Classic Radio Station

Restoring Classic Carousel Cart Machines

June 2, 2024

This blog describes the restoration of classic Carousel cart machines, used extensively in radio station automation systems of the 1970s and 80s.

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NAB type cartridges

ScotchCart Repair

May 19, 2024

This blog describes restoration work on the ScotchCart type cartridges.

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WLW-AM, Mason, OH

Radio History Museums

April 18, 2024

This blog list museums that focus on classic radio station equipment.

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Gates Executive audio console

Yet Another Gates Executive Audio Console Rebuild

March 31, 2024

This blog described refurbishment of a Gates Executive audio console used in radio stations in the 1970s and 90s.

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1970s Era Radio Production Room

November 28, 2023

This blog describes the implementation of a 1970s-era FM radio station production room using the Gates Executive audio console as the centerpiece.

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Radio Studio Automation System

May 27, 2022

This blog describes the refurbishment and installation of a classic radio station automation system.

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A close up of two meters on top of a radio

Gates Executive Audio Console Restoration, Part 3: Further Enhancements

April 2, 2022

This blog describes continued work to provide additional functionality for the Gates Executive audio console.

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A red book with the words fm proof of performance manual

70s Radio Studio Proof of Performance

March 27, 2022

This blog describes an old-school a proof of performance done on the 1970s radio studio equipment.

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A desk with several different types of equipment.

Additional Rebuild Projects for the 1970s Radio Studio

March 24, 2022

This blog describes restoration projects done for the 1970s radio studio.

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A computer circuit board with the cloud in the center.

Available Downloads

March 24, 2022

This blog lists available downloads that may be helpful for people interested in classic equipment restoration.

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