Heil Sound Assists Maria Relief Efforts

Heil Sound Assists Maria Relief Efforts

The National Association for Amateur Radio or ARRL (American Radio Relay League), headquartered in Newington CT, recently sent equipment and volunteers to Puerto Rico to assist in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. This was in response to a call from the Red Cross...

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The Pine Board Project

The Pine Board Project

We call this the Pine Board Project for a reason and that's because we will actually be building a transmitter on a pine board, so you can see the circuitry. We want to try to not only build things, but we want to teach you what you're doing when you are building it....

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Theatre Organ Favorites-You Call This A Hobby?

Welcome to Bob Heil's first blog. Read it and enjoy. I’ve always been fascinated by the theatre organ, and I’ve had a love affair with the Mighty Wurlitzer since I was a teenager. The theatre organ was developed to replace the large orchestra that accompanied the...

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Notes on NAB by Bob Heil

The 2008 NAB convention was once again a huge success. With nearly 105,000 attendees and hundreds of vendors, the Las Vegas Convention Center was buzzing with the latest equipment for the broadcast industry...complete with a display of news helicopters. Sarah and I...

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Bob Heil is Parnelli’s Audio Innovator of the Year

How 'Bout That Purple Mic Bob with Award"I can't tell you how blown away I am by this," says Bob Heil, after receiving the award from Sound Image president, Dave Shadoan. "To me this is a bigger deal than getting in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame because this award is...

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Fender Chooses Heil Sound

The Fender Center for the Performing Arts has chosen Heil Sound as its official microphone provider for its recording program and sound reinforcement use. PR 20's, PR 30's and PR 40's are now in use throughout the unique and prestigious facility located in Southern...

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Heil Microphones Give the Paley Center a New Voice

The Paley Center for Media, located in Midtown Manhattan, reopened its Ralph Guild Radio Studio in August following a major audio equipment refit that included the installation of six Heil Sound PR 40 dynamic broadcast microphones. The Center embarked on a renovation...

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Heil Mics Help Win an Oscar

When cannons roared and rifles fired in the movie "Letters from Iwo Jima," the Academy Award winner for best achievement in sound editing, some of the sound was recorded on microphones manufactured by Heil Sound Ltd. of Fairview Heights. Local sound wizard Bob Heil...

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