-mounted, hand selected, tested and aged tubes.

Bridging the digital divide 

After several years of common ownership before Cumulus Broadcasting acquired the group, these stations have finally completed their facility upgrade.

Field Report: Studio Projects condenser mics 

Mic processing and EQ are commonplace at radio stations, but the right mic makes all the difference.

Clean & Elegant Production 

Let creativity thrive by providing the proper tools and a comfortable work space for the idea factory of the station.

On Location: Old-time Radio In a Modern Era 

It's time for The Mighty Wurlitzer Radio Hour program to originate live on WCLV-AM and FM from the home of the John Milton Williams Museum of Radio Broadcasting History.

When words count 

Whether it's sports, news or general talk, all that jabber presents some interesting challenges to the engineer responsible for maintaining a good and intelligible sound.

Field Report: AKG C 4500B-BC 

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.

Field Report: Neumann KMS 105 

Neumann's recent addition to the stage microphone category has provided the broadcaster with a new and effective tool.

Microphones at NAB2001 

Radio discovers the joys of condenser microphones.

Are Dynamic Mics Dead? 

Condensors are popular, but dynamic mics are still a viablle choice.

Phantom Powering 

Condenser microphones require a power source to operate. Sometimes, this power can be provided internally with a battery, but an external supply is more common.

Shure KSM44 

Studio microphone

True Systems P2 Digital 

Two-channel microphone preamplifier

Condenser microphone 

Audix USA A CX-211: With a frequency response of 20Hz to 20kHz, the CX-211 features a brass housing, steel mesh grill screen, and a black satin finish.

Condenser microphone 

AKG C 4500B-BC: A condenser microphone with transformerless output, the AKG C 4500B-BC is immune to electro-magnetic fields. Its all-metal housing and

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