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The online headlines from the August 2008 issue of Radio magazine.

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Coby Electronics to Unveil Portable HD Radio Receiver
The HDR-700 can operate on an internal, rechargeable battery. It also includes an SD card slot for MP3 playback.

Adam A5 Now Shipping
Powered by two 25W on-board amplifiers, the speaker uses Adam's Accelerated Ribbon Technology folded ribbon tweeter with a 5" woofer.

NAB Announces 2008 Marconi Radio Awards Finalists
The awards honor radio stations and on-air personalities for excellence in broadcasting in 21 categories.

CAP Advisory Council Formed
Nine groups are represented by the council that was inspired by an implementation plan created by the Society of Broadcast Engineers.

Larry Cervon Dies at 86
The past president of Broadcast Electronics, Lawrence Cervon died on July 5, 2008, at his home in Laurel, NY. He was 86 and suffered from pulmonary fibrosis.

Arbitron Adds PPM VIP Service
PPM panelists in New York, Houston and Philadelphia who live in households with a person age 18-34 in residence can use the personal digital calendar service to help keep track of their schedules.

HD Digital Radio Alliance Looks to Convert Consumer Awareness to Action
The Alliance has added a mobile marketing initiative and expanded online resources for retailers and auto dealers to the next flight of on-air radio ads.

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