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.
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.
Cumulus' new nine-studio location was to be built in four months. While this sounds like a reasonable amount of time, it's important to know that the building itself would not be built for another month.
If you had the opportunity to equip yourself anew for the year, which pieces of equipment would make your core list?
When the work takes you outside the studio.
Doug Irwin put the Dscope test set through several tests of his own.
What happens when you have four licensees, two distinct locations and one consolidation project?
After 79 years on the 23rd floor of its Times Square location, it was time for WOR to move its operations.
How can seven employees get their work done in a radio station that is so small, there is literally no room for them to do their work? They build a new facility.
Bonneville International had a major problem with its four newly acquired radio stations in St. Louis, but it was nothing that a new studio couldn't fix.
The one element of an air studio that makes everything work together is often the most overlooked.
WLRN, a high-power FM operation based in Miami, is the pre-eminent NPR member station for South Florida.
When the most-listened-to public radio station in the country upgrades to all-digital production, you can be certain that it will not be a timid or hesitant move.
In January of 2004, Renda consolidated all its stations into a facility in downtown Indiana, PA.
You have seen the TV spots for the latest and greatest products that we just can't live without. Recently there was one that caught the eye of our reviewer. It might have caught your eye as well.
In most cases, the plans are set and followed with minor variations because of challenges. In the case of Journal’s Omaha stations, just finalizing the plan was the challenge.
The state of current networking technology now permits users several flexibility for the reconfiguration of any office environment.
WUOM, Michigan Radio, went through a revitalization in 1996, launching an NPR news/talk format that has led to a near quadrupling in audience since then. See how the new studios have helped the station achieve this success.
Step inside the studio used by Bill O'Reilly and Alan Colmes at Fox News.
The lines between audio and data are blurred further every day. Recent technology and product introductions take this even further.
When Nassau set out to build a consolidated facility for its stations in southern New Hampshire, the goal was to create a reliable and functional facility without breaking the bank. The engineering team had to overcome several obstacles, including the physical location, as well as challenges from the site owner and the local telephone company.
While the basic skills of evaluating system performance are still in place, the tools and the methods used today are changing significantly. Digital signals require analog tools, but you can't neglect the analog elements either.
While wire is a passive component in an installation, the wrong choice can introduce signal losses between the source and destination, as well as introduce possible interference from external noise. The result is lost data and excessive installation time.
Until the end of August 2004, KMAJ-AM, KMAJ-FM, KQTP-FM, KTOP-AM, KDVV-FM and KWIC-FM were in three different locations around town.
Radio magazine's annual Product Source, Beyond these walls.