April 2012

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New Translators and Possibly Thousands of LPFM Stations

In March 2012, the FCC passed two report and order actions and a further notice of proposed rulemaking to do just that.


The New Mobile Broadcast via AoIP

Today's remotes use handheld devices, small portables and other road case must-haves.

Radio Kansas Rebuilds for its RF Future

Radio Kansas evolves its transmission strategy to elevate its HD Radio sidebands.

The Fast-changing Media Landscape

Tracking multiplatform media usage.


Revenue from HD Radio

Kevin McNamara steps back and considers what HD Radio actually brings to the table, in terms of "real world" capabilities.


FCC Acts on LPFM and Translator Rules

The actions were taken to implement the Local Community Radio Act of 2011 (LCRA) and provide opportunities for new LPFM stations to be licensed to local communities.


Field Report: Inovonics INOmini 632

One surprisingly challenging issue with operating HD Radio technology is cost-effective and professional monitoring. The Inovonics 632 addresses this need.

Field Report: Nautel NV40

WYSO at Antioch University in Yellow Springs, OH, continues to grow to meet the needs of its public radio audience. A new transmitter site is one of its recent projects.

Side by Side: USB Audio Interfaces

For portable use, a peripheral device is the simplest way to enhance a computer's audio I/O while still keeping the setup compact.

New Products at the 2012 NAB Show (April 2012)

More Product Previews from the 2012 NAB Show

New Products (April 2012)

New products from Alesis, Middle Atlantic, Neumann, Olympus, Sonifex and more.


Convenient Power with Diode Combining

What do you do when a signaling voltage is needed? Take advantage of what's already available.


Sign Off: The Case for Audio Quality and Audio Processing in Streaming Radio

Wheatstone Corporation commissioned a study to discover how and why stations can profitably coexist with the Internet.


Currents Headlines from the April 2012 Issue

The online headlines from the April 2012 issue of Radio magazine.

April 2012 Advertiser Links

Links to the advertisers in the April 2012 issue of Radio magazine.

Today in Radio History

Milestones From Radio's Past

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

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