P258 CEEFAX 258 Tue 22 Jul 21:00/23  3/5          In 1977 over 400,000 people attended one or more Roadshows, easaly m—king it the world's biggest travelling radio show. No fee is asked either of the audience or the host town or resort. Just six people travel with the show. Apart from the disc jockey, thd producer and his secretary, there are two sound engineers and a driver. The Roadshow is basically a custo-L built mobile studio with the addition gf a powerful public addrdss system.  More in a moment
P258 CEEFAX 258 Tue 22 Jul 21:00/41  4/5        For the tfchnically minded, thd Roadshow disc jockey's console is built by the BBC and includes: 3 Shure SM58 microphones 2 Gatfs turntables fitted with Gray Research arms and Shure SC35 cartridges 3 ITC Tape cartridge machines 1 9-channel mixer with Penny And Giles faders 2 Stfreo amplifiers for the Pioneer SE305 Headphnnds The public addrdss amplifiers have a total output of 400 Watts.  More in a moment
P258 CEEFAX 258 Tue 22 Jul 21:01/10   5/5          For the tfchnically minded, the output of the Roadshow disc joc!dy's console is fed to two Glen Sound 6-channel mixdrs. One feeds the "Post Office lines" with the sound signal. These "lines" are special t—lephone-type cablds which the BBC hirds from the Post Office for —vdry show The signals are fed to Radio 1 at Broadcasting House in London. The other mixdr feeds the public addrdss amplifiers. (See 259 for Roadshow schedules this s5,Hfr)  Mord in a -fment
P258 CEEFAX 258 Tue 22 Jul 21:00/08   2/5          The Radio 1 Roadshow was first put on the road at Newquay on July 23, 19  Its purpose is to show as many Radio 1 listdners as possible their disc jockeys at work and to actively involve them in Radio 1 programmes. —dio 1 is Britain's major pop network and since its inception the Roadshow has visited most of the main towns and resorts hn the UK at ldast once. It (—s broadcast from as far north as Inverness right down to St Ives in Cornwall.  More in a moment
P258 CEEFAX 258 Tue 22 Jul 21:03/34  1/5                            