Want to run the SRA? Technical OfFIcer Applications Open

The Student Radio Association is looking to appoint someone to the Administrative Officer role of Technical Officer. The Technical Officer manages the SRA’s digital hardware and software assets, as well as providing support and advice for student stations. They are responsible for managing, maintaining and developing a wide variety of online resources and systems for… read more

Building a Tech Team

Whether you’ve got modern, ‘state-of-the-art’ digital studios or old-school mixing desks and record players, having a tech team that can adapt, develop and keep your gear and presenters on air and sounding amazing is crucial to any student radio station. However, they can often be one of the hardest teams to build, with many stations… read more

Outside Broadcast Tech

From the responses to a recent tweet asking for photos of OBs you have been doing at your stations, it’s clear many of you are not new to OBs. Hopefully, this guide can help those of you already doing them to improve your OB game even more. Been a busy year for us lot at… read more

Loudness! What, Why and How?

Whether you realise it or not, if you are producing any kind of audio output, on air, online or on demand, then you are playing with loudness. You have probably noticed that when you flick between stations, podcasts, YouTube videos or any other content that has audio, the volume coming out of your speakers is… read more

Radio Tech Con 2018

Monday 26th November saw the return of the annual Radio Tech Conference at Savoy Palace, the home of the Institute of Engineering and Technology. Broadcast engineers, and people working in radio tech, came from all round the world to learn about all sorts of exciting things happening around the industry. Steve, our Tech Officer, was… read more