Re: Tribute to Telinga
"Klas Strandberg" klasstrandberg
Mon Oct 30, 2006 8:10 am (PST)
Happy for you, Syd, keep going!
At 09:14 2006-10-28, you wrote:
>It was excellent recording weather: no wind at all. (And of course no rai=
>this is drought stricken Australia.) I'd been out in a national Park sinc=
>the first glimmer of daylight. Almost back to the entrance when an Easter=
>Whipbird called. Psophodes olivaceus has an antiphonal duet. I'd been to=
>that sometimes the bird initiating the duet does the full song itself. Th=
>appeared to be happening, so I recorded.
>Telinga mic in a Telinga parabola and mounted on a tripod. Centre of trip=
>five feet above ground. About 50 yards from my car.
>Thus it was that a few minutes later, I've just disconnected mic from
>recorder and I'm placing the recorder in my car, when the only gust of win=
>of the morning arrived from nowhere and blew the tripod over. Crash!
>Reflector and mic directly face down onto the sealed car-park.
>And as far as I can tell the mic is quite uninjured. Take a bow, Klas!
>Syd Curtis in Australia
>"Microphones are not ears,
>Loudspeakers are not birds,
>A listening room is not nature."
>Yahoo! Groups Links
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