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The online headlines from the December 2013 issue of Radio magazine.

SBE 50-Year Celebration Begins

A special anniversary logo is being used to highlight the milestone.

CEA Honors NPR Labs for Emergency Alert System Receiver

The NPR Labs receiver will help ensure that hearing-impaired individuals can stay informed during emergencies when electricity, Internet and other communications channels are unavailable.

FCC Clarifies Broadcast Foreign Ownership Policy

The ruling clarifies the Commission's intent to review applications and petitions for declaratory rulings proposing such ownership on a case-by-case basis.

BTC Expands Number of Broadcasters, Markets Covered

The BTC now exceeds 100 US markets and counts 23 broadcasters as members.

BIA/Kelsey Forecast: U.S. Local Media Ad Revenues to Reach $151.5B in 2017

Location-targeted mobile advertising will account for more than half of overall U.S. mobile ad spending in 2017

NATE Posts Tower Site Hazard Recognition Guide

The free guide provides safety information and requirements for a broad range of broadcast and communications tower-site hazards.

BW Broadcast Expands

Some of the new staff was on-site at the 2013 IBC in Amsterdam.

Harris Broadcast Rounds Out Leadership Team, Naming Chief Technology Officer and Chief Financial Officer

Charlie Vogt has appointed senior executives Steve Reynolds to lead product development and Skip Sorenson to lead finance and IT.

Logitek Plans User Group Meeting for 2014 NAB Show

The event will be held April 6 at the Flamingo Hotel.

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December 2013

Interoperability standards for IP audio, a Seacrest Studio opens in Cincinnati, the FCC catches up on work, insight to HD Voice, and a rundown of portable recorders.



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