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by Shane
Fri Nov 08, 2019 12:28 pm
Forum: General Computers
Topic: WIN 7 is auto-adjusting my LINE IN input levels. How to disable?
Replies: 5
Views: 315

Re: WIN 7 is auto-adjusting my LINE IN input levels. How to disable?

Are you turning Skype off by just closing the window or right-clicking on the icon in the systray and selecting Quit Skype? It’s still running if you just close the window. Unchecking the box in the Skype audio settings is iffy. It may work if you’re lucky.

We’ll keep thinking.
by Shane
Wed Nov 06, 2019 4:16 pm
Forum: Broadcast Engineering News
Topic: Sage V95 Update Now Available
Replies: 3
Views: 242

Re: Sage V95 Update Now Available

More from our friend in the desert, Barry Mishkind: For those of you still worried about the delay from Sage on their update software and/or issues in getting it in by Friday, you will be relieved a bit to know the FCC PSHSB issued a Public Notice, noting that there is a period of 60 days to get thi...
by Shane
Tue Nov 05, 2019 11:49 am
Forum: Broadcast Engineering News
Topic: Sage V95 Update Now Available
Replies: 3
Views: 242

Re: Sage V95 Update Now Available

And a patch already. Unit will work without patch for Nov 8 changes. From Sage... November 5, 2019 This message is from Sage Alerting Systems regarding your Sage Digital ENDEC model 3644. It applies only to users in the United States. Sage has released the Rev 95 firmware update. You will need to in...
by Shane
Sat Oct 26, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: Everything else
Topic: Gary Ellingson passes on
Replies: 0
Views: 163

Gary Ellingson passes on

From CRTech: I know many of you knew Gary Ellingson, with Northwestern Media. He was a great friend, brother and mentor to so many of us, many of us have never known an engineering world without Gary Ellingson in it. God must have some pretty big projects coming up, so he called our Brother home. He...
by Shane
Fri Oct 18, 2019 11:48 am
Forum: AM Radio
Topic: Tower Lighting
Replies: 10
Views: 763

Re: Tower Lighting

by Shane
Thu Aug 22, 2019 3:50 pm
Forum: AM Radio
Topic: finding AM ground radials
Replies: 41
Views: 4541

Re: finding AM ground radials

In 1999, i needed to do something similar, where the goal was to install a propane line from the tank back to the building. Similar finding methods failed so we attempted to guesstimate by sighting back to the tower. It kinda worked. What we missed was simple but a little complicated to explain. The...
by Shane
Sat Aug 17, 2019 9:19 pm
Forum: FCC Discussion
Topic: Fake EAS tones: ABC should know better...
Replies: 9
Views: 326

Re: Fake EAS tones: ABC should know better...

After I read the recent Radio World article on tower rules, something in that may apply here in that an FCC licensee will be responsible for conduct outside the usual FCC jurisdiction. Such as, where a licensee owns a tower on which it has no licensed facilities but doesn’t paint it when needed, the...
by Shane
Fri Aug 16, 2019 11:51 am
Forum: FCC Discussion
Topic: Fake EAS tones: ABC should know better...
Replies: 9
Views: 326

Re: Fake EAS tones: ABC should know better...

I find the words, “transmitted or otherwise sent” intriguing. The first question is, “How else do you send besides transmitting?” The second question is, “Could ‘otherwise sent’ mean by way of an internet stream?” Question #3: Can the FCC regulate that? I wanted to ask these questions this week at a...
by Shane
Fri Jul 19, 2019 12:47 am
Forum: Ask the Engineers
Topic: Wall-pack vs mini-split HVAC
Replies: 3
Views: 138

Re: Wall-pack vs mini-split HVAC

If they are even still around, run fast in the other direction from Fujitsu mini-split units. The tech support is overseas (read: language barrier) and our HVAC co. eventually gave up and installed, on them, a typical traditional system instead. This was a studio, not a transmitter, install. They pu...
by Shane
Fri Jul 12, 2019 10:41 am
Forum: General Computers
Topic: How to Delete a Post
Replies: 5
Views: 2000

Re: How to Delete a Post

If you’re viewing the forum on a smartphone, The Team appears in the drop down menu upper-left next to FAQ on any page. Or click the shield at the bottom of a page.
by Shane
Sun Jun 02, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: AM Radio
Topic: Reading (Pa.) Eagle bankruptcy may take WEEU down
Replies: 0
Views: 193

Reading (Pa.) Eagle bankruptcy may take WEEU down

The Reading (Pa.) Eagle newspaper declared bankruptcy (Ch. 11) March 20. The paper owns and operates WEEU/830. A story that came out in May suggested the station may go dark. The lone bidder for the paper will acquire the radio station assets but doesn’t want the license. An effort is being made to ...
by Shane
Mon May 27, 2019 10:50 pm
Forum: Ask the Engineers
Topic: Sage Digital Endec logging best practices
Replies: 6
Views: 288

Re: Sage Digital Endec logging best practices

Think I saw this elsewhere: G-suite and Gmail won’t work with the Sage units. Or Broadcast Tools but that’s another thread. Regarding the paper logs, that’s what I’ve always done. Pretty much in the same way. Even then, that's an email note also attached to the Station Log. Now I had not thought of ...
by Shane
Sat May 25, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: Everything else
Topic: Climber falls from Iowa tower
Replies: 0
Views: 398

Climber falls from Iowa tower

From: http://www.northpine.com/blog/2019/05/22/contractor-dies-in-fall-from-iowa-tv-tower/ Posted on May 22, 2019 by Jon Ellis A contractor has died after falling from a central Iowa TV tower. KDSM (Des Moines) confirmed the death at its transmitter site near Alleman in a post on its Facebook page: ...
by Shane
Tue Apr 16, 2019 11:33 am
Forum: Ask the Engineers
Topic: Audio dropouts on Yankees game broadcasts
Replies: 34
Views: 1500

Re: Audio dropouts on Yankees game broadcasts

For some reason the engineers never fade that down during ID or commercial breaks.
Old timey thing. The idea was to give the impression you never left the stadium. Also not playing the local spots down the network is unusual anymore.