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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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To this day, he still reviews airchecks to see what he could have done better during his shows.
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In July the Federal Communications Commission proposed a new requirement "that broadcasters retain recordings of their programming"--known as "airchecks" in the trade--"in order to increase the effectiveness of the Commission's process for enforcing restrictions on obscene, indecent, and profane broadcast programming." In other words, the government wants stations to keep tapes of all their programs so regulators can check the record when someone files a complaint.
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