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Ah ha! Nice work, Marcos!

--Maddie :)


On Wed, Jun 14, 2017 at 12:59 PM, Marcos Sueiro Bal <[log in to unmask]>
wrote:

> After hearing a few more of these, I think I have figured it out. They
> seem to have used the (handmade?) buzzer blasts as a sort of audio
> countdown for the start of the program. Definitely not for broadcast!
>
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8o0dYPfN-PM
>
> Thanks again,
>
> Marcos
>
> Marcos Sueiro Bal
> Senior Archivist, New York Public Radio
> 646 829 4063
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List [mailto:
> [log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Mark Durenberger
> Sent: Wednesday, June 14, 2017 8:22 AM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Help me identify this broadcast sound!
>
> WCCO, the giant radio station in Minnesota, once used a far more powerful
> version of that sound for its on-air severe-weather alerting.  It was
> created by placing a metal bar on an Aerovox Corp Type 9205 bulk tape
> eraser and switching the eraser on/off.  MUCH scarier!
>
>
> Cheers!
>
> Mark Durenberger
> Pavek Museum of Broadcasting
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List [mailto:
> [log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Marcos Sueiro Bal
> Sent: Wednesday, June 14, 2017 7:05 AM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Help me identify this broadcast sound!
>
> Thanks to everyone who replied. I gather this must have been an
> experiment, and not broadcast.
>
> Ha, I remember building those kinds of buzzers in my youth.... with an
> electromagnet and a piece of metal.
>
> Marcos
>
> Marcos Sueiro Bal
> Senior Archivist, New York Public Radio
> 646 829 4063
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List [mailto:
> [log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of John Haley
> Sent: Tuesday, June 13, 2017 5:52 PM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Help me identify this broadcast sound!
>
> Sure sounds like an alarm clock to me.  Note that the pitch drops a
> little.  Something to restore!
>
> Best,
> John Haley
>
>
> On Tue, Jun 13, 2017 at 12:49 PM, Marcos Sueiro Bal <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
>
> > This is from a 1968 International Interview recording. It comes after
> > a 1kHz tone and seems like some kind of alarm, but it is reportedly
> > not part of any Emergency Broadcast System nor CONELRAD. It is unknown
> > whether this sound was actually broadcast.
> >
> > http://nyprarchives.tumblr.com/post/161747409571/now-
> > what-the-heck-is-this-sound-at-the-start-of-an
> >
> > Thanks for any help!
> >
> > Marcos Sueiro Bal
> > Senior Archivist, New York Public Radio
> > 646 829 4063
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List [mailto:
> > [log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Paul Jackson
> > Sent: Monday, June 12, 2017 2:16 PM
> > To: [log in to unmask]
> > Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] CTEA 2018: it's coming
> >
> > 2018 is when many works of 1923 will become public domain as there are
> > no additional extensions available.
> >
> > A work that was first copyrighted on April 10, 1923, and renewed
> > between April 10, 1950, and April 10, 1951, would formerly have fallen
> > into the public domain after April 10, 1979. The current law extends
> > this copyright through the end of 2018. These second-term copyrights
> > cannot be renewed again. Under the law, their extension to the maximum
> > 95-year term is automatic and requires no action in the Copyright Office.
> >
> > On 6/12/2017 8:52 AM, Eli Bildirici wrote:
> > > Apropos of some of the conversations being had here about copyright
> > > issues surrounding recordings: next year will mark twenty years
> > > since
> > the last Copyright Term Extension Act. As you all know, the copyright
> > term situation is already comically bad, but there is no reason to
> > believe Congress won't vote to make it even worse next year,
> > particularly having the absolute gift that is this dysfunctional
> > clownshow of a presidential administration to distract everyone - to
> > say nothing of the rest of their own regressive agenda. (Not that this
> > isn't a bipartisan policy...) Given that, seems to me that organizing
> against this needs to be happening now.
> > Typing 'Copyright Term Extension Act' into Google already yields an
> > autocomplete of 'of 2018', and ludicrously enough, among the top hits
> > for such is a legal article arguing for such an extension. The
> > archivist community in particular, I think, understands the chilling
> > effect this has on the preservation of cultural treasures (beyond,
> > say, making a personal copy and then waiting for Godot, lest you be
> > sued into oblivion by some rights troll). Defeating this bill would
> > amount to preserving the status
> > quo: already not great, but at least it would begin allowing some
> > works - not music, given the even more opaque state copyright regime
> > it lives under; not for another fifty years - but at least it would
> > begin allowing some works published 1923 and on to pass into the
> > public domain in the next few years, instead of delaying that
> eventuality yet another twenty years.
> > > I'm not sure what chance we'd have...but we should at least try, right?
> > >
> > > Eli Bildirici
> > > (347) 837-8337
> > >
> > > ---
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> > > http://www.avg.com
> > >
> >
>



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