NAB Radio Update - Sep 9, 2008

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How well do you know Texas?
Take this quiz and find out.

  • True or False? The first suspension bridge in the U.S. was in Texas.

  • How much taller, in feet, is the Austin capitol building than the nation's capitol building in Washington, DC?
    A. 10'
    B. 7'
    C. 4'
    D. 2'

  • The worst natural disaster in U.S. history occurred in Texas in 1900. What was it?
    A. Hurricane
    B. Tornado
    C. Flood
    D. Fire

  • The Flagship Hotel in Galveston is the only hotel in North America built entirely over what?
    A. A national forest
    B. A burial ground
    C. Sand
    D. Water

    The answers are on the last page of this newsletter.

    Eye on IBOC

    WHUR-FM to Receive NAB HD Radio Multicast Award
    Washington - Sep 5, 2008 - Howard University's WHUR-FM will receive the NAB HD Radio Multicast Award for its HD2 channel WHUR-World. The station will receive the award during the NAB Radio Luncheon on Sept. 19 during The NAB Radio Show in Austin, TX.

    WHUR-World combines non-traditional music, news, community involvement and information into a unique format. The multicast channel is an extension of the university's WHUR-FM adult urban contemporary station. In addition to personality-supported shows, the programming for WHUR-World includes jazz, hip-hop and worldbeat music, along with business, financial and domestic violence talk shows.

    The NAB HD Radio Multicast Award was established in 2007 and recognizes stations using HD Radio technology through innovative or groundbreaking programming on a multicast channel. Stations were asked to submit information including programming, on-air personalities, promotions and branding elements that establish the multicast channel with a separate identity from the main station.

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