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About Us

University Radio is part of the Broadcast Radio family which has been providing radio related equipment, software and services to the higher education sector for more than 18 years during which time we have installed radio studios and provided playout services to many of the UK's largest higher education establishments. Our deep links with the broadcast radio industry coupled with our rich heritage in education enable us to provide professional, cost effective solutions that will prepare your students for a career in radio.

From radio presentation to broadcast journalism, whatever the focus of the courses you wish to offer, we have a solution that combines equipment and software used in the industry with the practical requirements of delivering engaging and inspiring courses.

The Broadcast Radio family is also home to the Myriad range of professional radio software which covers playout, news, music scheduling logging and more. This means that University Radio is able to offer colleges and universities significant discounts on the Myriad software range.

The Broadcast Radio Family

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About Us
Bespoke Projects
Bespoke Projects

Our team of experienced radio engineers and broadcasting professionals can create bespoke solutions for projects of all types and sizes. Whether it is building a complete broadcasting suite or upgrading existing facilities, we will work with you to provide a cost effecting solution that will meet your specific requirements.

Initial project outline include:

  • Initial meeting (free of charge) to discuss your need and fully understand the project criteria.
  • Initial design proposal / tender application (free of charge) along with estimated project costs.

Once the project or tender has been awarded, the project can be finalised and move forward.

  • Detailed design meeting to finalise specification and 'fine tune' solution.
  • Detailed project design schematics produced and agreed.
  • Detailed equipment / service list and costs.
  • Installation timescale agreed / deposit received.
  • Onsite installation and training as agreed.
  • Detailed technical documentation produced.
  • Project signed off by client.

So whatever your project is, contact the University Radio team and they will be happy to help. 

Radio Software

We are proud to offer the complete range of Myriad professional radio software at a substantial discount for our higher educational customers. The Myriad range offers a number of important benefits to colleges and Universities including:

  • Used extensively throughout the broadcast industry.
  • Installed in more than 1000 radio stations across the world.
  • Found in stations in the UK, Europe, Africa & The Middle East.
  • Installed in more than 450 educational establishments in the UK alone.
  • Same technology used by major broadcasters and groups such as talkSPORT or Lincs Group.
  • Offers industry standard skills that can easily be transferred to any level of broadcasting.
  • Fast, simple to learn and developed & supported in the UK. 

The Myriad family offers a fully integrated environment covering all aspects of modern broadcast radio.

  • Myriad Playout - Industry leading playout and automation software suitable for broadcasters at all levels.
  • Myriad News - Paperless radio newsroom system ideal for radio journalism courses.
  • Myriad AutoTrack - Music scheduling application ideal for teaching about music rotation and crafting radio output.
  • Myriad Logging - Audio and data logging used throughout the industry for statutory logging and instant access to content for production.
  • Myriad Family - In addition, we have a full suit of integrated solutions covering all aspects of modern radio

All software is developed and supported in the UK and is provided with access to comprehensive documentation, user guides and tutorial videos.

Radio Software
Audio Equipment
Audio Equipment

From microphones to MP3 recorders, compressors to complete studios and everything in between, we can help.

Our diverse range of professional audio equipment has been cherry picked from the industries leading manufacturers to meet all of your broadcast audio needs. Everything listed has been tried and tested by our team and equipment only makes the cut if it offers great features, reliability and a competitive price. Our range includes:

  • Complete studio packages
  • Broadcast mixers & consoles
  • MP3 players & recorders
  • Audio processing & limiting
  • Microphones, headphones & accessories
  • Studio furniture & signage
  • Studio monitors
  • DA's, converters & audio switches
  • Plus just about anything else you need...

All available from our online store: You can browse our extensive range of audio equipment and order directly from the Broadcast Radio Store. 

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Services

At University Radio, we are not just about equipment and software, we also offer a comprehensive range of radio related services to provide you with a 'one stop' solution for all your broadcast radio needs. Whether you are designing facilities for academic courses or launching a student radio station in your SU, our experience and knowledge in all aspects of radio can help the project run smoothly. Some of the radio services we offer include:

  • Consultation - on all aspects of radio and broadcasting
  • Project management & documentation
  • Engineering services - including moving and upgrading studios
  • Streaming & hosting - audio and video!
  • Music download service - either curated or a la carte
  • Technical & creative training
  • Installation services
  • IP based ISDN replacement - save a fortune by switching to IP
  • Radio In The Cloud - want to showcase your students work but not run a station? No problem!

For more information on any of these services or just to talk about your project and see how we can help, contact the University Radio team.

Services

University Radio were very helpful and supportive through our whole process of a new Radio Studio Installation. Based on the information provided and a site visit they were able to understand our needs and quote accordingly. Installation was very thorough and efficient and after care customer support has been very good.

Luke Fitch - University Of Essex