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.
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.
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.
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.
Find exhibitors and Radio magazine's booth on the 2009 NAB Radio Show exhibit floor.
To the uninitiated, it seems like quite a challenge to get a station's Internet stream up and running. With questions about royalties, content, owners and streaming sponsors, it's more involved than plugging a studio feed into a media encoder.
In the wee hours of the morning the logging truck was hot-wired and taken for a ride on top of Bald Eagle Mountain, the location of WILQ's transmitter site. The driver proceeded to drive the truck straight through the front of the building, using the front door as a target.
Waiting for the dust to settle before committing to an HD Radio transmission system? This should help.
In our current economy, planning and executing a major project is becoming increasingly difficult. We must find new and clever ways to build and improve our facilities.
From the 2009 NAB Show: Insight to the portable audio recorder technology on display at the convention.
Getting back on the air was the first priority. Once that was accomplished, steps were taken to improve the temporary facilities.
After the dust had settled on getting WCFB on air at a temporary site, the task of selecting a new antenna for the permanent installation began.
A borderline F3/F4 tornado had cut a path across WCFB's transmitter property, directly hitting the building and 1,500' tower, bringing it to the ground. The building and everything in it was a total loss and it was going to be a long recovery process.
The 2009 Pick Hits included products from Axia Audio, Bird Technologies Group, Burk Technology, Comrex, Day Sequerra, Harris, Henry Engineering, Litepanels, Nautel, Shure, Sierra Automated Systems and Tieline Technology.
New products from Acoustical Solutions, AEQ, AKG, Audio-Technica, Bext, Broadcast Bionics, JK Audio, Orban, Overly Door, PTEK, and Yellowtec.
2009 NAB Show review: The Pick Hits, new products, technology spotlight and photos.
From the 2009 NAB Show: Insight to the IP codec technology on display at the convention.
From the 2009 NAB Show: Insight to the IP audio technology on display at the convention.