Most Popular Articles
That was then
This is a 1968 shot through the newsroom window into the on-air studio of WXVW. Air personality Daon Fugate is shown at the mic. Dan Steffen is shown holding a 45rpm record. Notice the Western Electric console. It is probably from the 1930s and still worked great in 1968.
The cart machines were Sparta-Matic, the reel-to-reel deck, barely visible in this shot, was a Magnecord and the mic was an EV-666.
WXVW-AM was in Jeffersonville, IN, right across the river from Louisville, KY. In 1968 it was a 1kW, AM station operating at 1470KHz.
Do you have any staff photos from the past? Send them to us at radio@RadioMagOnline.com.
Do you remember?
A Texar ad in the March 1988 issue of Broadcast Engineering featured a photo of WHTZ New York Program Director Scott Shannon. The advertisement touted that Shannon's choice for program audio processing was the Texar Audio Prism. “The Audio Prism's unique, digitally controlled design delivers unsurpassed modulation power for high cumes, without the processing artifacts that sabotage quarter-hour maintenance,” the company wrote. It offered no-obligation, 10-day demos of the product.
Sample and Hold
Forty-nine percent of phone users (ages 18+) currently use their phones for more than just making and receiving calls. Fifty-seven percent anticipate using their phones for more than this in the next three years.
Source: Harris Interactive.
Acceptable Use Policy blog comments powered by Disqus
[an error occurred while processing this directive]
Today in Radio History
The history of radio broadcasting extends beyond the work of a few famous inventors.
EAS Information More on EAS
The feed provides feeds for all US states and territories.
Need a calendar for your computer desktop? Use one of ours.
Information from manufacturers and associations about industry news, products, technology and business announcements.
When Northern Community Radio set out to build a new community radio station in rural northern Minnesota 38 years ago, naysayers said that it would be broadcasting “only to a bunch of gophers
Browse Back Issues[an error occurred while processing this directive]
Also in the July Issue
- Trends in Technology: Robust IP STL
- LPFM on The March
- RF Engineering: Modern Modulation Techniques
- Field Report: Tascam TH-2000 Headphones
- Battery Maintenance: Testing and Charging