After Merlin Media took over stations in Chicago and New York, a format change required some major facility modifications. The project was complete in about one month.
Ferrites are helpful components in the fight against RF interference.
Our annual salary survey looks at the current state of personal earnings for broadcast engineers.
Pineridge Broadcasting launches a new station and builds a new digital facility to support it.
IBOC emission mask compliance measurements are important, and Greg Best shows you how to make them.
Unlike over-the-air transmission, there are multiple ways to stream to mobile devices, and the data rate depends on the device's network.
New products from ERI, Inovonics, MusicMaster, Wheatstone and more.
If you have some spare time in Chicago, take in some sights and grab a bite.
Our convention preview shows you the products, the sessions and the sights of Chicago.
While stations and networks take heroic efforts to create this audio, many stations are not fully protecting or managing these assets once they exist.
After its years of evolution, KUNC settles into its new home serving Colorado's eastern plains and mountain communities.
Arbitron provides an encoding monitor for every encoded audio service, including Web streams. Mike Kernen devised a way to monitor his six online streams.
Dial Global has undergone tremendous growth in the past three years, including acquiring Waitt Radio Networks and Jones Radio Networks in 2008. This drove the need to develop a technical infrastructure to support the most advanced technology in network radio today. Simply put: Dial Global needed a bigger boat.
The basics of raise, lower and status have evolved into multiple control paths and SMTP, SNMP, NTP and functionality.
TDM and AoIP are both effective platforms for a radio facility backbone. While their end function is the same, there underlying operation differs greatly.
Consolidating the content creation facilities with the distribution facilities brought some efficiency in transferring media between the radio and TV services, and made collaboration easier with administrative functions.
What made this project particularly challenging was the diversity of technical spaces that all live under the same roof.
As anyone who has tried to use a cellphone at a mountain top site knows, often coverage is spotty. Some rural transmitter sites are so rural they can't support a reliable connection to the PSTN.
The project moved the student media labs across campus, relocated the offices of seven professors, created a new iMac lab with 22 stations, and built a server/network independent from campus fiber connections.
A synopsis of the convention in new products shown on the floor and highlights of our daily photo blog. The Radio magazine Pick Hits, a tradition since 1985, are included.