2009 Pick Hits


        Radio on FacebookJoin us on Facebook
Burk PPM Assurance

Automatic PPM recovery
Burk Technology
PPM Assurance: The PPM Assurance protects ratings and reduces overhead by constantly monitoring all PPM encoders and providing automatic encoder toggling. E-mail alerts and exception reporting keep stakeholders up to date. It is a complete automatic recovery system. In addition to providing reliable backup encoder activation, the PPM Assurance monitor establishes direct data connectivity to the Arbitron equipment to verify code accuracy. And because loss of audio means lost PPM credit, built-in silence sensing enables swift program recovery.

What the Judges had to say:

  • There's nothing else like it.
  • It's cheap insurance for PPM encoding.

    800-255-8090
    www.burk.com
    sales@burk.com

    Comrex Bric-Link

    Audio-over-IP transmission
    Comrex
    Bric-Link: Bric-Link transmits audio over IP networks and is suited for point-to-point "nailed up" audio links over a wide variety of data circuits including ISM band IP radios, T1/E1s, satellite data channels, WANs and LANs. Contained in a small, desktop package, two Bric-Links can be mounted in a 1RU rack space. Balanced analog 1/4" I/O, as well as switchable AES I/O, four contact closures, ancillary data and consumer level front panel I/O for monitoring are provided on BRIC-Link's compact and rugged chassis.

    What the Judges had to say:

  • Offering multiple conversion formats — including AAC — is very flexible.
  • I like the fine-tuned GUI.

    800-237-1776
    www.comrex.com
    info@comrex.com

    Day Sequerra M4DDM

    Digital signal processor
    Day Sequerra
    M4DDM: This diversity delay monitor is the first Day Sequerra product to incorporate the company's newly developed Timelock DSP algorithm to automatically maintain alignment of the HD Radio main program signal (MPS) analog and HD-1 digital audio. Using its selective off-air tuner, the M4DDM measures the MPS analog and HD-1 digital audio diversity and generates a continuous stream of correction vectors to keep the analog and digital audio time and level aligned. These correction vectors can be processed internally by the M4DDM to delay the digital program audio or can be sent via Ethernet to an HD Radio Embedded Exporter to provide the necessary delay. Additionally, the unit has digital audio outputs for confidence monitoring and alarm outputs for loss of program audio and OFDM sidebands as well as HD Radio data and RBDS data payloads. The algorithm used in the M4DDM is based on a new digital audio correlation methodology developed jointly by Harris and Day Sequerra.

    What the Judges had to say:

  • It works for up to five stations/streams. Fantastic.
  • I like the options to run audio through it or link it to a processor or link it to an Exporter.

    856-719-9900
    www.daysequerra.com
    info@daysequerra.com



  • Acceptable Use Policy
    blog comments powered by Disqus

    [an error occurred while processing this directive]

    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

    Powered by NASH: Cumulus Delivers Country From Nashville

    Cumulus builds a new campus in Nashville to house its NASH family of brands

    Browse Back Issues

    [an error occurred while processing this directive]