[Anticipation-Hugo-ceremony] Radios for Hugo Ceremony

Lance Sibley lance_sibley at yahoo.com
Tue Jul 21 22:05:41 PDT 2009

Ah, I understand what you're saying now.

I'm not going to be backstage (or if I am, we have a problem), and I'm used to only having one radio, with multiple channels.

If I have to carry multiple devices, I'll manage somehow. Maybe I'll get myself a bandolier. ;)


"Nature abhors a vacuum, which explains why drama appears where communication is lacking."
-- Alan Lutton

--- On Wed, 7/22/09, Carl Zwanzig <zbang at radix.net> wrote:

> From: Carl Zwanzig <zbang at radix.net>
> Subject: Re: [Anticipation-Hugo-ceremony] Radios for Hugo Ceremony
> To: "Hugo Ceremony Discussions" <hugo-ceremony at anticipationsf.ca>
> Cc: rsmith2678 at aol.com
> Date: Wednesday, July 22, 2009, 12:11 AM
> Lance Sibley wrote:
> > --- On Mon, 7/20/09, Carl Zwanzig <zbang at radix.net>
> wrote:
> >> Also remember that someone with a headset isn't
> going to
> >> easily juggle a radio, too. (And you'll need
> earplugs for
> >> the radios. For the person using the radio, that
> is.)
> > 
> > Do the radios not have belt clips or fanny packs?
> > And why earplugs? Is that the style of headset we're
> using?
> Lessee,
> A radio on the hip is not useful in a performance space w/o
> a hand speaker/mic, an earphone, or a headset.
> It's hard to wear two headsets at once (radio and
> intercom). Even with an earphone for the radio,
> cross-communication happens.
> Backstage, you can't have noises that will escape, such as
> an open radio speaker.
> I have no idea what radios we're using, I just know how to
> handle them. A normal hand-held radio is practically useless
> backstage, especially if you're trying to be quiet. 
> Not to say that this is an insurmountable problem, only that
> it deserves some consideration before depending on it.
> z!
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