Archive for the ‘Outside Broadcast’ Category

From Indoor to Here

Yorkshire has a very fine local sporting heritage; some top class darting action, dominoes, table skittles, shove ha’penny, maybe some cribbage if one is feeling continental. Most of these games made their televised debut in the late, lamented Indoor League, hosted by professional Yorkshireman Fred Trueman. This show ran for five years in the 1970′s, and […]

Another Night at the Opera…

Back in August we wrote about our involvement in a major live television event in Austria. You may recall Calrec supplied the audio console that handled surround-sound routing for a full-scale, live-to-air production of Mozart’s opera “The Abduction From the Seraglio” in two hangars at Salzburg Airport. It was an event that the host broadcaster […]

A Night at the Opera

  Born in Salzburg, Mozart pegged it to Vienna in his mid-twenties, so it is fitting that a live-broadcast of Mozart’s Die Entführung aus dem Serail, designed exclusively for TV and primed for live broadcast next week, should be produced from Hangar 7 at Salzburg Airport. Part of this year’s Salzburg festival, this amazing live […]

Soccer Sidekick

Football has long been this nation’s favourite sporting pastime as you can see from the savoury bunch of fellows pictured who make up Hebden Bridge Grammar Schools’ team from 1947-48. Although these young gents were not playing in any high flying leagues, those who were did not get the kind of coverage that the beautiful […]

Volley good show! Calrec at Wimbledon

What a racket! Wimbledon , the oldest tennis tournament in the world, has always been a massive OB undertaking, with thousands of hours of tennis-fuelled grunting broadcast to countries all over the world. This year has coverage in 3D, HD, and on more courts than ever before. British outside broadcast (OB) specialists NEP Visions are old […]