Engineering

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KBOO Webstream Upgrade!

KBOO Web Stream Upgrade We are pleased to announce that KBOO Engineering has installed a new Telos Zipstream R1 audio streamer to upgrade our online audio experience for our listeners. The new hardware went live on Thursday March 9th. Our old streamer was a desktop PC with... Read more

KBOO's Tower and Transmitter

Stonehenge Tower, Portland, Oregon   This is a picture of the Stonehenge Tower, in Portland, built in 1990. The picture is a video capture taken by Kevin Rogers, KD7HDN, from his balcony in downtown Portland. Gray Haertig purchased the house next door to the north (rig... Read more

Corvallis Translator Gets the Flu

KBOO’s Corvallis Translator broadcasting at 100.7FM has been faithfully serving our loyal listeners in the Corvallis/Albany area for some 21 Odd years. Last week it suddenly stopped operation. A replacement transmitter has been deployed to keep us on the air, however, the s... Read more

Real Life Adventures in Live Remote Broadcasting

    In our last episode you may remember our intrepid technical and air talent volunteers broadcasting live from remote locations such as the Occupy Encampment, the Waterfront Blues Festival, PDX Pop Now, The Q Center and Pickathon. We link back to the station using audio s... Read more

Engineering Workgroup Destroys Air Room Console

On November 5th KBOO’s Engineering Workgroup led by Chief Engineer Tom Hood and Broadcast Contractor Mike Johnson descended upon the KBOO Air Room for some serious maintenance and calibration fun. It had been years since this kind of in depth maintenance had been performed.... Read more