DAWs are a critical part of the production process and buyers should choose one carefully.
The Technical Research Department at Salem Communications reviews the RF mapping software.
Russel Smith reviews this audio storage and playback system.
Fibre-Channel can use one of three topologies: point-to-point, cross-point and arbitrated loop.
Many elements can be part of a good website, but there are some elusive traits that can transform a good website into a great website.
What does the radio industry think about the recent CARP rates? Read it all at BE Radio.
While most Internet access is expected to continue through the use of dial-in connections, the availability of broadband high-speed services is growing at a rapid rate.
In the past, providing access to a company's computer network for its employees and others that worked outside of the office was handled in one of three ways.
While creating a station website is a simple proposition, making a successful website, one that extends the station's goals and makes money is a bit more challenging.
Far from being complex and difficult, the process of webcasting is similar to traditional broadcasting models. It allows you to reach your audience at times you may not have reached them before.
It is generally advisable to use a separate processor when setting up an Internet stream for the purpose of re-broadcasting your station over the Internet.
The problem of file incompatibility is found primarily at two levels: between different platforms or operating systems and between applications generating data files that utilize proprietary formats.
A discussion of the the Digital Performance Right in Sound Recordings Act of 1995 (DPRA) and the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (DMCA).
Networks share a common problem - where will the data be stored?
What's behind the claims of costs of the DMCA, the RIAA and AFTRA.
As online listening increases and costs follow, the decision to stream is no longer simple. After all, streaming is very different from the traditional broadcast model.
In 1998, the IEEE adopted the standard defining one Gigabit (1Gb) Ethernet over fiber optic cabling. In June of 1999, the standard defining 1 Gigabit Ethernet, or 1000BaseT, over copper pairs was ratified.
PCI sound card
Just about every feature we have appreciated in the broadcast cartridge has been replaced by a more flexible and better-sounding alternative.
Simple point-to-point audio paths have become complex networks joining multiple studio facilities and transmitter sites, sometimes spread over a large area.
The card has two balanced mono inputs at microphone or line level and two balanced analog outputs.
Remember when creating a PC-based network was relatively simple (except for spending countless hours fighting with the operating system software)? Thankfully, most of those problems have been eliminated. Of course, we're not just transferring files or sharing printers anymore.
The phrase “radio production” is a catch-all phrase used to describe any event that is not created live on the air. Production reaches farther than commercials and includes non-commercial production work such as station imaging and promotion, and feature program origination.
Paul A. Litwinovich reviews this radio automation system.
One would think that by now all radio stations and audio production studios have replaced their analog reel-to-reel tape recorders with some type of digital editing system. Many have, but surprisingly, my visits to different facilities have revealed that there are still many that haven't upgraded to the latest technology.