Environmental, ground system problems 

As the FCC continues to delete mandatory measurements and checks from the Part 73 rules, some unintentional traps are opened for the unwary engineer.

Field Report: SWR Illumitron 

KKXS, Shingletown, CA, improves its signal with a new antenna. Read about it in this review.

Field Report: Enco Systems DADpro32 

Three radio stations in Detroit moved into new facilities in 2000, all with unique circumstances: more than 40 workstations, linear-stereo storage for all stations, dual-touch screens in all control rooms and enough redundancy so that we would never go off the air.

Commissioner Adelstein sworn in 

For the seven years immediately preceding his Commission swearing-in, Jonathan Adelstein was senior legislative aide to Senator Tom Daschle (D-SD), who was majority leader of the Senate for much of that time.

Field Report: AEQ Eagle and Swing 

With ISDN phone lines becoming commonplace just about anywhere in the world, broadcasters have come to rely on them to deliver high-quality audio from remote locations and events back to their studio.

Predictive audio encoding 

Subband Adaptive Differential Pulse Code Modulation is a non-perceptual method for reducing the bit rate of linear pulse code modulation encoded audio in real time. There are three commercial equipment options are available when adopting this method of compression.

Ahead of the curve 

Everyone needs the right tools for the job. Our goal at Radio magazine is to provide you with some of those tools.

Digital Radio in 1994, John Battison in 1931 

1994: The EIA and NRSC review seven DAR systems at NASA's Lewis Research Center in Cleveland. Also, On the air in 1931 and a llok at listener loyalty.

Field Report: Wheatstone Bridge 

When Cumulus began building a new facility for its stations in Houston, the primary design goal was that versatility and reliability would be emphasized on the studio end of the project.

Legacy equipment 

Why buy new when the existing equipment still works fine? Keep some of that vintage equipment running right.

The path to IBOC 

As we get comfortable with the new knowledge of IBOC, new questions arise almost as quickly as old answers are found.

Firewalls and security 

Computer networks are increasingly vulnerable to security threats, and e-mail is perhaps the most critical threat.

New Products (Feb 2003) 

Sierra Automated Systems - Riolink | AEQ - Swing and Eagle | ATI - AMM200

FCC to crack down on fee delinquents 

New rules stiffen the fines for not paying regulatory and other fees.

The changes to EAS 

What is covered by the latest changes to EAS? The simple answer is a time extension and new event codes, but what does this mean?

Shaping radio today and tomorrow 

A look back at the Philips DCC, an increase in high-speed Internet access, and 10 Years of Radio looks back at the IBOC tests of 1994.

Often-forgotten FCC rules 

Ignorance of the rules is not a valid excuse when an inspector comes calling. Here are some of the frequently overlooked rules.

Standing waves and antennas 

When problems of abnormal VSWR occur, they generally result from mechanical or electrical damage due to the transmission line or antenna, and frequently to heavy ice formation on the antenna.

New Products (Jan 2003) 

See the latest new products for radio from AudioScience, Broadcast Electronics, Digigram, DPA Microphones, Fanfare and Wheatstone.

Field Report: Syntrillium Cool Edit Pro 2.0 

A flexible and user-friendly waveform editor and multi-track arranger.

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