FCC Will Extend CPs for Small Businesses 

When the construction permit changes hands, the new owner may be extend the period of the permit if certain conditions are met.

New Products 

New products from Audessence, Blue Microphones, Circuit Research Labs, Digigram, Edirol, Fifty Thousand Watt Software, Genelec, Inovonics, Kaltman Creations, Samson Technologies, Scheduall, Specialized Products, Telular and Vorsis.

Field Report: Zoom H2 

While the Zoom Handy Recorder H2 is a musician-friendly device, radio stations that need top-quality audio recordings quickly and efficiently will find the Zoom H2 a valuable tool.

Field Report: ATI ADAC-2 

ATI worked with Day Sequerra's engineering department to develop the ADAC-2, a two-channel, 24-bit, 192kHz analog-to-digital, digital-to-analog and sample-rate converter.

Inside IPv6 

We are now running out of available IP addresses under the current addressing scheme called IPv4, which is limited to a maximum of 4,294,967,296 addresses. This may seem like a lot of addresses, but consider that according to ICANN, the available IPv4 addresses will run out by 2011.

The Public and Broadcasting updated 

The new edition was released in connection with the FCC's ongoing localism proceeding and is intended to serve as a preliminary instruction manual for members of the public who want to raise issues with the FCC about station performance.

Field Report: Centrance Micport Pro 

Capturing audio material is sometimes best done using a laptop or desktop computer, and sound equipment is sometimes hard to lug around or unavailable. The Micport Pro tags along easily in a computer carrying case. Just snap on your favorite microphone and hit record.

Deva Broadcast Band Scanner Pro 

For me, the attraction of this device was that it was a quick FM measurement tool I could fit in my laptop bag. It was something I could use to make a cursory measurement before I committed the serious hardware to the job.

New Products (Jul 2008) 

New products from Broadcast Tools, Cynocast.com, Drawmer, Har-Ken Specialties, Henry Engineering, Lectrosonics, Mackie, Presonus Audio Electronics, Rycote Microphone Windshields, Samson Technologies, Sealevel and STIL Designs.

The business of engineering 

As an engineer, you likely have a passion for solving problems. You see a challenge, identify possible solutions, formulate a strategy and get the job done. But while most engineers have excellent troubleshooting skills, many do not have the best business skills.

Sign Off 

Looking back at McCurdy Radio Industries from 1974, Marvin Collins on the job at WUSH in 1956 and how today's youth are listening to radio.

New Products 

New products from Agilent Technologies, Nagra, Stream On, Axel Technology, Belkin, Destiny Media Technologies, Fluke, Rapcohorizon, Fiberplex, ATC, ERI-Electronics Research, Zaxcom, Primera Technology, Studer, Furman Sound, Dan Dugan Sound Design, Pinta Acoustic/Sonex, Digigram, and Audessence.

Applications for IP tunneling 

A connection established through an IP tunnel is similar to plugging a PC into the network connection at the station. IP tunnels can operate through any type of wired or wireless network.

FCC rejects NCE TV-6 waiver requests 

The FCC is now dismissing applications submitted in the October 2007 NCE filing window (or just before the window opened) that depend on waiting out the elimination of analog channel 6 TV stations next February in connection with the DTV transition.

Field Report: KLZ Innovations Audiofile 

One of the best features of the logger is that the software runs on a computer in my rack room, and the sever runs as a service, which make it difficult to be accidentally disabled or shut down.

Sign Off 

A historical look back at KRFE-AM 940 Fresno, and a comparison of radio listening vs. Ipod use.

Field Report: Audio Compass 1.0 

A new software application called Audio Compass makes remote radio broadcasts easy. Now we can produce shows wherever there’s high-speed connectivity and a PC. Audio Compass is a simple software application that turns a PC into an audio codec.

The next step in EAS 

The FCC has an open rulemaking to update one aspect of public warning: the Emergency Alert System (EAS). The current EAS has been in use for more than 15 years, and by itself, it is an improvement over the EBS, but it still has shortcomings.

Field Report: Olympus LS-10 

What sets the LS-10 apart from the other recorders can be seen the moment you take it out of the box. The outer case of the Olympus LS-10 is constructed from aluminum and fits nicely in the palm of your hand. Extremely lightweight, it weighs less than 6 ounces and is comfortable to use

Taming a wild monitor point 

When monitor points suddenly exhibit surprisingly high field strength, one's first inclination is to look at the previous logs and ask the technical staff about the monitoring point's history

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