With nearly 2,000 HD Radio broadcast services now operating in the United States, we're certainly approaching a critical mass on the delivery side of digital radio.
WKSU had a major decision to make: Either add 5,000 square feet onto the broadcast center building or complete the installation of IBOC technology at its non-IBOC stations and further enhance the network with the implementation of multicast channel and program-associated data capabilities for each station.
Because the proposed IBOC power increase hasn't yet been approved by the FCC, it may be a little early to budget for transmission facility upgrades -- but at the very least you should be in the planning stage.
The complexity of Bonneville Phoenix operation is apparent with just a short visit to the new facility. It would be next to impossible to operate as it is today had it remained in its downtown space.
Radio is beginning to have significant competition; will it continue to stand the test of time?
Radio stations handle large amounts of data. While many may not think of the station as being a data center, in reality it is. This article on data center design considerations can apply to a radio station's IT facilities as well.
To know John is to know the history of our industry, and to hear him speak is an education in itself.
Why are there so many different manufacturers of satellite receivers? Conrad Trautmann explains the reasons.
Old brick walls and century-old post-and-beam construction are not the first things that come to mind for a state-of-the-art radio studio, but for public radio station WFCR's newsroom, it was all about the character.
ESE World Skies has some useful information on satellite technology on its website.
It's a tough year to talk about money. The good news is, you probably still care about your job.
Moving WOON-AM from storefront to little house took less than three months.
Migration to IP audio can save money as well as offer new choices in the way audio is shipped for remotes, STLs and other real-time links.
This will be the third time the convention has visited the historic city.
New products at the NAB Radio Show from Wheatstone, Comrex, AEQ, Day Sequerra, Broadcast Electronics, Logitek, SAS, Nautel, Harris and more.
We don't know what the future holds for energy prices -- but it seems more likely they will increase, rather than decrease. An investment in alternative power may pay off down the road in ways that are hard to imagine today.
A studio move sounds simple, but because the city was reimbursing Clear Channel for the move, the city had to review the bids.
Find exhibitors and Radio magazine's booth on the 2009 NAB Radio Show exhibit floor.
The engineering sessions and events at this year's NAB Radio Show cover some timely topics, including the new AM proof rules, the Electronic Program Guide project, HD Radio sideband power and IP audio.