WLRN expands its on-air services 

WLRN, a high-power FM operation based in Miami, is the pre-eminent NPR member station for South Florida.

KQED: Improving on excellence 

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.

A small market with big ideas 

In January of 2004, Renda consolidated all its stations into a facility in downtown Indiana, PA.

Effective facility consolidation 

The state of current networking technology now permits users several flexibility for the reconfiguration of any office environment.

Field Report: Cold Heat Soldering Tool 

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.

The best laid plans 

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.

A New Michigan Radio 

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.

Fox News 

Step inside the studio used by Bill O'Reilly and Alan Colmes at Fox News.

Practical form, affordable plans 

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.

Proving Performance: Test and measurement 

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.

Connections 

The lines between audio and data are blurred further every day. Recent technology and product introductions take this even further.

The Silent Partner Wire & Cable 

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.

Move the studios? A Capital Idea 

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.

2004 Product Source - Beyond these walls 

Radio magazine's annual Product Source, Beyond these walls.

Build it big, build it right 

This radio station cluster includes a total of 27 studios: nine on-air studios, nine image studios and nine production studios.

Test and measurement in the digital age 

A few engineers believe it is easier to maintain a digital audio chain because they no longer need to deal with the audible effects of ground loops, noise, crosstalk and mismatches typical in some analog signal paths. Wrong!

Sacred Heart Radio 

Through community support, WNOP was able to build studios to deliver its message to its Catholic audience.

The Future is now at Clear Channel Cincinnati 

After spending 15 years high atop Frog's Mountain, Clear Channel has successfully consolidated four AM stations, two FM stations, five radio networks, 250 personnel -- including 75 on-air and engineering staff -- under one roof.

Redefining a radio station 

There were several obstacles for Radio One to overcome when it decided to build a radio station in a mall.

Update on the PPM 

It is hoped that the PPM will level the ratings playing field by having the unique ability to take into account virtually all forms of media, including those originating from Internet streaming, digital satellite, cable and background sources, as well as traditional over-the-air radio and TV broadcasting.

Sign Off 

This is the on-air studio of WFMT Chicago in 1983. WFMT was, and still is, a classic music station with cable distribution of its programming throughout

Ring of Fire debuts a new talk facility 

The syndicated program Ring of Fire gets a new studio with some interesting features.

ESPN Radio enters the digital age 

Jiminy Christmas, is this place big! Ron Dibble isn't exaggerating. The co-host of the Dan Patrick Show on ESPN Radio was accustomed to broadcasting from

Clear Channel LA brings it all together 

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.

A Climate for Change 

A hot new radio facility in the desert.

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