P Squared Myriad Upgrade from v3 to v4

Below is a little document I made up after upgrading the Myriad Playout system at Hospital Radio Chelmsford (www.hrc.org.uk). It uses SQL Authentication as the method of linking to the database rather than windows authentication but this should not be a problem for...

The Big Broadcast

So on Monday 1st April we mark the end of Hospital Broadcasting Week 2013. This is the annual week where hospital broadcasting in the UK is publicised and shouted about. The event began with the Hospital Broadcasting Associations annual conference and awards ceremony...

Live Tweeting of the National Hospital Radio Awards 2013

I will be live tweeting the National Hospital Radio Awards this coming Saturday, 23rd March, from the Hilton Hotel in Blackpool. I am doing this for Radio Today and the tweets will be on this website – http://radiotoday.co.uk/live/ or if you are on twitter then...

Newsroom Software

At HR Chelmsford we have recently upgraded one of our studios or really just made a new studio in what was the production area. We installed another copy of Myriad and purchased a mixer from Psquared – the SRM which integrates with Myriad via USB. The next thing...

Simple Audio Recorder

With the installation of our newsroom software we needed a simple recorder for use by the News team to record audio cuts and so I visited my friend Charlie’s Site to see if he had something suitable and he does. It is called ‘Urecord’. You can use F...

Pudding Club Visit

I have been meaning to write something up from my visit to the Pudding Club for years now. I went in 2009 after waiting for years to finally sort it out. So what is the Pudding Club? It is a club based at the Three Ways House Hotel in Chipping Campden in the Cotwolds....

Nextrad.io write up

Last week I attended the Nextrad.io conference at the Magic Circle in London. As with most radio things I attend I have various hats on when listening to people talk. I have my BBC World Service hat on most of the time but I also have a Hospital Radio hat on having...

Emailing files into Myriad

** This is only of interest if you are a user of Psquared’s Myriad System ** As part of my work for Radio Scilly I was asked to investigate who to be able to email files in and them be sucked into Psquared’s Myriad system. We also wanted the ability to...

A Trip on the Night Riviera

In late May 2011 I went to the Isles of Scilly to do some work for Radio Scilly based on the main island of St Marys. This involved getting a ferry from Penzance at 0915 in the morning. This early start meant either an overnight in a hotel in Penzance or an overnight...