Air Check


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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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For information on the PureAire Air Check Lite Ammonia Monitor, call 847-726-6000, fax 847-726-6051.
Motorists will be notified by Envirotest if they are eligible to purchase a CS certificate in lieu of visiting an Air Check Virginia inspection station.
The nominees will be judged on air checks, ratings history, community involvement and format leadership.
Plants are placed in an airtight clear plastic container, and the C[O.sub.2] content of the air checked at the start and finish of the test using a Testo 535 meter (cost $1500).
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.
Red and blue air checked in for our second event on the prebriefed have-quick control net.
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. Sound is variable as a result, though never totally unacceptable.
Just for fun, I played some radio air checks for my broadcasting class.
The air checks will be done in living rooms, where levels of such chemicals are believed to be relatively higher as more sunlight makes living rooms warmer.
Cameron and Blount gathered "air checks" (taped complete newscasts) and used content analysis of the air checks to see how those newscasts handled the VNR "America Responds to AIDS" created on behalf of the Centers for Disease Control.
Frequently, individual artists involved in the broadcasts would contract with a commercial studio to make one-of-a-kind "air checks," as they were called, of complete opera broadcasts or individual arias or songs from the concert programs.