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Bernie Beaudry: “The Definition of Tough”

Almost exactly two months ago, a 328 lb defensive lineman ran out of a paper mâche tube filled with purple smoke, and knocked Bernard Beaudry off his feet and onto…


40,148 Fans, 15º F, and 2 RF Coordinators for '17 NHL Centennial Classic

Confused, I asked Ike Zimbel, seasoned RF Coordinator and owner of Zimbel Audio Productions, how he and only one A2, Tony Crea, successfully assayed, databased, calculated, and enforced 302 transmitters…


On the Road With Skillet, from Paris to Moscow

As touring schedules grow longer and more unwieldy, many bands seek to transform the grind of life on the road into opportunity—like time for bonding and kinship. No band…


RF Distribution for Metallica’s Ambitious, Explosive, Crowd-Swooping Super Bowl "The Night Before" Show

Metallica’s live shows are stuffed from beginning to end with booming spectacles and wild interactivity that few other rock bands can match. For the 2016 Super Bowl “The Night…


Blue Angels Take Flight with RF Venue and In Concert Productions

The Blue Angels, famed Navy aerial demonstration squadron that’s wowed airshow audiences since 1946, recently improved the range and reliability of their wireless audio system with antennas from RF…


At INBOUND15, Our Two Worlds Collide

A strange thing happened two weeks ago. Hubspot, the web product we use to manage our marketing analytics and CRM (customer relationship management), held a convention called INBOUND in Boston,…


An In-Depth Look at Wireless Audio for The Public Theater’s Free Shakespeare in the Park

This May, The Public Theater’s Free Shakespeare in the Park opened with a six week run of The Tempest, starring Sam Waterson and Jesse Tyler Ferguson, and continues July…


Protect Antennas and Wireless Gear from Rain, Basketballs, and Other Hazards with Transparent Domes

We often receive calls from installed A/V professionals looking for a way to mount one of our external antennas safely in a school gymnasium, or outdoors somewhere in an…


Jason Glass Talks Wireless for the 2015 CMA Music Festival

This year’s four day CMA Music Festival shattered attendance records and featured country music’s biggest stars—far too many to list. The show’s RF Designer and Technician,…


Common Sources of Interference in Small Venues

Small venues offer an abundance of errant charms. Funky seating, graffitied bathrooms, folk art: they are the authentic backdrops to stages where real music is played. Unfortunately, they also may…