December 2011

December 2011 cover

Passing the (EAS) Test

Was the national EAS test a total failure? Hardly. There were problems, but the test was successful in bringing these problems to light.


Ethernet-based Audio Routing: A How-to Guide

To remove some of the mystery, we look at the differences between the products of three manufacturers by designing a hypothetical radio station.

Backstage at A Prairie Home Companion

It's an old-time radio program feel, but with modern production techniques.


MPLS Networks

Multiprotocol Label Switching is a highly scalable alternative method to route different types of data through a common network.


A Change in Interference Protection Rules?

A recent petition for rulemaking filed with the Commission would change the interference protection rules for the non-reserved FM band to largely match the rules in other services.


Field Report: Orban Optimod-FM 8600

Bill Eisenhamer of Lincoln Financial Media California likes the familiar feel and updated features of the Orban processor.

Field Report: Harris PR&E NetWave

These Lehigh Valley Pennsylvania stations chose the NetWave to broadcast a high-quality on-air product while remaining within budget.

Side by Side: Acoustic Tiles

If the studio doesn't sound good, the on-air product won't sound good either. Here are some products to control the acoustics.

New Products (December 2011)

New products from AudioScience, JK Audio, Liquid Compass and more.


Tech Tips: Using Ferrites

Ferrites are helpful components in the fight against RF interference.


Sign Off: Women's Radio Usage

An Alan Burns and Associates survey looks at women's radio and media listening and usage habits.


Currents Headlines from the December 2011 Issue

The online headlines from the December 2011 issue of Radio magazine.

December 2011 Advertiser Links

Links to the advertisers in the December 2011 issue of Radio magazine.

2012 Buyers Guide Advertiser Links

Links to the advertisers in the 2012 Radio magazine Buyers Guide.

Today in Radio History

Milestones From Radio's Past

The history of radio broadcasting extends beyond the work of a few famous inventors.

Digital Edition

Each Issue as a Digital Edition

Read each issue online in our Digital Edition Format in your Web browser.

EAS Information More on EAS

NWS XML/Atom Feed for CAP Messages

The feed provides feeds for all US states and territories.

Wallpaper Calendar

Radio 2014 Calendar Wallpaper

Need a calendar for your computer desktop? Use one of ours.

The Wire

A virtual press conference

Information from manufacturers and associations about industry news, products, technology and business announcements.

Join Us Facebook Twitter YouTube LinkedIn
Radio magazine cover

Current Issue

“Free Beer” and “Hot Wings” in the Morning

Townsquare Media's WGRD builds a new studio for their syndicated morning show including video

Browse Back Issues

[an error occurred while processing this directive]