Most Popular Articles
NAB Asks BMW to Reconsider AM Radio
WASHINGTON—NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith has written a letter to BMW, asking the automaker to reconsider a recent decision to remove AM radio from its new BMW i3 vehicles.
In his letter, which was addressed to BMW of North America President and CEO Ludwig Willisch, Smith reinforced both AM’s significant history and its current offerings.
The car company had cited interference from the model’s all-electric motor. Smith responded: “NAB appreciates BMW’s concern that the i3’s electric motor could cause interference with AM signals and leave customers frustrated. However, BMW’s electric car competitors have addressed this AM signal interference sufficiently enough that their vehicles still come equipped with AM radio.”
Acceptable Use Policy blog comments powered by Disqus
[an error occurred while processing this directive]
Today in Radio History
The history of radio broadcasting extends beyond the work of a few famous inventors.
Read each issue online in our Digital Edition Format in your Web browser.
EAS Information More on EAS
The feed provides feeds for all US states and territories.
Need a calendar for your computer desktop? Use one of ours.
Information from manufacturers and associations about industry news, products, technology and business announcements.
Browse Back Issues[an error occurred while processing this directive]
Also in the December Issue
- Local Radio Spotlight: Koser Radio Group
- Trends in Technology: Streaming Audio Update
- Contest Rules Rewrite and EAS Issues
- Embedded Computing, With a Side of Pi
- Field Report: TASCAM US-366