Sanyo, LG Plan to have DAB+ Receivers Ready for Australia Rollout 

Sanyo is introducing three DAB+ capable systems, while LG will launch its own micro system.

Brazil Submits Data to ITU as it Weighs Digital Radio Standards 

Tests in Sao Paolo and Belo Horizonte could determine what type of digital radio technology is best suited for Brazil.

Australian DAB+ Set for First Regional Rollout 

The nation's first regional multiplex is on track to turn up in early July 2010.

British Government Shoots Down Digital Radio Promo 

A recent flight of ads generated by the Digital Radio Development Bureau (DRB) was banned by the ASA for being misleading.

Is WorldSpace/Liberty Deal Lost in Space? 

Just as it looked like the bankrupt firm's remaining assets would be acquired by Liberty Satellite Radio, negotiations were hung up in an unexplained impasse.

IBOC by State: Wisconsin (May 2010) 

There are 47 stations in the Badger State broadcasting 68 HD Radio channels.

Some FM HDs Hope to Crank up the Volume on Monday 

An FCC order permitting FM licensees operating IBOC digital hybrid signals to increase their digital power by 6dB without prior notice or by as much as 10dB by first filing an informal request is expected to go into effect on May 10, 2010

DRM+ Symposium Slated for May 27 

The symposium will offer presentations on system concepts, along with laboratory and field data generated during DRM+/DAB+ testing conducted in VHF band III.

Sirius XM Launches Android App 

Features include the ability to listen to Sirus XM content while surfing or checking e-mail, bookmark channels, and access a lookaround function.

FM HD Radio Achieves Mainstream Feel at 2010 NAB Show 

HD Radio has become more of a fixture than a question mark, at least on FM.

IBOC by State: North Carolina (April 2010) 

There are 66 stations in the Old North State broadcasting 108 HD Radio channels.

Ibiquity Demonstrates Active Radio EAS  

The technology provides continuous monitoring regardless of the device being turned on or off.

New Portable Receiver Combines HD Radio, Mobile DTV 

The device utilizes a compact HD Radio module as well as Radio Shack's Gigaware iPod accessory.

Adoption of Digital Economy Bill Means Change for British Radio 

The legislation includes six specific provisions designed to facilitate a transition to DAB-only for the BBC as well as larger commercial channels, while improving the lot of smaller regional and community stations, expected to remain on analog FM indefinitely.

AM Operators Now Have IBOC Digital Options 

IBiquity's new modified MA1 specification allows broadcasters to sacrifice a degree of digital throughput in exchange for a somewhat higher analog bandwidth and a commensurate noise-floor reduction in analog receivers.

At the 2010 NAB Show, the IBOC Emphasis Shifts back to Transmission 

The biggest factor driving this reexamination is, of course, the FCC's January nod to increase FM IBOC digital carriers by as much as 10dB over previous levels.

IBOC by State: Utah (April 2010) 

There are 22 stations in The Beehive State broadcasting 40 HD Radio channels.

CPB Targets IBOC Power Increase in Latest Fund Cycle 

CPB will continue to support complete digital conversion projects and other projects that facilitate the delivery of digital content, multicasting and other advanced digital radio services.

HD Radio Alliance Launches Q2 Campaign 

The current campaign seeks to leverage a national upturn in auto sales as an opportunity to get more OEM HD radios on the road in radio markets across the country.

CRA Reports on DAB+ Adoption Down Under 

The study reports that DAB+ in Australia is exceeding expectations.

KACU Goes Elevated IBOC with Continental 

KACU is licensed to Abilene Christian University on 89.7 with an analog TPO of 9.1kW and ERP of 33kW.

Frontier Silicon Demos Single Mode DAB/FM Radio 

UK radio listeners could be looking forward to a future where DAB and analog FM radio appear seamlessly on a single radio display.

IBOC by State: Montana (March 2010) 

There are 23 stations in The Treasure State broadcasting 26 HD Radio channels.

Pew Project's 2010 Report Yields Mixed Signals for U.S. Digital Radio 

On the plus side, 236 million Americans continue to use radio on a weekly basis.

CBS First to Air HD4 Content 

As it has done with multicast channels elsewhere, CBS has WJFK relying on out-of-market company signals to populate all of its HD channels.

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