We were also running a DJ program to play out the music which was not specifically designed as a radio play out system and was running into limitations with the large amount of music we have available at the station. The decision was made to replace both these computers with a single computer running a purpose designed radio play out system on a new computer. This has meant that all presenters have had to be trained on the new system and with so many presenters at the station this has been quite a challenge.
You will possibly notice some glitches in the program as presenters become familiar with the new system. Fortunately we are still running the old system in our second studio, Studio B, so those presenters who do not feel comfortable with the new system can still use this second studio. However, in about 6 weeks the second studio will also be upgraded so both studios will operate in the same way.
Following the work being completed in Studio B, the outside broadcast desk will also be upgraded. In this way we are continuing to improve the facilities at 101FM and keeping the equipment and the sound up to date. As always we thank you for your continued support.