You might not have heard a record scratch because many stations
installed the Cedar "black box". I don't know the official name for it
but I saw a preproduction demo of the gizmo. it hooks between your
station and the transmitter and learns and remove noises, clicks etc,
real time. Because it is constantly monitoring the audio it changes the
algorithm as it goes. It has no controls or operator input capability,
Lou Judson wrote:
> There's a group on the Bay Area who did that recently too.
> It would be really interesting to have a survey of how many and which
> radio stations actually do have turntables in line these days. I'd bet
> most public and lcoal alternative stations do - but maybe not... KPFA
> does, so does KALW. not sure about others... I haven't heard a record
> scratch on air in years so maybe you are right!
> On Oct 5, 2009, at 3:59 PM, Dan Nelson wrote:
>> I just saw a 10"78rpm from a retro folk group out of Oregon.
>> It was pressed on vinyl but LP groove to get the length of the tune
>> on the disc.
>> They wanted to be totally retro i guess and sent these out to djs
>> and radio stations.... dont they know radio stations dont have
>> turntables any more much less a 78 one.