CHAPTER 8

Radio Studios

This chapter explains the facilities used for making radio programs, from the microphone in the studio to the link that takes the program to the transmitter. Arrangements for remote broadcasting from outside the studio are covered in Chapter 10, with program links in Chapter 11.

Types of Studios

Radio studios are special rooms where audio programs or contributions are produced for broadcasting. Apart from their technical facilities, the important thing about studios is that they are designed or adapted to be isolated from outside sounds, so there is no background noise interference with a program. Inside they have special acoustic treatment on the walls and ceilings to control the amount of reverberation (the persistence ...

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