Update on LPFM Rules 

The connection between LPFM and translators is a result of the necessary implementation of certain provisions of the Local Community Radio Act of 2010 (LCRA).

Remote Equipment Reset Without an IP Connection 

This outlines how to construct a simple self-contained remote control relay interface that will allow you to remotely power cycle your recalcitrant equipment with an external relay closure of less than 20Vac at 35mA.

Field Report: Audio-Technica AT2005USB 

This dual-personality mic can connect via an XLR connector or USB.

Field Report: Inovonics David IV 

The David IV is a five-band processor that has lots of bells and whistles, and includes composite, AES3 and analog ins and outs as well as inputs for RDS.

CBS Radio's WFAN Celebrates 25 years 

On July 1, 1987, WFAN-AM signed on-air in New York City.

New Products (July 2012) 

New products from ERI, Middle Atlantic, Shure, the SBE and more.

The MADness of the Digimedia Patent Claim 

The actions by Mission Abstract Data has led to intense anger from stations, and the fear of the assured destruction of the financial health of many licensees.

Are You Ready for the June 30, 2012, CAP Deadline? 

While the deadline has been known for some time, it's likely many stations are still not ready.

Side by Side: Backup Power 

We look at four true online UPS systems to compare features and specs.

Adding Status Inputs to a Remote Control 

Need additional status inputs on a remote control? Here's a way to use a sampling input to display status.

New Tower Rules Mean New Procedures 

In December 2011, the Commission issued an order relating to the registration process for the construction of communication towers. The new rules affect both the construction of new towers, and modifications to existing towers under certain circumstances.

Repair or Replace? 

The engineer in us wants to fix everything. The manager in us wants to repair or replace it for the lowest cost. But be sure you figure all the costs in your decision.

2012 NAB Show Wrap Up: New Products 

New products from the 2012 NAB Show from AKG, Barix, JK Audio, StreamOn, SAS and more.

Henry Engineering Celebrates 30 Years 

Nearly 100,000 of the company's Matchboxes have been sold since its introduction.

Field Report: Aphex Headpod 4 

Multiple inputs and powerful amplifiers make this a flexible headphone amplifier.

Wait... the 2012 NAB Show is Over? 

The annual convention is over, but the work at Radio magazine to cover the convention spans several months.

The Hindenburg: 75 Years Later 

A classic radio account was not carried live, but recorded live and broadcast the next day.

New Products (May 2012) 

New products from AKG, Focusrite, JBL, the SBE and more.

Prior Coordination for STLs 

No doubt, you have received frequency coordination notices. These notices form one side of the coordination process. It's up to you to follow through to avoid potential interference.

Radio and the Social Internet 

As stations move more of their content online, and encourage online exchanges with their audience, there are new responsibilities beyond FCC rules.

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