College football has started and the settlement of the Time Warner/CBS dispute is settled, so the nation is again focused on football. As the quality of overall presentation of games continues to improve, more and more interest is focused on the actions of the referees.
Fans and viewers now expect to hear from the refs after almost every play, and the challenges of making those audio standards match the ones we have come to expect from the announcers mics really puts pressure on those who are responsible for referrees mics.
A recent article in rfvenue.com features an interview with James Stoffo, who handles wireless mic frequency coordination for the Super Bowl.
He has a number of useful tips that you might find valuable.
-Jeff Harrison is a sound person and special event producer who lives in works in Chapel Hill, NC. His most recent work includes producing professional school commencement exercises for the University of North Carolina.
He can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org
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