The day long workshop will be facilitated by Dave Whelan and Liam
MacCarthaigh and will cover the following topics:
- Type of uplink (transmission type) to be used
Advantages and disadvantages of terrestrial and Internet transmission
including MMDS, Satellite Uplink, Digital UHF and broadband Internet.
- Preparing the location for the type of programme to be broadcast
Including a recce at the venue with the programme producer, director and
technical manager to decide on camera positioning OB positioning etc.
Necessary contacts at the venue to ensure quick decision-making on the
- Necessary personnel
Amount of people needed on the day including camera operators, sound, vision
mixers, graphics, technical, producer and director etc.
- Necessary equipment
The OB unit, big or small. Monitoring, talkback, graphics, VTR