NAB Radio Update - Sep 16, 2008


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Out and About in Austin

Austin Resources
Forget something? Check out these local resources for all your needs. Distances are from the convention center.
Pharmacies
CVS Pharmacy
500 Congress Ave.
512-478-1091
0.4 mile

Walgreens
2020 E Riverside Dr
512-326-5228
1.64 miles

Shipping
Fed Ex Kinko's Office and Print
327 Congress Ave. 100
512-472-4448
0.33 mile

UPS Store
815 Brazos St. A
512-476-5316
0.53 mile

Post Office
2250 Double Creek Dr.
0.62 mile

Hardware Stores
Callahan's General Store
501 US Highway 183 S.
512-385-3452
3.58 miles

Home Depot
3600 S. I-35
512-851-1690
2.9 miles

Electronics Stores
Radio Shack
120 E. Oltorf St
512-441-0617
1.81 miles

Best Buy
1201 Barbara Jordan Blvd
512-322-2047
3.59 miles

Office Supplies
Office Max
907 W 5th St. 101
512-476-1440
0.96 mile

Office Depot
2101 S. Lamar Blvd.
512-442-0480
2.07 miles


Product Peeks

RCS Aquira

RCS Aquira
Traffic and business system
Booth 201
Aquira is scalable from a single station to multi-station or multi-location broadcast groups. With a modern user interface, a user can open multiple logs at the same time and drag and drop spots from one log to another. Its report writing gives the user the power to create custom reports and save them with an easy-to-use Report Builder Tool. With Flexible Rate management, the user can maintain special control over each station. Powerful accounting functions generate a single invoice or send a group of invoices from a customized list at the click of a button.


Continental Electronics 816R-7C
High-power FM analog transmitter
Booth 501
The 816R-7C is capable of delivering up to 44kW of analog RF power using a single, air-cooled, Eimac 4CX20,000E tetrode. The 816R-7C is the analog version of Continental’s existing 816HD-25 analog/HD Radio transmitter already in operation and delivering up to 28.5kW of analog and HD Radio power at 1 percent HD injection. While the 816R-7C is designed to be an analog FM transmitter, it can easily be upgraded later to analog and HD operation, satisfying the needs of broadcasters needing to replace their existing analog transmitter now while not wanting to step up to HD Radio in the foreseeable future.


Shively Labs 2700 Series
Combo series
Booth 506
Shively Labs offers its new 2700-Series comb-line, band pass filter offering 4-pole response in a 3-pole package. The 5kW balanced combiner shown uses these filters, and the new compact hybrids will fit in tight spaces. Higher power versions of these filters will provide balanced combiner modules rated at 10kW+ with only a slight increase in footprint.


Did You Know?

How Did You Do?

  • The Heisman trophy is named for John William Heisman the first full-time coach and athletic director at Rice University in Houston.

  • Port Lavaca has the world's longest fishing pier. Originally part of the causeway connecting the two sides of Lavaca Bay, the center span was destroyed by Hurricane Carla in 1961.

  • Texas includes 267,339 square miles, or 7.4 percent of the nation's total area

  • Texas possesses three of the top 10 most populous cities in the United States. These towns are Houston, Dallas and San Antonio.

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