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Don't Touch That Dial

This blog will feature highlights of programming by Falls Cable Access, a not-for-profit organization located in Menomonee Falls High School.

Summer Zips By...Again!

Well it seemed like we were just getting ready for the Memorial Day Parade and now we are trying to prepare the studio for the High School students Fall Semester.  Why is it every year, when the sun shines the longest, time goes by so fast.  Well I think the obvious answer is, we are busier.  We take on more because the weather allows it, we rise earlier and retire later, and there is nothing on TV.  Except for Cable Access that is.  As mentioned in our last post, we had an extremely busy July 2nd and 3rd.  Just to review all went well and all 3 programs were on the air for the weekend (Concert in the Park, High School Baseball and July 4th Parade.)  There was one hitch in that the boys baseball game was a thriller and after the Falls nine scored 5 runs in the last 2 innings to tie the game, it went a couple of extra innings.  We were behind schedule to get over to the parade route so our largest crew ever for a sporting event, grabbed all the cables, camera and equipment that was not being used for the parade and literally threw it into my van.  Needless to say I spent all of the morning of the Fourth, cleaning and wrapping cables, separating camera and tripods and getting everything back into it's cases.  I finished just in time for the company to arrive.  All in all, it was three very good programs made possible by the remote trailer and some great volunteers.

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