“Houston, we have a problem…”, or Troubleshooting Your Radio Mics

by Graham Caplin – 13th November, 2019

When you hire from Radio Facilities you can be confident that your equipment has been thoroughly tested beforehand. But even with the best maintenance and preparation sometimes things do go wrong. In this article we’re concentrating on radio mic issues, taking you through a simple set of checks to determine where the problem lies.

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Wheelchair Accessibility at Radio Facilities

by Andrew Hughes – 3rd October, 2019

Disabled logo photo by AbsolutVision on Unsplash

We have recently taken steps to make our office and studio as wheelchair accessible as it can be. In this blog, we explain these measures.

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Creating the Perfect Corporate Podcast

by Andrew Hughes – 17th May, 2019

London Podcast Studio

Corporate podcasting has seen a huge rise over the past few years. We’ve recorded a fair number of them in our London podcast studio, so thought we might compile a list of dos and don’ts, so you can avoid some of the pitfalls we’ve seen people fall into over the years.

Here’s our advice:

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What will the impact of a hard Brexit be on the pan-European radio mic frequency band?

by Andrew Hughes – 21st February, 2019

Way back in 2015, I wrote about the introduction of a new Europe-wide radio mic licence band. This band is effectively 823-832 Mhz and we have found it to be a very useful addition to our Ofcom licence. With Brexit fast approaching, I thought it might be useful to look at what “no deal” Brexit might mean for radio mic customers using a “programme maker and special event” (PMSE) licence.

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Christmas Opening Hours 2018

by Andrew Hughes – 4th December, 2018

Here are our opening hours for the 2018 festive period:

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How Many Radio Mics Can You Use At Once

by Andrew Hughes – 10th August, 2018

Radio Mic Systems

We’re often asked to supply a large number of radio mics for a single project. When this happens we take the time to explain the licensing limitations, and how we overcome them. Andrew Hughes explains the issues.

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Choosing The Right Microphone For Stage Performances

by Andrew Hughes and Graham Caplin – 12th April, 2018

Choosing The Right Microphone

Choosing the right microphone can be confusing, and it seems as if a degree in electronics would be a bonus! Schools, conferences, the entertainment industry and a dozen other areas use microphones all the time. Are all these people technical geniuses? Rest assured, you don’t need a university degree to pick the right microphone for the job.

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I Am Who I Am, or Proving My Identity

by Graham Caplin – 3rd January, 2018


We like to think that we’ve made the process of hiring equipment as easy as possible. But even so we’re always looking at ways to improve without compromising the information we give to our customers, or maintaining our security. However to simplify things in the long-term, we have to check the identity of all first-time customers. In this article I’ll explain the steps we take before a first-time hire, and why we do this.

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