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Volts, current and not becoming dead

Volts, current and not becoming dead

Do you know how dangerous electricity really is, and where the dividing line is between annoying-tingle, and prostrate on the floor? Might be worth a read ...
Find a Technorama Webinar replay!

Find a Technorama Webinar replay!

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 ...
TR23 thanks and survey

TR23 thanks and survey

We're done and dusted for TR23, and what a wonderful time we all hand - really, truly. If you attended and haven't filled in the feedback form, it's here. And if you want to know what you missed then click through ...
Let's ChatGPT! with Hannah Murray: now available for replay!

Let’s ChatGPT! with Hannah Murray: now available for replay!

Generative AI is all over the news and net, but what does it actually do - and could you use it at your station? You betcha. Hannah Murray delivered an amazing TR Tuesday on 12 December 2023, and you can watch the replay to find out what the fuss is all about ...
Did you miss our mailouts?

Did you miss our mailouts?

FOMO: it's a thing. If you're not receiving the Technorama mailouts, then you possibly haven't signed up. Here's how, and here's where you'll find the mailouts you missed. And before you click the link, look for the signup form somewhere on this page ...
Technorama Tuesdays - Why Pi could change your life

Technorama Tuesdays – Why Pi could change your life

How clever could you be with Raspberry Pi? Check out the replay here. Ahead of TR23 Training Day we focused Technorama Tuesdays on the Pi, and you can watch the replay. Terry O'Connor and Evan Wyatt showed us a trick or two, and how to implement cool IT and clever station projects for very little coin ...
Recover your membership:  support Technorama in the best way possible

Recover your membership: support Technorama in the best way possible

Are you one of our cherished members who was (frustratingly) mistreated by our previous membership system? Has your membership gone away unexpectedly? Do you feel unloved by Technorama? Oops and apologies! But don't worry: there's a simple cure and we have it right here ...
Help CMTO write the new Certificate IV Tech units - and be paid

Help CMTO write the new Certificate IV Tech units – and be paid

Do you have skills in some or all of broadcast tech, training, documentation, or course development? You could be the person for whom the CMTO is looking, as we create the brand new Certificate IV training for broadcast technologists in Australia ...
2022/23 Committee elected

2022/23 Committee elected

AGM and elections are over for another year - and we have achieved so much. Congrats to the incoming committee, and thanks to those who are standing down after many years ...
Technorama at CBAA2022:  Helping you to avoid DISASTER

Technorama at CBAA2022: Helping you to avoid DISASTER

Because you're well organised, you have a plan B just in case. But have you gone far enough? What if something unthinkable happens? The existence of a Plan C will set you apart from the rabble ...
DR/BR lesson from 9/11: have backup on backup on backup - and a <strong><i>Plan C.</i></strong>

DR/BR lesson from 9/11: have backup on backup on backup – and a Plan C.

11 September 2001. Over-the-air broadcasting in New York stopped, very suddenly, when an unthinkable event happened. No broadcaster's Disaster Recovery plan included a chapter on what to do if a 500m high building and its infrastructure suddenly ceased to exist. The story of how New York got back on air, and the lessons learned are the stuff of legend, and relevant to every community broadcaster in Australia, even if you only have 10 watts on a water tower ...
TR Tuesday <strong color="red">Rewind</strong>: Stump the Chumps 12 July 2022

TR Tuesday Rewind: Stump the Chumps 12 July 2022

Watch the replay! Our ChumpStumpers were at it again in July, answering a heap of questions thrown at them on the night. Working without a safety net or high-viz clothing, the team engaged with the audience live ...

Technorama Tuesday Webinar 28 Feb 2023 1800 AEDT: Top Tips to Avoid Disaster!

Technorama Tuesday Webinar 28 Feb 2023 1800 AEDT: Top Tips to Avoid Disaster!

It's so easy to avoid some tech disasters at your station if you just keep an eye on the ball. If you missed the session at CBAA or Converge (and even if you didn't) this is a great opportunity to get a backgrounder in risk management and things to think about to avoid DISASTER ...
Our Constitution and Rules

Our Constitution and Rules

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 ...

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