Shaping radio today and tomorrow 

Do you remember? The Sound Technology 1500A was a microprocessor-controlled audio measurement test system. According to an ad in 1981, the unit was conceived

One bad apple 

The big topic this year will be indecency, thanks to the FCC and the consumer media that keep feeding this monster. It’s amazing how a little skin during a primetime broadcast can become a point of obsession for so many bureaucrats.

AM longevity 

Having read the Reader Feedback section in the January issue of Radio magazine, I must wholeheartedly agree with Jim Jenkins. AM radio is far from dead,

An MPEG of a different color 

Low bit-rate audio coding is an enabling technology for a number of applications like digital radio, mobile multimedia applications and Internet streaming

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

NAB Insider - March 16, 2004 

The weekly convention update for NAB2004 from Radio magazine, the radio technology leader.

Shaping radio today and tomorrow 

Do you remember? Introduced in the early 1960s, the Collins four-channel 212Z-1 remote amplifier's design was influenced by answers to a questionnaire

NAB Insider - March 23, 2004 

The weekly convention update for NAB2004 from Radio magazine, the radio technology leader.

Field Report: Harris Intraplex STL Plus 

WQSX-FM chose the Intraplex for its IBOC upgrade and provides this review.

The killer app defined 

With the NAB2004 convention just days away, broadcast equipment manufacturers ready their wares for the annual showing while the attendees plan their

Changes in tower standards 

Sometime this year the Telecommunications Industries Association (TIA) will release the most comprehensive revision to the tower standards since 1996.

Translator Applications Ripen 

The FCC now is immersed in evaluating and granting the thousands of FM translator applications filed as (non-mutually exclusive applications) in August

The search continues 

In the summer of 2003 we began our search to find the oldest transmitter in daily use. We received some submissions directly from stations, while others

Navigate electronic filing systems 

The FCC’s electronic filing systems can be tricky.

New Products (Feb 2004) 

New products from AKG, Andrew, Aphex Systems, Blue Sky International, Broadcast Devices, Broadcast Tools, Crossing Point, Heil Sound, Lawson, NHTPro, Prophet Systems, Radiofrequency Safety International, Sennheiser Electronics, Steinberg and Whirlwind.

The IBOC FM waveform 

The IBOC system for FM as developed by Ibiquity is a fascinating engineering feat.

Field Report: Orban Optimod-PC 1100 

Orban's Optimod-PC 1100 isn't a conventional FM or AM final processor.

Field Report: Adobe Audition 1 

Audio self-expression can be found in Adobe's multi-track editing program.

Shaping radio today and tomorrow 

Remembering an EBS incident.

The digital age has arrived 

One day we'll look back and remember when the digital age of radio began.

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