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Radio & TV broadcasting equipment

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

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Radio & TV broadcasting equipment

cue burn

Broadcasting & receiving; Radio & TV broadcasting equipment

Relates to the days of vinyl records (33rpm , 45rpm). This cueing back and forth would rub the vinyl and damage the records creating a characteristic noise.

cueing

Broadcasting & receiving; Radio & TV broadcasting equipment

Whilst the previous record was playing the DJ would attempt to find the beginning of the song on the next record.

coverage

Broadcasting & receiving; Radio & TV broadcasting equipment

The percentage of households that can tune into a radio station within the theoretical broadcast radius.

crossfade

Broadcasting & receiving; Radio & TV broadcasting equipment

The technique where a DJ, producer or engineer fades out the out going track at the same time as fading in the new track.

crash

Broadcasting & receiving; Radio & TV broadcasting equipment

When an announcement, jingle or graphic overlaps with a fixed point in the schedule (eg the news or a time signal), usually due to poor timing.

copy

Broadcasting & receiving; Radio & TV broadcasting equipment

The written material used in producing a PSA, promo, or commercial that is meant to be read out by the DJ or presenter.

clutter

Broadcasting & receiving; Radio & TV broadcasting equipment

An excessive number of non-programme elements (such as commercials) appearing one after another.

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