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

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FCC Moves Forward on AM MoM Modeling
The Federal Communications Commission has issued a second report and order and a second further notice of proposed rulemaking for MM docket 93-177, which allows the use of computer modeling techniques to verify AM directional antenna performance.

EAS Manufacturers Develop CAP Profile
The EAS-CAP Industry Group has released a draft profile to include CAP in the next generation of broadcast EAS units.

Entercom Sacramento Names Rapalee as DOE
Rick Rapalee takes on technical duties for KCTC-AM, KDND-FM, KRXQ-FM, KSEG-FM, KSSJ-FM and KWOD-FM.

NRSC Website Adds Reports Reference
The resource posts studies and test reports as supporting documentation for the group's work.

Sony Intros HD Radio Table Unit
The XDR-S10HDiP incudes Itunes tagging, an auxiliary input and 20 AM and FM radio presets. The XDR-S10HDiP HD will cost about $180.

NAB Names 2008 Marconi Radio Award Winners
Established in 1989 and named after inventor and Nobel Prize winner Guglielmo Marconi, the NAB Marconi Radio Awards are given to radio stations and outstanding on-air personalities to recognize excellence in radio.

Survey: HD Radio Awareness on the Rise
Research from Mark Kassof and Co. shows an increase of people who have heard of HD Radio, but it also shows that misconceptions are rising, too.

Views from the 2008 NAB Radio Show
Look back at the 2008 NAB Radio Show with our collection of pictures from the convention.

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