Recording audio outside the studio presents several challenges to the radio station. The ability to make a high-quality recording is not so difficult, given the broad range of portable choices to capture recorded sound.
This month Radio magazine highlights some of the less-obvious but no-less-important devices that serve essential functions.
The recent introduction of the dual-antenna method has caught people’s attention, and is an efficient method for stations that already have a licensed auxiliary antenna to get on the air fast.
A look back at some of the product introductions of NAB2004 from Action Sports Media, Adder Technology, American Audio, Audemat-Aztec, Audio Processing Technology, Brother, Coaxial Dynamics, Digigram, Efron Computerized Studios, Energy-Onix, Fostex, MGE UPS Systems, Middle Atlantic Products, Neutrik, Orban, Tascam, Trillium Lane Labs and Ward-Beck.
The NAB Convention review covers various aspects of the convention, from the sessions to the exhibit floor to the talk in the aisles.
This year's Pick Hit Award winners have more to celebrate than ever before because 2004 marks the 20th year that the Pick Hit Awards have been presented.
The Radio magazine Pick Hit awards recognize the 15 top new product introductions at the NAB convention, as decided by our panel of industry experts.
The syndicated program Ring of Fire gets a new studio with some interesting features.
Tower inspection expenses are small compared to the financial consequences of not spending the money on one. However, make sure that this is actually
Most studio projects are driven by one of three forces: time, budget or desired performance. In the case of Clear Channel Los Angeles, time was the driving force.
The microphone is the first element in the broadcast chain.
The term codec describes the function of encoding and decoding audio to pass through a defined data path. In radio, this term carries a more specific
The Compact Disc Recordable (CD-R) remains the most common optical media format used in audio/radio production environments. Ever since the CD-R became
Being involved in the building of a true showcase facility is an opportunity that few engineers ever realize in their careers. In early 2003, Cumulus
On-air control surface Wheatstone Booth N2802 Generation 8: This control surface offers four faders dedicated to call-in segments to provide error-free
For several years National Public Radio (NPR) has been on the leading edge of satellite audio distribution. Its first satellite distribution system was
A transmitter is a major capital expense and will usually see a long useful life at the station. Unless necessitated by a crisis or change in facility,
The consolidation of radio stations in markets such as Detroit has no doubt exposed many shortcomings and inefficiencies of facilities. Many studio buildings
Get on the FASTtrack for NAB2004. Part two of two.
Each year, the NAB and SBE team up to offer the most concentrated broadcast engineering education opportunity available. Each spring, the NAB convention
Get on the FASTtrack for NAB2004. Part one of two.