Kohler generator. Simple, unassuming looks - but it can be a lifesaver!
Providence, RI – This week: POWER. Not such "fight the" but rather "emergency backup"! RIPR and the Wheeler School are installing an emergency backup power generator at WELH 88.1FM on November 20th. This will allow us to stay up and running during a power outage for almost five days!
Credit An Omnia 6 FM processor, also used on WRNI 102.7FM
Providence, RI – Audio purists refer to it as the scourge of music, but "audio processing" is a critical part of any radio station's transmitter system...automatically making content with wildly different volumes all sound consistent, so you don't have to constantly adjust your volume knob.
Providence, RI – SOLAR OUTAGES. I know, I know, it sounds like the next (terrible) Michael Bay movie, but it's far more benign and a function of orbital dynamics, satellite program delivery, and the tilt of the earth. Wondering what the heck I'm talking about? Read on to find out!
Providence, RI – This is a test. This is a test of the Emergency Engineer's Corner. It is only a test. Those iconic words (perhaps slightly paraphrased) coupled with the tell-tale "brraaaaap... brraaaaap...brraaaaap" data tones, are widely known as the Emergency Alert System, or EAS.