Air Check

(redirected from Airchecks)
Also found in: Encyclopedia.

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
Candidates for Station of the Year are judged on airchecks, ratings history, community involvement, and format leadership.
The mobile music players are also often used for listening to a variety of audio content, such as educational material, audio books, voice recordings of meetings, airchecks, and audio tours.
The details are still hazy: The commissioners haven't decided how long the airchecks must be retained, and it's not yet clear whether the government will insist on recordings of all broadcasts or only of programs transmitted between 6 a.
Kevin McCarthy, Dick Ulett, Paul Arca and others reminisced while Pinion's crackerjack staff played airchecks of Morgan's career.
Some Renard Beethoven performances, from 78s and airchecks, were included on a private LP so obscure that it does not have a label name.
Louis Public Library has 42 different taped airchecks of the station from that era.
Stations are judged on airchecks, ratings history, community involvement and leadership.
Specifically, Corcoran cited a weekly taped digest of airchecks of his KSHE morning show that Osborne forwarded to the FCC under Hyland's direction, along with an explanatory letter pointing out alleged infractions.
Entrants for the Broadcast Personality Awards are judged on airchecks, ratings, community involvement and biological information.