Week-old weather forecasts - is this what radio has become?

Roger Kirk rogerkirk@ttlc.net
Wed May 19 19:53:08 EDT 2010

I suspect that the Automation Software could share a small percentage of 

If a programming template/schedule calls for a killdated file and the 
file isn't, the automation
software should reject it.  That way enforcement is two-way and more 

But who am I to advise?  I'm just a veteran software engineer at the beach.

Dale H. Cook wrote:
> At 06:27 PM 5/19/2010, Matthew Osborne wrote:
>> When the weather forecast came on, we winced when it called for a 
>> 'bad Mothers Day'
> It wasn't killdated when it was put into the automation system. If it 
> had been killdated, you would have heard no forecast, which, IMHO, is 
> preferable to a week-old forecast.
> Two people are responsible for what you heard:
> 1) The Operations Manager, for not insisting that the staff killdate 
> all limited-life files.
> 2) Whichever air staff member is responsible for putting in the 
> weekend forecasts.
> Dale H. Cook, Contract Engineer, Roanoke/Lynchburg, VA
> http://plymouthcolony.net/starcityeng/index.html

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