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Radio & TV broadcasting equipment

Any equipment used to transmit from one television/radio device to another.

Contributors in Radio & TV broadcasting equipment

Radio & TV broadcasting equipment

quadraphonic

Broadcasting & receiving; Radio & TV broadcasting equipment

Sound reproduction utilising four speakers. Now superseded by Dolby 5. 1 Surround Sound.

public service announcement (PSA)

Broadcasting & receiving; Radio & TV broadcasting equipment

A commercial, usually shown for free, giving safety information or advice.

promo

Broadcasting & receiving; Radio & TV broadcasting equipment

An announcement (either recorded or live) used to promote the station's image or other event.

producer

Broadcasting & receiving; Radio & TV broadcasting equipment

The person who performs or manages the day to day business operations of a station. Also the person responsible for an individual program - a radio producer or a television producer.

production element

Broadcasting & receiving; Radio & TV broadcasting equipment

A piece of audio that is used in the final audio mix. This may include commercials, music, sound effects, audio effects (eg echo) station id or program signatures or announcements.

potentiometer (POT)

Broadcasting & receiving; Radio & TV broadcasting equipment

A round knob control for increasing or decreasing the volume on a channel.

cue dot

Broadcasting & receiving; Radio & TV broadcasting equipment

A small square inserted in the corner of the picture to inform rebroadcasters that an advertisement break is about to happen.

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