September 24, 2020

AUDIO – There are several key areas on Lone Star Community Radio where we use audio files to market your show. Below you will find each specific audio recording we require. Each audio file is labeled with its purpose along with which medium it will be played on. Each medium is different from one another, and has specific target audience. Lone Star Community Radio does offer professional recordings of your Audio Files. If you are interested, email the station manager, dick@irlonestar.com

Mediums on Lone Star Community Radio

  1. [FM] – These graphics will focus on the FM side of your show.

    1. Suggested words to use

      1. Conroe’s FM 104.5 & 106.1

      2. irlonestar.com

  2. [PODCAST] – These audio files will be placed in post production on the shows podcast (recordings of your show).

    1.  Suggested Keywords to use in your audio files for the PODCAST medium – 1) irlonestar.com 2) Montgomery Countys Community Radio Station 3) iTunes and Google Play  4) Check out the show LIVE on Conroe’s FM 104.5/106.1 and worldwide on irlonestar.com

  3. [YOUTUBE] – These audio files will be used along with your graphics on your YOUTUBE channel.

    1. Suggested Keywords to use in your audio files for the YOUTUBE medium – 1) Subscribe to Youtube Channel 2) Check out the show LIVE on Conroe’s FM 104.5/106.1 and worldwide on irlonestar.com

  4. [TV] – These audio files will be used along with your graphics on your TV version of your show. [Note: Your TV times will not be available until after your first show is submitted. This version of your audio file will be completed AFTER we know the correct air time, so all TV tagged filed are not required before the show airs)

How to Submit your AUDIO files.

  1. File label should go as : [SHOW NAME] +[Audio File Label] + [Medium File Tag]

    1. EXAMPLE: MWLS.SHOWPROMO.FM

  2. Audio file can be in either .WAV or .MP3 format.

  3. How to Submit your Video files.

    1. File label should go as : [SHOW NAME] +[Video File Label] + [Medium File Tag]

      1. EXAMPLE: MWLS.SHOWPROMO.TV

    2. Video file needs to be in the follow format.

      1. For Youtube versions

        1. Format: H.264

        2. Resolution: 1280×720

        3. 29.97 FPS

        4. Audio: AAC at 320KPS

      2. For TV versions

        1. Format: MPEG 2

        2. Resolution: 720×480

        3. 29.97 FPS

        4. Audio: MPEG audio at 224kbps

Audio File Checklist – Download PDF version


Show Promo [FM]

  1. 30 seconds of promoting the LIVE air time of the show. Can include social media/contact info.


Show Promo [PODCAST]

  1. No required length –  highlights the PODCAST medium of the show along with it’s LIVE air time. Can include social media/contact info


Show Promo [YOUTUBE] – [If no video version is available]

  1. No required length – promoting the YOUTUBE channel of the show along with the LIVE air time. Can include social media/contact info.


Show Promo [TV] – [If no Video version is available]

  1. 30 Seconds in length- Promoting the TV air time of your show along with the Live air time. Can include social media/contact info.


Liners –  [FM]

  1. 3-10 second in length, 8-10 of them in total, depending on the frequency of the show  [EACH] audio bumper that will be played when you come in and go out to break during your show.


Podcast Intro [PODCAST]

  1. No required length – Generic intro to brand the show and reminding people to subscribe and social media.


Youtube Intro [YOUTUBE] – [If no Video version is available]

  1. No required length – Generic intro to brand the show and reminding people to subscribe and social media.


TV Intro [TV] [If video version isn’t available.]

  1. 30 seconds – Covers air time on the TV channel and brand the show.


FM Intro [FM]

  1. This is can be just music or a creative intro with voice talent. Highlighting the FM time and date along with contact info.


Podcast Shout Outs –  [PODCAST]

  1. No Length Required, 3 to 7 in total  – Covers anything you want to promote about the show and things coming up. These can be made after every show or just generic. Try to make several that 1. Promote social media 2. Promote sponsorship 3. Be a guest/Contact the show 4. Remind folks that they can subscribe or listen live.


Podcast Shout Outs -[YOUTUBE] [If no video version is available]

  1. No Length Required, 3 to 7 in total  – Covers anything you want to promote about the show and things coming up. These can be made after every show or just generic. Try to make several that 1. Promote social media 2. Promote sponsorship 3. Be a guest/Contact the show 4. Remind folks that they can subscribe or listen live.


TV Shout Out – [TV] [If no video version is available]

  1. 15 seconds, 3 to 7 total  – Covers anything you want to promote about the show and things coming up. These can be made after every show or just generic. Try to make several that 1. Promote social media 2. Promote sponsorship 3. Be a guest/Contact the show 4. Remind folks that they can subscribe or listen live.


Replay Off The Air Liners – [FM]

  1. 8 to 10 Seconds in length, 3-5 in total – Used when we are playing an “REPLAY” of your show. Informing the LIVE audience that you are out of the studio, and that this version of your show they are listening to is a replay.


End of Show Promo [FM]

  1. 15 seconds in length – This will be played after the show airs over FM. Highlighted the FM times and dates along with your social media and contact info.


End of Show Promo [PODCAST]

  1. no required length – This will be played after your podcast. Highlighting the podcast and reminding them to subscribe.


End of Show Promo [YOUTUBE] [If Video version isn’t available]

  1. No required length – Played as the end of the youtube version of the show. Reminding folks to subscribe and your social media/contact information.


End of Show Promo [TV] [If Video version isn’t available]

  1. 30 seconds – Played at the end of your TV version of your show. Reminding the TV times and how to contact you.


Check out other parts of the checklist below

VIDEOAUDIOWEBSITERATE CARD ◊ GRAPHICS