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Air Check

A recording of a broadcast given to an advertiser. The air check proves to the advertiser that a commercial or advertisement in fact aired. It also includes the announcer's introduction and/or a portion of his/her show. This is used by radio stations and advertisers to find new talent.
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Using Observer TS for compliancelogging and air checks, operators can easily extract MPEG metadata and troubleshoot the MPEG transport stream live or from the Observer log.
The nominees will be judged on air checks, ratings history, community involvement and format leadership.
A newly single Donna Air checks in to Hotel Babylon this week, making her comeback to the small screen after five years away raising a family.
We are delighted that Critical Mention is now offering a 'one-stop shop' for broadcast air checks and consumer generated media," said Nick Peters, Senior Vice President, Marketing & Strategy, On The Scene Productions.
They found that air checks did not measure Tritium and C-14; dirt in bended water hoses linking sampling lines and testing devices; and that environmental monitoring stations were not equipped with back-up power systems.
Perhaps of equal importance to those using CD recorders to make analog air checks of live-on-tape broadcasts or copies of out-of-print LPs is the ability to create tracks.
Not only are these recordings about half a century old, many selections are taken from non-commercial sources, such as radio transcriptions or air checks.