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Are these frequencies permitted in Colombia?

I am from Norway and going to Colombia to shoot a short documentary. I am a videographer, not an experienced sound person, therefore I need a bit of help. I have some Sennheiser receiver/transmitter ...
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What (and how) UHF receiver should I buy?

I am in a situation where a UHF mic is being used to transmit audio to a speaker with a built in receiver. In this case, the speaker in question is a Pyle PPHP1241WMU. The actual transmitter has no ...
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How to make somewhat similar radio sound effect from Battlestart Galactica?

I have videos with timing that presents the effect. I may assume that there is some kind of chorus or flanger effect existing there but maybe I'm wrong... And possibly there is multiple voices ...
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Trying to create a DAB radio garbled audio effect

(Previously posted in Amateur Radio: https://ham.stackexchange.com/questions/7335/how-does-dab-radio-garbled-noise-come-about ) I've been fascinated by my digital/DAB radio lately, whose placement in ...
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VHF Radio Sound using SOX

Firstly I profess to know very little about the science of sound and I am struggling to find anyone who has done this with sox. I am looking to build a VHF marine radio simulator on Windows and Linux ...
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What makes these "sweeping" artifacts happen in high pitched audio?

Whenever you record somebody screeching in a very high pitched manner, you will usually get distortions. I will link to some examples (warning: LOUD) Example 1 [48kHz signed 16bit wav]: this almost ...
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Extract similarities between 2 audio files

I want to extract the similarities between 2 audio files. Here's an example so that you guys can get a better idea of what I mean: I have 2 files, one where someone says "Duck goose" alongside some ...
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Software equivalents for the high end hardware microphone pre amps

Is there an (affordable) software version of a microphone preamp (such as the world class but unaffordable avalon 737 specifications) that allows my (phantom powered) nararted voice audio recordings ...
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Extract background music having some files with voice

Let's imagine I have some records of the radio program (for example, 20 different records). The background music is similar but voice is not. Suppose that audio is stereo. Is there a way to extract ...
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Replicate a specific sound effect?

I am trying to replicate a radio sound effect, however, I have been struggling for a few hours and I wasn't able to do it just right. I am trying to replicate the "all by myself" section of this ...
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Location recording and best position for radio lapels?

Hello. I am covering all sound duties except for boom operator for a feature shooting in August. We have a Tascam stereo recorder for the shotgun but I have access to two quality radio lapel mics and ...
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Amp is receiving radio signal?

My amp is playing a lot of radio stations at the same time. The amp model is an Ibanez IBZ10Z, and it's plugged into my keyboard.
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What music streaming services allow for radio broadcasting?

I have a friend who works at a low-power, non-profit, community radio station. They already pay licensing fees to all the music licensing bodies, but we were discussing being able to use a streaming ...
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radio mics, what is in the future

what is the future of radio mics, is it worth spending thousands of euros (or dollars) now for devices that soon may become antiquate? are we expecting some total change or improvement in wireless ...
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how to link audio in and out of several computers together for network training

I want to design and build a device which will take the audio output of several computers ,i.e. a mixer, and feed that output back to the audio inputs of all those computers. The result would be an ...
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Audio Music License for Online Radio Station

I have an Internet Radio Station and have licensed music playing on it. I've read on some websites that I can put only a part from a music which is not licensed for me on my radio station. Does ...
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fake rainfall in a stage setting

I've read that you should just spray a hose up into the air and record close to the ground (preferably on grass), or just wait for a rainy day. But what about in a radio-show or life performance ...
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My instruments sound muffled on consumer gear and radio, even though it sounds okay in the studio? What can I do to fix it and why is it like this?

I have been working on my new single but I feel like it could have a brighter more professional finish. To me, it sounds like there is a problem with the dynamics. The drums and the brass sections ...
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Radio advert project

I have a radio project due in a week and a half's time. I have recorded the dialogue at 44.1, 32 bit. I would just like to know what the radio broadcast level is?
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Live micing mare! 2 performers, ina tight booth, outdoors, 2ft from speakers, no engineer

Ive been asked to spec mics and sound for a outdoor mini theatre production. Involving 2 performers in a booth (think punch & judy lifeseze). Theywant to mic voices and add incidental underscore ...
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Phone coupler with excellent isolation

For recording phone interviews, we have an Excalibur HC-1 phone coupler. Trouble is, there isn't much isolation between send and receive. When doing interviews, if we send it audio, it comes back on ...
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2KM distance FM Transmitter?

I'm looking to do something like a Drive-in cinema but for music play. Is it possible? Is there a FM Transmitter device I can use that can support about 2-3KM coverage? Can it operate at least 12 ...
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Simulating a location recording

I'm looking for a way to convincingly manipulate a studio recording to sound like it's on location - for a radio piece. There are two interlocutors, and while their parts are being recorded separately,...
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Car radio sound

I want to take some spoken word recordings I did on a decent mic in my home studio and make them sound like they are coming from a car radio. I have played with EQ and distortion in Pro Tools, but I'...
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Cell VO effect (Crysis 3 trailer)

Hello, Would you know how to recreate the cell VO effect at the beginning ? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d617cLfcC0M I saw on the facebook page of Charles Deenen (Lead sound designer of this game) ...
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When I load the track in garage band, I can hear it, but I can't see it!

My friends and I do a radio show and we use Garageband to record our individual tracks. Then they get uploaded to our site, where I download them and drag the entire file into Garageband. Voila! ...
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Radio Drama Evaluation

Hey guys, I am needing one of you to evaluate my first effort of a radio drama I produced for my honours project. All it will require is for you to listen to it, take notes during listening, and ...
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audio interface or mixer for live radio on the cheap

similar questions have been asked, but the answers don't fully suit me because they are centered on issues other than the audio interface itself, which is my main incognita https://video....
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Who started the "Radio" sound style we hear today?

Just curious if anyone knows how and when all the weird beeps and boops and stuff started being used in modern radio we hear today.
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Radio Spot Spec Deliveires

Hi, I'm working on my first Radio Spot and I'm not sure about the delivery specs. Of course the voice is in a mono track, but what about Music and FX? are the deliveries usually Mono or Stereo?, in ...
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What is the equivalent samplerate and bitdepth of FM radio?

At its best transmission quality, what is the equivalent samplerate and bitdepth of FM radio? Thanks.
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Free MP2 Converter for Mac

In South Africa, the radio stations requires the sound to be an MPEG Audio Layer II with a Constant Bitrate of 384kbit/sec. I haven't come across this before, and I'm struggling to find a free ...
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Radio Spot Specs

I'm designing and mixing some radio commercials tomorrow, and I'm not sure what the specs are. I heard from one source that it's 0db, and another that it's -12db. I'm sure it's different between ...
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DTS Neural Surround

I just came across this article (Atlanta Braves Radio in Surround): http://radiomagonline.com/digital_radio/hd_radio/atlanta_braves_surround_sound_0907/ And checked out this link: http://www.dts....
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Is anyone using Steinberg's HALion for Sound Design?

I've always tended to layer sounds on a DAW timeline, but am wanting to jump into the sampler world for some of my work. This way I can come up a palette of basic sounds I create by category, and ...
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Mixing sound design with poorly recorded room audio/interviews

Apologies if this has been asked before. I'm designing around voice tracks, some of them recorded in studio and some with a portable recorder on location (talent's house). I find it hard to strike a ...
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Rechargable Batteries for Radio mics

Hi, I am interested in finding out peoples experiences with using rechargeable batteries in radio mics. In the past, I have always used fresh Duracell's with back-up's simply because I didn't want to ...
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Podcasting considerations

I record and edit a lot of short to medium length VO, however the opportunity's come up to look in to doing some slightly longer form productions - specifically, podcasts of about 20 minutes in length....
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Radio Lab - A well and interestingly produced internet chat show

Hey everyone, Just thought I'd share my most recent discovery: www.radiolab.org It's a chat show that covers many topics, mostly highly unusual, but nicely produced and put together from a sound ...
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Remove cloth sound from radio mics

Hello forum, I was wondering, how do you guys deal with cloth sounds on radio mic recordings. Is there any way to get rid of this? I tried to deal with it with the normal noise reduction tools, but ...