Advancement of codec design has allowed lower bit-rates to be employed, and most codecs sound decent at these rates, but they are much more fragile with regards to distortion and susceptible to artifacts.
Technologists busily reinventing the Web say radio stations can look forward to an Internet where it's much easier to collaborate, innovate, and manipulate data and software on a wide variety of Net-friendly devices.
As the vision of Mixon Hall was being realized, CIM recognized the necessity of having a recording, production and broadcast studio, utilizing state-of-the-art technology, to match Mixon Hall and its many gifted performers.
Having a custom-built personal studio was once a luxury on-air radio talent could not experience. With the move toward computer-based digital recording technologies, more and more on-air talent are finding that owning their own personal studio is now within reach.
Jeff Littlejohn shares his insight about Clear Channel's announcement that all of its HD Radio stations were transmitting Itunes tags on the primary channel.
If you aren't already streaming audio from your radio station, you probably will be soon. Streaming is a natural alternative to program delivery for radio
By 2006, PRN needed additional studio space. At first, the plan was to move into an existing office space, utilizing as much of the original structure as possible. As the project progressed, it became clear the existing space was going to need a good bit of work
Serial data explained Even though there are faster and easier ways to connect data devices, many older protocols, particularly RS-232, live on. I have
The first difficulty in accommodating increased IBOC sideband levels is that, because of the higher peak-to-average AM component of the IBOC carriers, the transmitter must be derated from Class C saturated FM operation.
The Broadcaster Traffic Consortium, an alliance of several broadcast groups, is working with Navteq to provide real-time traffic and other location-based information for portable navigation devices and automobile in-dash systems via HD Radio technology.
Paragon Media Strategies Second Annual Youth Radio and New Media Study, Spring 2008.
From generator and UPS back-up to alternative sources, facility power is often-overlooked but mission-critical.
Alternative power supplies, road rack wiring and rubber belts.
Today, WNYZ, which covers Manhattan, Brooklyn, Staten Island, Northern New Jersey, and Southern Connecticut, brings a new beat to the tri-state area.
Big buttons, mic flags and free software.
Because of the size of the convention, it's likely you did not make it to every corner of the exhibits. That's where Radio magazine can help. Through our product wrap-up you can catch up on some of the items you missed.
The Radio magazine Pick Hits of the 2008 NAB Show are the top 15 new products of the convention as selected by the magazine's Pick Hits panel.
Broadcasting over IP is rapidly becoming the paradigm by which broadcasters are planning future broadcast network infrastructures.
Codecs manufactured by members of the Audio-via-IP Experts Group -- AETA, Mayah, Oban/CRL and Tieline -- are SIP compliant. This article details the handshaking communication to establish a reliable connection.
New products from the 2008 NAB Show from AEQ, Arrakis, Audio-Technica, Belden, Broadcast Devices, Broadcast Electronics, Clear-Com Systems, Comrex, Continental Electronics, Deva Broadcast, Edirol, ESE, Harris, HHB, Holophone, Klotz Digital, Nautel, Orban, Pristine Systems, RCS, Sealevel, Sonifex, Vorsis, V-Soft Communications and Wideorbit.