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It's hard to know where to turn for good solid information on the COVID-19 pandemic, the underlying cause, and what you can do. Two quite different and extraordinary links might provide everything you need to know ...Click for more
If you put a pantyhose filter in front of a microphone, does it work to protect the microphone from passing on a virus?
almost certainly not. In fact, it creates a sense of security that doesn't exist. John Maizels reports with a bit of studio hygiene science ...Click for more
Our Technorama Tuesdays webinars
on the last Tuesday of each month are a great way to stay up on Tech. Each month we present something special, balancing between incredibly technical stuff and some very down to earth basics. If you missed one, don't despair: you can get to the replay here ...Click for more
Less than 24 hours after we announced the location, the world as we know it changed. Our crystal ball might not be any better than yours, but you'd probably like to know what we think about the chances of TR20 going ahead as planned ...Read More
In the past week we've been repeatedly asked: can you get sick from a pop shield? Do pop shields harbour COVID-19? Can you spray pop shields with disinfectant? Should you spray anything? Protecting people from harm is incredibly important, but so is protecting the gear. Fortunately you can do both, and in this article we explain what's going on with a virus, what's safe to use on equipment, and what you can do to stay healthy ...Read More
Are you looking for some tips? Here's a list of things you can do to reduce the risks at your station and hopefully stay live. ...Read More
The Technorama Awards exist to showcase the efforts of the technologists who keep our sector humming. This year three outstanding candidates surfaced, and received peer recognition at TR19 ...Read More
Are you ready to take the next step in your tech career? It could be with 3RRR, who are looking for someone to support studio technology and technical operations. It could be you ...Read More
This month we welcome a new Technoraman to the Board team. Hannah joins us effective immediately, and has promised to bring order to much of our chaos ...Read More
Meet your new Committee, elected to serve from 2019 ...Read More
CMTO asked if we would do a FB Live broadcast to flesh out some aspects of the January 2018 Webinar on Station tech architecture, and take questions. It worked, it was very interactive, and here's the result ...Read More
True or false: FM links are going away? All the spectrum has been sold? Licences aren't being issued or renewed? Bzzzt. All FALSE!! Technorama consulted the Oracle and obtained some very good answers ...Read More
The first thing you need to know: if you care, don't feed the faders
. Food is not good for them at all. But whether you've just bathed a fader in an unspeakable substance, or you have a desk that needs a refresher, here's some cleaning technique that works, and will leave your faders silent and as-smooth-as ...Read More
The AGM has been held, it's a new year, and we have our first full Committee operating under the updated rules ...Read More
In 2018 we updated our rules, in support of better succession planning and smarter governance. If you haven't caught up, or if you're interested in how constitutions work (and who isn't??!) then read what happened, and why the default rules needed changing ...Read More
The Queensland Narrating Service is offering some audio equipment which is surplus to their needs, but might be just what your station needs. Compact mixers, audio interfaces, microphones, bundles of cables and more ...Read More
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