ARENA PA SYSTEMS/ best and worst

GVvikings
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ARENA PA SYSTEMS/ best and worst

Post by GVvikings » Sat Jan 07, 2006 7:18 pm

I know this is a minor detail to some, but if you attend a lot of games at different venues, a true fan has a very high interest to hear who scored, the assists, the penaltys, the shots on goal totals, starting line up names with clarity, The St. Louis Park Rec Center has to have the absolute worst PA system in the state, are there any worse out there? Braemar in Edina has a nice system, what would a great system cost a city to install? <p></p><i></i>

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Re: ARENA PA SYSTEMS/ best and worst

Post by warroadsalt » Sat Jan 07, 2006 7:21 pm

this is a really stupid topic, whats next? "arena urinals, the best and worst" or "picking you nose, which finger works best?" <p>*WILD HOCKEY FAN FOREVER*<br>"Infamous - Having an exceedingly bad reputation; notorious"</p><i></i>

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Re:Arena PA systems best and worst

Post by benc14 » Sat Jan 07, 2006 8:15 pm

well, warroadsalt, i personally was planning on making the "Arena Urinals, Best and Worst" thread, but i'll leave that up to you now.<br><br>the ones in virginia have targets though<!--EZCODE EMOTICON START :D --><img src=http://www.ezboard.com/images/emoticons/happy.gif ALT=":D"><!--EZCODE EMOTICON END--> <!--EZCODE EMOTICON START :rollin --><img src=http://www.ezboard.com/images/emoticons/roll.gif ALT=":rollin"><!--EZCODE EMOTICON END--> <p></p><i></i>

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Re: Re:Arena PA systems best and worst

Post by Zamman » Sat Jan 07, 2006 9:34 pm

Richfield rink 2 is the best and Richfield rink 1 is by far the worst!!!!!!!!!!!!! <p>________________________________<br>Academy of Holy Angels<br>2005 GIRLS STATE CHAMPS!<br>2002 & 2005 BOYS STATE CHAMPS!!<br>GO STARS!!</p><i></i>

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Re: Re:Arena PA systems best and worst

Post by hamlinekron18 » Sat Jan 07, 2006 10:09 pm

Worst: Victory Memorial Ice Arena in Minneapolis .. you cant hear a damn thing in that place<br><br>Best: Parade and aldrich arent bad<br> <p></p><i></i>

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Re: Re:Arena PA systems best and worst

Post by gr19 » Sat Jan 07, 2006 10:15 pm

The IRA is a great arena, but the sound system is outdated for sure. Hibbing has good sound quality. <p></p><i></i>

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Post by hockeydad » Sun Jan 08, 2006 12:24 am

Prior Lake and Le Sueur were always the worst. I used to do radio broadcasts and could never hear the scoring or penalties. I had to check them between periods. I've heard Le Sueur got a new system this year. <p></p><i></i>

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worst PA systems

Post by scottgolf » Sun Jan 08, 2006 10:03 am

This thread started out knocking the SLP arena PA system. I second the motion! For a relatively new venue to have an inaudible system is ridiculous! Put in your ear plugs, read your program and face the flag when everyone else does.<br><br>Park, move the speakers closer to those who may be interested in the the speaker's utterances! <p></p><i></i>

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Best PA

Post by ONMHockey » Sun Jan 08, 2006 11:05 am

There is no PA system in the state better then the coliseum! <br><br>If one is paying attention, you can actually hear and follow the action soon after turning off Como into the fairgrounds, long before parking your car. <br><br>The clarity and diction of the voice has no peer. <p></p><i></i>

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Re: worst PA systems

Post by wbmd » Sun Jan 08, 2006 11:47 am

I don't think it's so much with the pa system, but, at Aldrich, it depends very much on what individual is announcing that game. Some are tough to hear and understand - almost as if the microphone is to close to the announcers mouth.<br><br>I'm sure if you've been to games at Aldrich, you know what I'm talking about. <p></p><i></i>

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