Clyburn: TV Channels 5 and 6 might be "Good Home" for Re-banded Radio 

Clyburn stopped short of advocating immediate reallocation of those channels, saying instead that the Commission needs to see where AM, expanded NCE FM, and LPFM radio broadcast services fit in as the government re-examines how it uses spectrum.

Fur Continues to Fly in IBOC Power Boost Comments 

Three parties asking the FCC to review or reconsider its approval of a 6dB increase fired back last week after iBiquity, the NAB, and NPR weighed in.

WKSU First Pubcaster to Add HD-4  

WKSU HD-4, the station's latest digital content addition, offers continuous news and information programming.

Symposium Suggests both DRM+, DAB Compatible in Band III 

The symposium outlined field trial data with DRM+ in band III including mobile reception performance, possible protection ratios for DRM+/DAB, and a preliminary framework for moving forward with an interoperable digital radio environment.

Hams Plan 2010 Field Day 

Save the dates: June 26-27, 2010.

FCC's Clyburn Considers TV Channels 5 and 6 for LP Radio 

In a speech given at the Annual Community Radio Conference, Mignon Clyburn suggested that community radio could benefit from a possible spectrum reallocation of TV channels 5 and 6.

Genachowski Asks for Bigger 2011 FCC Budget 

The 2011 budget proposal is an increase of approximately $19.4 million over 2010.

ECIG Releases CAP EAS Implementation Guide 

The guide is intended to further reduce areas of uncertainty in how an alert will be presented to the public via CAP-EAS.

Technical Sessions Announced for 2010 Radio Show 

Rather than provide technical papers, the technical sessions will assemble panel discussions on current technology. Panelists will predominantly be from manufacturers.

Deadline Approaches to End 700MHz Wireless Mic Use 

Wireless device usage in the 700MHz band must cease by June 12, 2010.

Arizona Radio Station Fire Update 

Cameron Broadcasting has received offers of assistance, and three of the six stations were back on the air with loaned equipment within 48 hours.

NATE Sponsors 2010 Photo Contest 

The winning photo will be used on the cover of Tower Times, and the winner will receive two conference passes to the 2011 NATE conference.

Jacobs Media, Arbitron to Show Mobile Devices Study During 2010 Radio Show  

The "Goin' Mobile" Super Session will examine the affect mobile devices have on broadcasters and American consumers.

Radio Mercury Awards Assembles 2010 Judging Panel  

The awards entry deadline has been extended to July 9, 2010.

Arizona Radio Stations Need Assistance After Fire 

Six stations owned by Cameron Broadcasting were affected.

Arbitron, Spanish Broadcasting System Reach Settlement Agreement  

SBS will again encode for the PPM.

VOA Mic Comes Home After 34 Years 

The Altec 639 had been forgotten in storage after being loaned to the museum for an exhibition.

BIA/Kelsey Adjusts 2010 Radio Industry Revenues Forecast 

The growth will come from pairing over-the-air assets with mobile and online.

FCC Begins Media Ownership Review 

The 2010 quadrennial review is part of the Commission's regular review of media ownership rules.

National Radio Hall of Fame Announces 2010 Nominees  

There are 16 nominees, including Bob Kingsley, Ronn Owens and Gary Burbank, in four categories.

SBE Updates CertPreview Certification Exam Preparation Software  

The new version of the practice test software is easier to use, and it runs on Windows and Mac.

RTDNA, Hofstra Survey: Radio News Use of Digital Increases  

The use of digital audio recordings and digital mixing and editing has increased for radio news reporting.

RAB: 1Q2010 Radio Revenue Shows Strong Growth 

The RAB says the growth is the highest it's been since 2000.

FCC, FEMA Plan Workshop on Emergency Alerting 

The workshop will highlight the status of and relevant details related to the Integrated Public Alert and Warning System, including the next generation Emergency Alert System (EAS) and the Commercial Mobile Alert System.

SBE Creates Affiliation with Pakistan Engineers  

The SBE now has affiliation agreements with nine broadcast engineering groups in countries outside the US.

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