Calrec X2 Console to Debut Live With Radio IBC
September 5, 2007
IBC’s official radio station, Radio IBC 105.6 FM, has selected a 12-fader Calrec X2 digital radio console to provide 10 hours of daily live-to-air content for the duration of this year’s show.
Transmitting from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Radio IBC 105.6 FM will operate from a studio located at the heart of the RAI Centre, with an additional booth next door to IBC TV News in the Park Suite, opposite the main entrance to Hall 8.
Radio IBC will distribute 10,000 free, pre-tuned personal FM receivers to IBC visitors and exhibitors. Internet users will be able to tune in online at fader www.radioibc.com, while the My Radio IBC personalized RSS feed completes the listening options. Radio IBC will also stream live video to the Park Suite booth from a Webcam based in the studio.
The X2 is an all-digital self-op radio or Grams console designed for on-air operation, built on Calrec’s Bluefin High Density Signal Processing (HDSP) technology. X2 has been chosen by the BBC for the next phase of the BBC English Regions radio refurbishment program.
Calrec will be at stand 8.574.