Interfacing SilentJack and Nagios

So, silence detection is a big deal when it comes to monitoring broadcast audio systems. You want to be sure your stuff is making noise. If your sustainer’s not putting anything out, it’s not a lot of good. SilentJack is an awesome little utility from the king of ‘oh, that’s a handy little program for… Continue reading Interfacing SilentJack and Nagios

Monitoring radio, and the joys of realtime feedback

Monitoring and logging of broadcast systems is often overlooked in smaller setups like university radio stations. Which is a shame. If we’d had monitoring in place last year at Insanity, we’d have known exactly how much dead air went out. Now, we’ve got a much better setup. It’s cheap(ish), a little bit homebrew, but there’s… Continue reading Monitoring radio, and the joys of realtime feedback