Taking the show on the road 

As technology has progressed, broadcasters have found ways to use improved technologies in unique ways to make remote broadcasts sound as good as being in the studio, but with the convenience of lighter and more flexible equipment.

Big, but not so easy 

Following the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans would seem to be the last place to originate a coast-to-coast broadcast for New Year's Eve. The city of New Orleans and NPR felt differently, and the pressure was on to prepare for the event.

Preparing for the gold 

Proving that it's never too early to start planning, Westwood One began planning for the 2006 Winter Olympics coverage during the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens.

Open Mic: Inside the HD Digital Radio Alliance 

After the CES convention, Radio magazine talked to Peter Ferrara, president of the HD Digital Radio Alliance, about the new group's plans. Radio: The

The Art of Surround 

With the latest product announcements for the consumer, it looks like surround-sound broadcasting and HD Radio are making more headway in the radio broadcasting arena.

IBOC Installations 

Radio magazine asked several stations about the options they chose and why.

Top tower maintenance tips 

James Ruedlinger, a staff engineer in ERI's Structural Division, shares his observations of the top ten maintenance problems he encounters when working on towers.

The vertical challenge 

As broadcasters rush to prepare for adoption of the new standard, the time is ripe to step back to consider the state of the radio tower industry and the effect Revision G will have on it.

Building the new while maintaining the old: MPR rebuilds 

When Minnesota Public Radio first considered expanding its building, it didn't take long to realize there were new technologies to use and improved construction plans to implement. With this came the rare chance to revamp the technical operation.

All about ISCSI 

This relatively new protocol for storage technology offers many compelling benefits.

Step Up To the Mic 

Listeners are more familiar with the sound of the human voice than anything else, and with a little effort and the right mic, an announcer can sound like he is right there. Tried and true mics work, but there are plenty of new possibilities.

Idea for AM OBOC2 and/or AM EV-DO 

Larry Ray's idea on how to use the existing AM band as redirect to an FM multicast station.

Waitt's Store-and-forward Satellite Programming 

Satellite-delivered radio formats are not a new idea. But instead of a continuous audio stream and a fixed clock for affiliates to follow, Waitt Radio Networks uses a store-and-forward approach that allows greater flexibility to its subscriber stations.

The 1st annual Radio Innovative Product Award Winner 2004 

Introduced in 2004, the Radio magazine Innovative Product Awards were developed to honor excellence in new product development in the radio industry.

When the Sound matters 

On-air audio processing involves the science of design and understanding, and the art of knowing how to manipulate the controls.

Bob and Tom make big plans 

Ten years and more than 150 affiliates later, we look at the next generation Bob and Tom Show studio. It's brand new and immense, but no one has the guts to say it will be big enough.

Effective surround monitoring 

The topic of surround sound has grow from a small topic to one of prominence at radio and audio engineering conferences.

Growing pains 

A new studio is a big change. Sometimes, there's more to adjust to than just the equipment.

When disaster strikes 

Through an unprecedented cooperative effort, the two companies, normally at odds with one another as competitors, put aside everything else so that they could serve the citizens of the greater New Orleans area in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

Trends in Test Equipment 

If you had the opportunity to equip yourself anew for the year, which pieces of equipment would make your core list?

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