In March 2006, Arbitron decided to wait until it received MRC accreditation for the PPM radio ratings service in Houston before it would discontinue the diaries and make the PPM the main radio ratings service in Houston.
Radio One has agreed to encode its radio stations in Philadelphia and Los Angeles for the Arbitron Portable People Meter (PPM) audience measurement services.
With HD Radio, stations at minimum need to monitor the main channel audio. But there's also multicasting, PAD and funny initials like DAAI and QI that tell volumes about the signal. The big question is how to acquire all of that data.
The foundation of every studio begins with the studio furniture. While the furniture determines the growth potential of the room, conversely, the room will also dictate the type and style of furniture used.
Once the studio furniture is in place, it's time to install the equipment, right? Not yet. Cable management, air flow and the finishing touches of mounts and access holes must be addressed.
Interep has signed an agreement for Arbitron Portable People Meter radio ratings services in the top 50 radio markets when Arbitron commercializes the PPM.
Burk's GSC3000 combines all aspects of remote facilities management.
Enhancing its visibility and interaction with the listening public, WUNC's new radio facility is located at site of the American Tobacco Company where Lucky Strike and other popular cigarettes were once made.
Online exclusive: additional photos from the WUNC Facility Showcase in the November 2006 issue.
Arbitron has revised its Portable People Meter (PPM) roll-out timetable in an effort to deploy the service quicker to the Top 50 markets
Buckley Radio, a Top 50 radio broadcasting company that owns 20 stations and the WOR Radio Network, will begin using the Portable People Meter (PPM) for audience measurement in a multi-year agreement with Arbitron for its audience measurement services.
Pamplin's new studios would be extensive: two on-air studios, one control room, one news anchor booth, one full newsroom, one traffic studio, three production studios, one master control and a server room. In the end, the upgrade positions the station to be ready for the challenges of the future.
Arbitron is field testing an audio matching capability to add to the Portable People Meter (PPM) electronic ratings system that would allow the PPM to track audiences to radio stations that choose not to encode their signals.
The computer hard drive is 50 years old this month. Take a look at the IBM RAMAC, which held 5MB of data and was the size of a refrigerator.
This national, progressive-entertainment, talk radio network--known for its outspoken personalities--launched in March 2004. There's a lot going on in this facility, and thanks to digital routing, Air America Radio maintains complete control
McRadio that is produced in look-alike radio factories seems to be the norm. Lincoln Financial Group wanted to emphasize what it thinks is not only a unique feel-good experience for listeners and employees, but also a competitive advantage
The proliferation of audio over digital cable has made the transportation of audio as well as voice, data, and control easier and more effective.
The result of WFUV's $5.5 million budget and long, hard work from the engineering staff is a strong and flexible radio facility that provides a productive and flexible place for work.
The proliferation of new communications technologies has had a tremendously positive effect on the amount and types of wire and cable available for a radio studio facility.
This facility had been a working farm until it was converted into an industrial area in the mid-1980s, and the barn became a radio facility in 1995.
When it was purchased, the WKLU studios were in a house that at one time was a pet store.
The genesis of this project was an opportunity to relocate and upgrade WDPR's transmitter site from a deteriorating leased tower that was only 200-feet tall, to the local PBS affiliate's 1,500-foot tower.
This station group recently relocated to a new facility in Latham, NY, bringing all seven stations under the same roof with the idea that merging all technical and business elements results in a smoother, more efficient operation for the entire group.
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.
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.