Two identical HD Radio Digital hybrid BE FM transmission packages will ship to an ETRI lab for bench tests this summer, with experimental broadcasts expected later in the year.
Ibiquity has a list of stations with licensed HD Radio technology and notes those on the air now. IBOC by state looks at various states and lists the stations making the transition. There are 44 stations in the North Star State broadcasting 62 HD Radio channels.
The plan envisions a range of devices with embedded HD Radio technology, including digital AM/FM radios, personal media devices and cell phones, personal computers, and other communication channels.
The efforts combines ibiquity's expertise in digital radio, Spectrarep's technologies for emergency notification and public safety information, and Sage's experience with EAS.
The HD Radio tests will begin summer 2009.
The public notice seeks input on the process of possibly granting the power increase among other issues.
The new model adds an HD Radio receiver and integration with Xbox.
The SDRS-400 reference is comprised of the LV25400 RF front-end IC and the LC75040 analog back-end IC.
Panama joins several other countries, including Brazil, the Dominican Republic, Indonesia, Jamaica, Mexico, the Philippines, Switzerland, Thailand and Ukraine, in selecting the technology.
Mutlicasting, the ability to transmit more than one program stream on the FM HD Radio path, is one enhancement that can show a direct result right now.
Among the electronic media, broadcast radio may be the hardest for the audience to answer the simple question, "What's on?"
In the time since the idea of increasing the power level of the digital sideband carriers in the hybrid HD Radio signal, debates on the idea, and the specific power level have ensued.
The Nautel NV20 is a solid-state FM transmitter capable of running in analog, digital and hybrid modes. The footprint of this box is amazingly small for the power levels attained.
Brian Beezley has documented the audible effects of misaligned time delay and mismatched audio, and he has written a handy utility to help keep the analog and digital elements synchronized.
The certification program provides a reference platform to ensure all products using HD Radio technology meet the performance requirements deemed necessary by Ibiquity.
The partnerships result in more RBDS and HD Radio broadcasting market coverage.
That's more than 140 licensees for developing consumer digital radio technology for the global market.
HD Radio is available as an option or standard in 13 auto brands. Land Rover is the latest addition.
Six more car models are added for 2010.
The Ibiquity 4.2 code core update enables the RCS HD Importer to send information to the latest exporters available.
WODS-FM HD2 in Boston, owned by CBS, is the 1,000th HD Radio multicast station.
The November demo, held in Philadelphia, showed the practical application of using HD Radio for the mobile feed.
The Teac HD-1 tabletop device features Itunes tagging and an Iphone/Ipod dock.
The XK will be the first model, followed by the XF.
It seems the 2,000-station mark is in sight, but the rate at which stations are activating HD Radio signals has slowed.