Golden Age Stories 

This online radio station that will feature unabridged, multicast audiobooks of pulp fiction short stories and books written by L. Ron Hubbard in the 1930s and 1940s, for free.

Broadband Growth Through 2009 

According to the Broadband Forum, broadband growth was steady in 2009, with a pick-up in every region in the fourth quarter.

A Technical History of WHAV 

Tim Cocodiscusses the construction and growth of the AM/FM combo station between 1947 and the early 1980s.

American Idol on the radio 

Mediabase's report analyzes the effect of the artists from "American Idol" on radio.

Sonifex Hand-Built Mixer 

When Hospital Radio Bedford decided to replace its aging Sonifex mixer, the charity returned the hand-built mixer to Sonifex for posterity.

Media Usage Pyramid 2010 

What are consumers listening to? Pandora soars in Jacobs Media's Tech Survey VI.

Sayonara Floppy Disk 

In April 2010, Sony said sayonara to floppy, announcing it would cease production of 1.44MB, 3.5" floppy disks in March 2011.

Advertising Expenditures 

Advertising is off for all media. In the report we see how the fourth quarter 2009 ad spending was off 6 percent against 2008, with nearly all media improving upon their January-September performance.

Media in the Lives of 8- to 18-year-olds 

See how radio, and similarly music and audio, fared against other media devices in this survey of media usage among 8- to 18-year-olds.

Radio in the Movie the Accidental Husband 

Radio Systems helps on-set for "Accidental Husband."

FCC Measures Cell Phone Activity 

The FCC has found that downloading or streaming music or video via cell phone appealed to only 17 percent of adults on average.

Interest in Features of Ipod Nano's FM Tuner 

According to Vision Critical Communications, radio is getting a second chance with the new Nano's FM tuner.

The First Live Opera Transmission 

Jan 12, 2010 was the 100th anniversary of the first live transmission of opera via radio.

Images from "Pirate Radio" 

Can you identify any of the equipment in these images from the movie "Pirate Radio"?

Thoughts on Audio over IP 

In our recent webinar, IP Audio in the Studio, we asked attendees to answer a few questions about AoIP. Here is what they said.

How U.S. Adults Use Audio 

According to a study by the Council for Research Excellence and The Nielsen Company, broadcast radio accounts for more than half of all audio media exposure each day.

KZUN circa 1970 

A look back at photos from KZUN in Opportunity, WA, courtesy of Bill Harms.

Number of articles by John Battison 

Total number of articles Battison has penned: 215. How much the broadcast community has learned from him: countless.

John Battison: 1986 View of Radio Future 

In 1986 John Battison wrote an article called Making History in which he made predictions about the future of broadcast radio. Here are his predictions.

Antique Tube Testers 

A look at Steven Johnson's antique tube tester collection

Don't be anti-social 

According to Jacobs Media's Tech Survey V for 2009, two-thirds of people surveyed visit and or/have profiles on social networking sites, up from 57 percent in last year's poll.

WNOX Knoxville 

Ed Hooper once again sends fantastic pictures of the old days of radio with his new book Knoxville's WNOX.

Broadcast Showing Progress in Internet Revenue 

BIA estimates radio and television stations collectively drove approximately $805 million in online dollars, equal to 7.3 percent of the $11 billion local online advertising money spent in 2008.

Antique radios 

Steve Johnson has an extensive collection of antique radios. We highlight a few of the more interesting items.

Ads people ignore 

According to a Harris Interactive survey, 46 percent of adults are ignoring Internet banner ads. However, 91 percent of radio listeners are listening to radio ads.

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