Stations with one control room or modest means can still use the analog consoles, but the possibilities offered by digital make it attractive to stations that want to build an integrated audio system.
This station group recently relocated to a new facility in Latham, NY, bringing all seven stations under the same roof with the idea that merging all technical and business elements results in a smoother, more efficient operation for the entire group.
While most control consoles can't do anything about bizarre programming and cappuccino spills, there is a console that's easy to operate and accommodating to green broadcasters.
Proving that it's never too early to start planning, Westwood One began planning for the 2006 Winter Olympics coverage during the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens.
When Minnesota Public Radio first considered expanding its building, it didn't take long to realize there were new technologies to use and improved construction plans to implement. With this came the rare chance to revamp the technical operation.
Ten years and more than 150 affiliates later, we look at the next generation Bob and Tom Show studio. It's brand new and immense, but no one has the guts to say it will be big enough.
Built to be rugged, the Mosaic provides a traditional console look to the flexibility of control from the Logitek Audio Engine.
Cumulus' new nine-studio location was to be built in four months. While this sounds like a reasonable amount of time, it's important to know that the building itself would not be built for another month.
Custom-built consoles were once the norm.
This modular audio control surface has a low profile and functions with three major components: the control surface, an electronics frame and a power supply.
After 79 years on the 23rd floor of its Times Square location, it was time for WOR to move its operations.
Once a tool for the privileged few, digital consoles have grown in popularity and in available choices, while the cost of these consoles has continued to fall.
In most cases, the plans are set and followed with minor variations because of challenges. In the case of Journal’s Omaha stations, just finalizing the plan was the challenge.
February marks the 80th birthday of WTIC in Hartford, CT.
Radiovisa in Los Angeles has installed a consolidated router and console system from SAS. The system reduces the cabling needs as well as the in-studio equipment needs for the stations.
Remembering the Auditronics Destiny 2000, a review of radio listening in 1927, and the habits of radio listeners and TV viewers with online shopping.
Remembering the Harris Producer and the Smith Practical Radio Institute, as well as a look at engineers' ages.
What do you do while listening to the radio?
After spending 15 years high atop Frog's Mountain, Clear Channel has successfully consolidated four AM stations, two FM stations, five radio networks, 250 personnel -- including 75 on-air and engineering staff -- under one roof.
Tim Wright reviews the Vadis DCII system.
There were several obstacles for Radio One to overcome when it decided to build a radio station in a mall.
The audio console not only sits at the focal point in any studio, it serves a valuable function and is a long-term commitment.
Step inside the all-digital facility of Clear Channel Chicago.
A 44-year old console, a cassette deck with hopes of greatness and a look at consumer music spending habits.
The Otari DB-10 digital console features 10 input faders and a host of bells and whistles that make this console flexible.