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STUDIO MASTERS FOR 1992


TREVOR B
* 1 Luxembourg 1440 medium wave closes in 1992 - Infra-Draw - Keynsham - Stayblonde - Brunitex - Lord Haw Haw - Dipole, IEE News ### M32 by Andy
* 2 All Over for Tape Hisssss - curtains for analogue tape? - Dolby S - 3 heads - John Baldy, Q ### M34
* 3 End of Europe short wave coverage from Radio Netherlands - Jonathan Marks ### M31
* 4 NRPB Microwave radiation hurts the eye - biological effects of non-ionising radiation - use phone for 2 hours ### M31
* Electronic tags for only USD1 - ISM 27MHz - free from interference?! - Electronic Weekly ### M31
* Engineers boring and unambitious - ### M31
* 8 New from Apple - telephones - personal communicators - CDROM Mac PDAs - Sony - Larry Black, Independent ### M31
* start missing/Ford Dunton car audio - build their own - anechoic chamber - antenna performance - acoustic mannequin - Geoff Howard ### M20
* Andy - Dynavector Super Stereo - HiFi Exhibition /slower/ ### M16
* Andy - Dynavector Super Stereo - LMC Remote Control - 4 rooms - video throughout house /levels/ ### M16
* repeats


TREVOR J / Andy Reports / M15 / ~March 1992
* Cable underground - USA ahead ### M37
* Eclipse Caltech Maxwell ### M49
* Radio 101.6 Classic test ### M38
* Recordings number stations - Andy - Simon Mason - ### (M37) M39
* 34m - Radio 1 - Michael Jackson - Mike Smash - Silver Jubilee - great guys - adore - revere - Tony Blackburn
* 36m - Andy - Sky at Night - 35 years old - Patrick Moore - Mariner 2 - Quatermass - eruption - tectonic - Venus - radar -
* Recording Veronica AM - 1395 - London area ### M46
* Radio Tape 4 - extract - radiofax - ### M46
* Recording Pirate FM test ### M46
* Amberley Chalk Pit Museum ### M52
* Kew Bridge Steam Museum ### M54
* Kew Music Museum - ### M54
* Recording Radio Wimbledon - half world population - ### M54
* 1h24 - TST Rock - Tim Bucknall - SW reports - long 49m band station list - 3MHz list

* M15 fragment

M21 / TREVOR L
* 1 Radiofax Country recording - Caroline grounded - Media Network ### M26
* 2 Channel 5 franchise - retuning - VCRs - satellite receivers - games - not liable after new equipment installed - filter - notch - Television - Gareth Foster, Whitton - cross polarised - stupid - Irish - French - protection lost - splitter unsatisfactory - ghosts - diplexer ### M27
* 3 Taking a Stand - breaking human rights - offshore - taking action - directive - Article 10 - ARD - ZDF - Autonics - ignore - British pirate radio act - hindering freedom - no legal basis - D2MAC - non compatibility - compensate consumers - Andrew von Gamm, International Broadcasting ### M28


TREVOR K / M7 PARTIAL
* 1 Apple dispute ends out of Court - computers vs Beatles - Tony Mitchell ### M25
* 2 Bubbles and Squeaks - washing machines - common problems - floods - socks - tumble driers - refrigerators - Gareth Parry, Guardian ### M26
* 3 HDTV Wide Eyed and Clueless - 16:9 / Cinevision - 625 to 1250 lines - 50 to 100Hz - Pal Plus - Barry Fox, International Broadcasting ###M26 & M34
* 4 TV3 Loses Franchise in Ireland - James Morris shocked - IRTC - consortium failed - Neville Farmer, Pro Sound News ### M30
* Talkback In Nicam TIN - hidden talkback sound using additional capacity in NICAM TV sound in a feed from TV AM ### M30
* 5 Robot automated TV cameras - saving costs - operators out of work - Radamec EPO - Vinten - Ian White, International Broadcasting ### M27
* 6 Marchioness Disaster - Nick Flaherty Electronic Engineering demonstrates use of modern infra red camera technology ### M36
* 7 Public Address in the Channel Tunnel - TML asssuming worst scenario - thousands of loudspeakers - 140 cross passages ### M32


* TREVOR M ~February 1992
* 1 History of Nicam - experiments at Crystal Palace - 1958 tests - Network 3 left + TV sound right - 625 lines Band 5 - Zenith GE 1966 - Sound In Syncs - Keith Hamer & Gary Smith, Television
* 2 8m - Jazz FM revamp - not making money - other forms of Jazz - John Bradford - sorry to disappoint - really Jazz? - Richard Cook, The Wire - angry founder Dave Lee ousted - Jeremy Vine, R4 Today
* 3 Test card music ### M27
* 4 Bob Tomalski VCRs - too difficult to use ### M24
* 5 Mod levels on FM ### M30
* 6 26m - Atlantic 252 Jocksearch 91 - myth about women's voices - Clare Ashford, 26 - St Mary's Hospital Radio London - scoffed at archaic long wave - 3m listeners - like to keep a piratey feel - 40 song playlist - competitions - Berlin Wall - JICRAR - wipeout by INR? - Alexander Garrett, Guardian
* 7 33m - BBC Discord Over 24 Hour Radio News - long wave - no appetite - Gulf War transmissions - Strategy Review Group - Marmaduke Husssey - John Birt - Tony Hall - Jenny Abramsky - £12m/year - divide Radio 4 audience - Michael Checkland - charter renewal - Maggie Brown, Independent
* Radio Companion - 300 page radio guide - old and new programmes - when - who - by Paul Donovan, Sunday Times - £25 - like Leslie Halliwell Film TV Guides - Independent
* Greg Dyke, London Weekend Television - next chair ITV Association - Independent
* 8 Slow Start for AM stereo - RTHK - Metro - Peter Quinn, Asia Pacific Broadcasting ### M33
* 9 Pirate TV in the west country - Robin Parker, 45 - Independent ### M27
* 10 Dolby digital cinema sound - open cinema curtains - secret Christmas release - CDS to die - Barry Fox, Studio Sound ### M33


TREVOR T SPARKS as M43
* first 31 minutes - better quality - used into ### M43


TREVOR T2 ~July 1992
* 1 Radon
* 2 Audio power amps - PSU issues - Ben Duncan, Line UP ### M57 /false start 3
* 3 DNA - important word is acid - gene therapy - decode by 2007 - eugenic abuse - Dr John Colley, Observer ### M58
* 4 Caroline Mike Barraclough Letchworth reports Radio Caroline on 6305 from Ireland M57
* Spotted by Jodie in Media Guardian - Radio Caroline require Experienced AOR Programme Controller - satellite - contact Linda Hayward ### M57
* Joe Meek Museum - rich benefactor required - advert in Private Eye ### M57
* 5 Preserve Bletchley Park - appeal launched in London - Ultra secret - Hut 6 - first computer - £7m - museum campus - Turing (Enigma not mentioned then) ### M58
* 6 State of CD sales - additional items - price reduced - cutting off industry life blood - Danny Kelly, Radio 4, Today
* "8" BBC Future Lies in the Small Print - Charter renewal - government Green Paper soon - 15 years or indefinite - 'one of us' - Eric Barent, University of London
* 8 41m - Reputation of engineers - Clive Sinclair C5 - Whittle Jet - Thames Barrier - gas grid - Dublin atmospheric railway - Sue Nelson, The Parts, Radio 4 - Ireland atmospheric railway
* 9 46m - Pictures sent digitally - discrete cosine transform DCT - JPG - MPEG - Fractal transform compression - repeating detail - Mandlebrot - Brian Aird, Audio Visual
* 10 55m - Hydrogen car - 100,000 cars in a few years - fuel of future - Yamanouchi, Mazda - John Vidal, Guardian
* 11 57m - Bob Tomalski and Sue Nelson gadgets on TV - silly season - camcorder - Video 8 - auto tracking camera - interactive discs - The Parts
* 12 1h01m - Electric shocks - shoe better on hand than foot - oil industry conducting rubber boots - Dipole, IEE News


TREVOR V ~mid July 1992
* 1 crop circle competition - results - 12 teams - £3000 prize - West Wycombe, Buckinghamshire - hoaxers - John Vidal, Guardian
* 2 4m - National Sound Archive -
* 3 11m - Try Try Trying Again With AM - AM is USA - Charles Taylor, Radio World
* 4 19m - DCC - Philips - PASC - Alan Mornington-West, AES
* 5 26m - Two memories of Daventry - Sir Francis Mclean, 1926-1972 - unattended - Third Programme - 5XX building - water cooling hissing - aerial switching duty - bifurcating switch - Don Bowman, 1942-1964 - BBC, Prospero
* 6 32m - Tonschreiber tape in the war - shellac discs - restoring - new hope - Alan Ward, Playback
* 7 39m - Fibre Optic thermometer OFT - thermocouple - Johnson Matthey - Vacuum Semiconductor Processing Show - Electronic Engineering
* 8 42m - Jo Meek Museum - £230,000 - Telstar - BBC documentary - Joe Hoskin, Pro Sound News Europe
* 44m - Toe Rag Music - vintage equipment - old mics - reverb plates - Liam Watson - Josh Collins - Xenon Shoepe
* 9 RNI on a train - Media Network ### M58
* 10 Classic FM - Kaleidoscope ### M58
* 11 BSkyB block community TV - Marco Polo - re-use unwated satellite - Richard Brooks, Observer ### M58
* issue discussed on Sunrise Radio 1413 - life changed - listen all day - not want to watch TV says Avtar Lit ### M58
* repeat


TREVOR Y ~ early August 1992
* 1 Porn on Astra Red Hot Dutch
* 2 Caroline Programme Controller - Jodie visits Regent Street - ticket agency - Suite 500 - letters waiting - false address - wind up - Guardian - Paul Fraser - no payment
* 3 31 July 1992, David Mellor - broadcasting minister - Desert Island Discs - Sue Lawley - future of BBC - fourth time
* 4 No such thing as a free channel - Sky football - Canal Plus - profitable - cost of freedom - Harold Lind, Media Guardian
* 5 Expo Spain air conditioning - shade - vegetation - water - microclimate - pergolas - photosynthesis - wall of water - British pavilion - smartcards - fingerprint readers - BULL - Michael Chadwick, Spantech, IEE Review
*
* 6 Interference on 6.3 6270/6310 - 6360 - SITOR Rugby spurii - GKE3 6215 - GKP3 6219 - over one month - boundary fence - immensely strong
* Caroline 6305 from Harmony
* DTI - serious story - Merlin 6240 - Wooferton 6240 spurious - two transmitters - logged in USA
* RA Quarterly Complaints Bulletin - Sunrise Bradford Urdu only - 960 identical letters - LBC presenter imitated Asian accent - B.A. Young, Financial Times
* 7 Science Museum Swindon store
* 8 FM pirates - drugs - raves -
* 9 Tony Prince Luxembourg - Capital
* 10 Lethal Algae
* 11 Business Account BATV - BBC Select - weekly viewing habit - encyypted - subscription - BMTV Edward Fennell, Accountancy Times
* 12 Petrol station vapour capture - Gilbarco Euroline - new pumps - Esso View
* 13 Television Licence officers - stop bothering - 17 years no TV - pursued for years - search warrant obtained by lying - sheriffs court
* Music
* '11' Daventry Sunday 29 March 1992 close down -Skelton C - Wofferton - Waveguide, BBC World Service



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Will the BBC ever report on science without "dumbing it down"? Has it ever occurred to them that most listeners have been through the British education system and in the process been exposed to at least two years of general science with many even going on to get O-Grade/Level or higher qualifications. Some listeners and viewers even have degrees in scientific subjects! But whenever a science story comes up in the news or as a subject for a programme, it is reported in such a simplistic way that anyone who is actually interested in the subject ends up getting little or no information out of it. Hoorah for Radiofax!

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