Music Till Dawn on WEEI

A. Joseph Ross
Wed Feb 27 15:32:51 EST 2008

On 25 Feb 2008 at 18:42, wrote:

> Well this didn't sit well with Westinghouse and they devised a system
> to eliminate union jobs. The WEEI contract stated that a technician
> must operate anything with a VU meter. So WBZ whipped up combo boards
> with no VU meters and made the jocks run them.

Without VU meters, how did people keep from having the levels too 
high?  An automatic limiter?  I remember VU meters at WMUA in the 
1960s, and we used to watch them while records were playing and while 
we were talking and adjust the levels as needed.

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