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by n8rat
Wed Oct 30, 2019 3:11 pm
Forum: Ask the Engineers
Topic: Recommendations for EAS box?
Replies: 5
Views: 753

Re: Recommendations for EAS box?

Hi Kevin, I agree with your sentiments on DASDEC. They are quoting us about a thousand dollars for another upgrade to our software. Seems we just spent around $500 not that long ago to do a previous upgrade. Not only that, they mentioned our unit is almost 10 years old now with a life expectancy of ...
by n8rat
Tue Apr 09, 2019 10:34 am
Forum: FM Radio
Topic: Gotta love Westwood One
Replies: 16
Views: 1743

Re: Gotta love Westwood One

This would have been a Max receiver at the time. I guess they were using some kind of sub-audible system (presumably 25/35) at the time somewhere in the audio chain that triggered the Max's End of Game relay. This happened to hundreds of stations across the country. Since we were totally automated &...
by n8rat
Mon Apr 08, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: FM Radio
Topic: Gotta love Westwood One
Replies: 16
Views: 1743

Re: Gotta love Westwood One

Yeppers. And it's NOT a vanity call...lol. Yeah, we lost the Super Bowl that year, along with dozens of other stations. Westwood claimed an instrument from a nearby marching band generated a sub-audible note of the right frequency that tripped their decoder. I guess they never heard of a high-pass f...
by n8rat
Fri Apr 05, 2019 9:53 am
Forum: FM Radio
Topic: Gotta love Westwood One
Replies: 16
Views: 1743

Re: Gotta love Westwood One

Anyone remember WW-1 firing the EOM during the Super Bowl pre-game a few years ago? What a cluster **** that was!
by n8rat
Fri Aug 17, 2018 9:46 am
Forum: FM Radio
Topic: Information Request
Replies: 4
Views: 364

Re: Information Request

The more information you can provide, the more specific suggestions you will receive. :D If your programming source is satellite delivered, verify proper reception of your satellite signal. XDS and Wegener receivers (the most common used for broadcast) have relative signal strength indicators as wel...