Riding the Desk, Day One
Rig Day 8am Call time
- Organised Radio (personal) mics
- Replaced batteries
- Plugging in mics
- Testing Levels
- Channel Test and hooking up
Doing 'Grams' (originates from sound supervisor playing off a gramaphone) using the software, 'Spot On' which is a system that assigns music and SFX (.WAV and MP3)
+ "Piffle" or PFL: (Pre fade listen) Listening to something withouth fading it up, gallery etc. cant hear it.
+ TBU or Telephone Balance Unit connects callers live on air
+ Hooked up audience mic on the Gantry (some studios have a grid) see photos.