Standards of FM Allocation and Interference 

The simple view of interference meaning overlapping signal contours tends to overstate the area of potential interference. Jeremy Ruck explains.

NAB Show 2013: A Silver Convention 

2013 marked Radio magazine Editor Chriss Scherer's 25th NAB convention. He looks back to 1989.

2013 NAB Show in Review, Legally Speaking 

Couldn't attend the 2013 NAB Show? Here are a few highlights.

20 Years of Radio magazine: March 1994 

Among other stories, we showed a side-by-side comparison of various forms of audio playback systems, which included carts, 3.5" floppy, Bernoulli disks, 3.5" magneto-optical disks, CD, mini-disc and DAT.

Field Report: Rode Reporter 

With an extra-long handle, the Rode Reporter is well suited to capturing live interviews.

The Next Radio Listener 

The smartphone is the most-used personal device. Radio should own it.

Field Report: Belar FMCS-1 

Long-time Belar user Mike Kernen has updated his monitoring with the company's latest test tool.

Side by Side: On-air Audio Processors 

The current wave of processors has also overcome the problem of achieving loudness at the cost of losing quality. Advances in limiting and compression techniques allow some of the musicality to be preserved.

LPFM Window on the Horizon 

The FCC is moving swiftly to clear out and grant the FM translators that will not preclude future low-power FM (LPFM) stations.

Working with Corian 

Need to drill a hole in Corian? Mount something to Corian? Here are some tips.

Handy Tools: Sensible Products 

Two handy items to add to your toolbox.

Site Security in a Post 9/11 World 

The potential threats are physical and electronic. Prepare for both.

Shielded Loop Antennas for the AM Band 

Here are some ideas on how to build your own shielded-loop AM antenna.

Equipment Authorization Rules Redux 

The Commission currently has three different approval procedures for new and modified equipment, depending on the potential for harm. Rule changes could improve the efficiency of the approval process.

Alternate Propagation Models 

While the FCC designed its pattern modeling method to be reasonably accurate over a fairly broad slice of circumstances in the United States, it tends to fall apart in situations in which terrain is abnormally smooth or cases where a particular propagation path has some fairly significant undulations.

Another Year, Another NAB Convention 

It's a routine, but here's always something new to be seen or learned.

Field Report: Presonus StudioLive 24.4.2 

The Flames Sports Network sought a way to reduce the equipment load for broadcasts. This compact digital mixer fit the bill.

20 Years of Radio magazine: January 1994 

It's been 20 years since the first issue of Radio magazine was published, but its roots go back to 1959.

It's Not Bragging 

A little self-promotion can go a long way.

Sign Off: World Radio Day 

February 13 is World Radio Day. The date was chosen because that's the date UN Radio signed on in 1946.

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