Titans Radio delay tonight

Discussion in 'Tennessee Titans and NFL Talk' started by TitanJeff, Aug 13, 2006.

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  1. GoT

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    weak

    Many years ago when I was in Australia the Aussies toured Pakaistain, oh my gosh the insults, both ways. There was some superstar Pakistainy guy who was on TV and all anyone wanted to talk about. Seems Australia beat them down pretty bad on that tour if I remember correctly.
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  2. VolnTitan

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    Hey Folks....

    They are feeding you a line of crap. After I noticed the HUGE delay, I went searching for other stations. I was able to barely pick up a station out of Franklin around the 950 AM area. There was MAYBE 2 second delay. Then it went out. Then I later found a FM station and same thing. Little if any delay. I don't think this is a Titan thing, it is a 103.3 thing. The broadcaster, 103.3, is making the choice in delaying the signal so much. Of course they don't have a email address to respond to on their website, but that is who we need to flood.
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  3. Gunny

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    as usual.

    though i dont think it is weak to sack a commentator for calling a muslim player a terrorist. Especially in this day and age.
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  4. Puck

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    http://www.103wkdf.com/contact_us

    looks like plenty of people to contact here
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  5. GoT

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    Come on Gunny!

    Cricketeers use foul language and vulgar insults all the time, well at least they used too. When did Cricket become a PC sport?

    Firing the announcer was hopefully just a kneejerk reaction by the network and they will quietly reinstated the guy. But I bet you are right and his career is over for one thoughtless remark
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  6. Gunny

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    On the field is different, no one hears it.

    A commentator calling a muslim a terrorist in this day and age is just asking for repercussions. And this was in Sri Lanka where I assume there are a few of the muslim faith.
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  7. TitanJeff

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    Hmmmm... it doesn't make much sense that the delay be 20 seconds. Maybe the local print media will investigate this and produce something.

    I sent a letter to the FCC about this. I'll be interested to see what their response may be. Meanwhile, I'll ask Larry why the delay needs to be so long.

    What baffles me is that 103.3 will lose listeners during the game if this continues. Why would they do this?
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  8. TitanJeff

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    Here's about 10 minutes of research:

    103.3 WKDF is owned by Citadel Broadcasting. Their site has no e-mail contact but they do post their legal representatives, Kirkland and Ellis.

    So I would send comments to: info@kirkland.com
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  9. PhiSlammaJamma

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    The good news is that it will perfectly match up with ESPN's gameday, which runs at least 30 seconds behind. If not minutes.
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  10. SEC 330 BIPOLAR

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    I sent this email

    I just wanted to drop you a line to tell you how dissappointed I was with the very long delay on the game call for the Saints and Titans game. I enjoy sitting in the stadium for all the home games and I love to tune in and listen as I take in the game. I even turn down the tv volume at home and listen on 102.3 in Chattanooga. I drive all the way to Nashville for all the games.

    I understand the FCC stuff and the fines and those concerns, but the use of mics that pic up obscure rare things are not the sort of things that upset most people. That is not the type of indecency that the spirit of the laws is trying curtail. The bottom line is I just could not listen. I just am unwilling, as many fans are, to hear a play called as the next one is run before my eyes.

    Bottom line, the use of certain sound eqipment to "enhance" the listening experience has ruined it all togther. I look forward to the weekend to see how 102.3 handles it and how in synce it is with the TV... but I expect a delay... it makes me sad.

    Pehaps some crowd noise could be sampled and directional mikes not be employed? I just bought a new radio for the new season and I hardly used it at all while I watched the game. I sure hope something could be done.

    Perhaps a low wattage transmitter on a seperate frequency could carry the game in real time? It could be one of those things that broadcasts a very short range. That could cut down on the risks with the FCC. Something must be done. If the game call is not in synce with TV and live action, or at least within a second or two for satelitte transmissions... many people will no longer listen, myself included. It's just not worth the headache.

    Thankyou for taking the time to read my message. Please look into what can be done about this.
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