Classic Radio Station

Gates Executive audio console

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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Broadcast Engineering Proof of Performance

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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1970s studio rebuild projects

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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available downloads

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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Gates Executive audio console

Gates Executive Audio Console Restoration, Part 2: Power On

March 20, 2022

This blog picks up where the last one left off. The console has been reassembled. Next up–the final work needed to return the console to working condition.

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Back to the Future of Vinyl

March 19, 2022

This blog describes the Vinyl Snob web site, a destination for folks who appreciate vinyl records.

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Ampex AG=440 tape machine

Ampex AG-440 Tape Machine Restoration

March 17, 2022

This blog describes the restoration of a classic Ampex AG-440 reel-to-reel tape machine, from a “sold as is” eBay purchase to back in the studio.

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Gates Executive audio console

Gates Executive Audio Console Restoration, Part 1

March 14, 2022

This blog describes the restoration of a classic radio broadcast console–the Gates Executive–from an eBay purchase to being back on the air.

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