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air check

[′er ‚chek]
(engineering acoustics)
A recording made of a live radio broadcast for filing purposes at the broadcasting facility.
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We all know that air checks are a standard yet critical tool in the radio industry.
I actually love showing interns my first air checks for encouragement because many times their practice sessions look cleaner than my first time actually on air.
Using Observer TS for compliancelogging and air checks, operators can easily extract MPEG metadata and troubleshoot the MPEG transport stream live or from the Observer log.
The nominees will be judged on air checks, ratings history, community involvement and format leadership.
A newly single Donna Air checks in to Hotel Babylon this week, making her comeback to the small screen after five years away raising a family.
They found that air checks did not measure Tritium and C-14; dirt in bended water hoses linking sampling lines and testing devices; and that environmental monitoring stations were not equipped with back-up power systems.
Perhaps of equal importance to those using CD recorders to make analog air checks of live-on-tape broadcasts or copies of out-of-print LPs is the ability to create tracks.
Not only are these recordings about half a century old, many selections are taken from non-commercial sources, such as radio transcriptions or air checks.