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The Broadcasters' Desktop Resource

The Virtual Lunch Gathering!

Each Thursday at 2 PM Eastern, 11 AM Pacific, we get together to
discuss topics of interest to broadcasters and learn things.

Upcoming Events:                                            

  • September 23 -
  • September 30 -
  • October 7 - 
  • October 14th - Digital AM with Conrad Troutmann
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Recordings of our Lunch Gatherings are usually posted a day or so afterward on the Youtube theBDRnet channel. 

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TOPICS
THE LATEST VIDEOS
Centenary Radio - WBZ - Donna Halper and Barry 9/16/21 Video
5G Update - Mark Johnson - LinkUp Communications 9/9/21 Video
How Long is Long Enough? - - Jeff Welton - Nautel - 9/2/21 Video
Cybersecurity - Wayne Pecena (8/26/21) Video
Inside the ABIP - Mike Langner (8/19/21) Video
Effective Troubleshooting Policies- Gordon Carter - (8/12/21)Video
AUDIO CONSOLES
Audio Consoles move from analog to digital - Tag Borland (Logitek) (12/3/20)Video
AM TRANSMISSION
High Efficiency Broadband Antenna - Grady Moates (11/12/20)Video
High Efficiency BroadBand Antenna with Grady Moates ( 4/30/20)Video
Method of Moments - Ben Dawson & Stephen Lockwood (1/21/21)Video
Digital AM Operations - Dave Kolesar (10/8/20)Video
NRSC Measurements with Burt Weiner (5/28/20)Video
AUDIO & VIDEO STREAMING
StreamGuys - Robert Minnix (7/15/22) Video
HLS Audio - Greg Ogonowski - StreamS (3/18/21) Video
Multi-Cam Systems - Mary Ann Seidler/Stan Walbert (9/10/20)Video
Right Streaming Choices - Mike Erickson (Wireless Media) (7/9/20)Video
RadioDJ - Greg Ogonowski (6/24/21) Video
AUDIO PROCESSING
Audio Processing vs Multipath - Frank Foti (Telos Alliance) (6/18/20)Video
Audio Processing, Streaming, and Podcasts - Cornelius Gould (10/29/20)Video
The XPN-AM Audio Processor - Bob Orban (7/16/20)Video
CODECS
APT MPX Links - Tony Peterle (3/11/21)Video
The Tieline Gateway - Doug Ferber/Jacob Daniluck (2/11/21)Video
CallMe IP codec family - Mike Dosch/Ian Prowse (2/25/21)Video
Blade 4 - Jay Tyler (Wheatstone) (8/27/20)Video
IP audio transport with Tony Gervasi (GatesAir) (5/21/20)Video
CONSOLES
Audio Consoles move from analog to digital - Tag Borland (Logitek) (12/3/20)Video
CYBER SECURITY
Cybersecurity - Wayne Pecena (8/26/21) Video
Station IT Security with Fred Gleason (Paravel) (4/23/20)Video
DIGITAL TRANSMISSION
Digital AM Operations - Dave Kolesar (10/8/20)Video
EAS
Reviewing the NPT (8/12/21) Video
EAS for the NPT (7/22/21) Video
A Chat with the FEMA - Mark Lucero (4/29/21)Video
NWS Partical County Activations - Schott, Berc, Hart (4/22/21)Video
FEMA uses IPAWS to link non-weather alerts to NWR - Ed Czarnecki (9/17/20)Video
FCC ISSUES
Inside the ABIP - Mike Langner (8/19/21) Video
FCC Exposure Rules - Raj Mathur (5/27/21) Video
ABIP and you - Ken Benner (9/17/20)Video
FM ANTENNAS AND TRANSMISSION
FM Antenna Patterns - Shively (7/10/21) Video
Antenna Patterning - Sean Edwards, Bob Surette, Kyle Sanders - Shively (10/22/20)Video
Slug Tuning for a Better Antenna Match - Steve Wilde - American Amplifier Tech (1/28/21)Video
Antenna Matching 102 - Steve Wilde - American Amplifier Tech (4/15/21)Video
Maxxcasting & Zonecasting - Bert Goldman (12/10/20)Video
Diplexing FMs - Steve Moreen (Dielectric) (8/13/20)Video
Liquid-Cooled FM with Don Backus (Rohde & Schwarz) (6/11/20)Video
As the Antenna Burns - Clay Freinwald (3/25/21)Video
HISTORY
Centenary Radio - WBZ 9/16/21 Video
Centenary Radio - WBZ 9/16/21 Video
A Century of Broadcasting: Fact & Myth - Donna Halper & Barry Mishkind (11/26/20)Video
Audio Recording History - Jack Mullin (AES) (12/24/20) Video
Drake-Chenault Radio Automation - Hank Landsberg Video
Texas Broadcast Museum - Chuck Conrad (9/3/20)Video
THE MAINTENANCE SHIFT
How Long is Long Enough? - - Jeff Welton - Nautel - 9/2/21 Video
Effective Troubleshooting Policies- Gordon Carter - (8/12/21)Video
Planning for Maintenance - Jeff Welton - (3/4/21)Video
Maintenance Issues - Group Discussion - (11/19/20)Video
Burning Down the House - Jeff Welton - (4/1/21)Video
Avoiding Single Points of Failure - Jeff Welton - (1/7/21)Video
MICROPHONES
Designing Sennheiser Headphones & microphones - Brian Walker - (10/15/20)Video
Shure Broadcast Microphones - Michael Petterson- (8/6/20)Video
PROGRAM AUTOMATION
Unscaring you about Rivendell - John Anderson (Paravel) - (7/23/20)Video
SATELLITE ISSUES
5G Update - Mark Johnson - LinkUp Communications 9/9/21 Video
5G Update - Mark Johnson - LinkUp Communications 9/9/21 Video
The C-Band Revamp status with Mark Johnson (LinkUp) - (4/16/20) Video
C-Band Lump Sum payments - Mark Johnson - Linkup - (8/27/20)Video
STUDIO DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION
NIRO - Acoustic analysis for studios - John Storyk and Peter D'AntonionVideo
Planning Your Studio - Gordon Carter - (11/5/20)Video
Angry Audio/Studio Hub - Clark Novak, Mike Dosch - Angry Audio - (10/1/20)Video
TEST AND MONITORING GEAR
RF Hawkeye - Dan Glavin (Dielectric (7/29/21) Video
AVATAR - Chuck Kelly (BE/Elenos) (12/17/20)
sUAS (drones) using IR cameras for antenna and tower inspection - Paul Shulins (4/8/21)Video
IP Audio Monitoring with Ben Barber (Inovonics) (6/4/20)Video
Getting Remote Delta Temperatures - John Ahern (Davicom) - (7/30/20)Video
Remote Control Features and Flash Update - Bob Tarsio (BDI) - (8/20/20)Video
Nautel's App: a bridge to HTML5 - Matt Herdon - (9/24/20)Video
TRANSMITTER SITE OPERATIONS
Linking the Gozoutas to the Gozintas - - Jeff Welton - Nautel Video
Grounding at the end of a Brand Circuit - Tom LaBarge - Groundlinx - (2/18/21)Video
Static Dissipation - Jim Burt (Nott Limited) - (6/25/20)Video
Getting the Best out of Ferrites - Jeff Welton - Nautel - (2/4/21)Video
BackUPS with Hank Landsberg (Henry Engineering) - (5/14/20)Video
Power Clamp - Hank Landsberg - Henry Engineering - (1/14/21)Video
TRAINING PROGRAMS
Finding Elmers - not glue - Jeff Welton Nautel - (5/6/21)Video

Do you have any suggestions for topics to cover during the meeting or things you would like to learn from manufacturers or vendors, please let us know!

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Lunch Gathering Info/Links

  • 1. This week's recording will show up here in a few days.

  • 2. Internet-based Broadcast Industry Mailing Lists: www.radiolists.net

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