The NAB attacks satellite localism 

The NAB wants the FCC to stop XM and Sirius from doing what they do now—nationwide distribution of major-market traffic and weather to all subscribers—and prohibit them from developing or implementing new technology to deliver such information in a more sophisticated way.

10 years of progress 

The debate over IBOC is as strong as ever.

Contibutor Pro-File: Harry Martin 

Meet the professionals who write for Radio. Every month: FCC Update, Harry Martin.

New Products (Jun 2004) 

New products from Acoustica, Behringer, Bomar, Digidesign, EXH, Heil Sound, Hollywood Edge, Intelix, Neutrik Test Instruments and Total Training.

Field Report: Digigram Ethersound ES8in/ES8out 

WBHF-AM fixes some post-move challenges, as this review outlines.

Sign Off 

This is the on-air studio of WFMT Chicago in 1983. WFMT was, and still is, a classic music station with cable distribution of its programming throughout

Antenna currents and field strength 

Sometimes we lose sight of the relationship between current in an antenna and the resulting field strength value.

When hi-fi meets Wi-Fi 

IBOC may or may not be the perfect solution, but with every other form of audio entertainment media moving to enhanced features and capabilities, terrestrial radio runs the risk of being left behind.

290 FM channels on the auction block 

The FM auction initially announced almost four years ago, but postponed four times, is now back on the calendar for Nov. 3, 2004.

Field Report: Musicam USA Netstar 500 

WLIU reviews the audio codec for its remote needs.

Safety first 

It may seem that a typical broadcast facility doesn't have all the safety concerns of a construction site or a manufacturing facility, but accidents happen.

Sign Off 

Do you remember? In 1981 Applied Technology offered two audio processors with digital control capabilities. The Maximod digital peak limiter used a digital

Field Report: Broadcast Warehouse DSPX 

Doug Irwin reviews the DSP-based on-air radio processors.

What's in a name? 

I'm hearing a frequent misuse of the most basic term dealing with IBOC.

New Products (May 2004) 

New products from Advanced Digital Systems, Behringer, Broadcast Electronics, Carlsboro Electronics, Heil Sound, Kroy, Middle Atlantic, Soundcraft, Tieline America, Whirldwind.

Field Report: Omnia Audio Omnia-6fm 

Mike Rogers reviews the Omnia-6EX on-air radio audio processor.

New Products (Apr 2004) 

FET condenser mic Brauner Microphones Phantom C: A fixed cardioid, phantom-powered FET mic, this product offers 8dBa self noise, 28mV/Pa cardioid sensitivity

TDM Data Solutions EAScriber Pro 

Weather warnings have been pouring into the studios all night about as fast as the falling rain outside. The air staff braces for another round of storms

Field Report: RFSoftware RFInvestigator 

Don Mussell reviews the RF mapping software.

New tower notification system 

The FCC has adopted a Tower Construction Notification System that is intended to help guide broadcasters through the often difficult process of determining

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