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Postby jamedia.uk » Tue Sep 24, 2019 11:03 am

Today, 10:30 24th September 2019, as the Supreme Court was starting to give it's ruling on what has been seen as the greatest UK constitutional crisis in several 100 years the audio appeared to be two streams with a time lag between them making the judgment incomprehensible.

As this corrupt audio appeared on all feeds one has to assume it was in the Supreme Court that the problem occurred. It took a couple of minutes to sort out. You would have thought the system would have bene properly tested.

Send the Sound engineer to the tower for beheading?

Anyone any idea what happened to the audio?
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Re: Supreme Court Audio

Postby Mike Stranks » Tue Sep 24, 2019 3:07 pm

Do you mean "all media feeds"?

If so, audio feed was probably on a 'pooling arrangement' and someone had a switch set so that the out was getting mixed with the digital studio feed coming back in. Hence the delay.

Happens all the time in these sort of situations - just doesn't normally get to air. Can easily happen to people being interviewed 'down the line' - and did later on in the "Gosh! Blimey! Who'da thought it!" media excited inquest that followed.
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Re: Supreme Court Audio

Postby Mixedup » Tue Sep 24, 2019 4:33 pm

The Beeb's coverage on TV didn't suffer... at least it was crystal clear here. I had tried, and couldn't actually get the Supreme Court stream to load either via several newspapers' websites or the Supreme Court's own. So there was clearly very high demand. I don't know if that could have screed things up in the Ether?
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Re: Supreme Court Audio

Postby Mike Stranks » Tue Sep 24, 2019 5:20 pm

Oh! We're talking about interweb thingy feeds are we?

In that case all bets are off... :lol:
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