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.

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.

Antique Tube Testers 

A look at Steven Johnson's antique tube tester collection

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.

Domestic cars need to market best features 

Domestic car buyers want an Ipod connection more than they want satellite radio, GPS or HD Radio.

Balkite Radio Power Units 

Looking back at a 1927 Balkite ad for radio power units.

25 years of Pick Hits: Top winners 

This year marks the 25th year for Radio's Pick Hit Awards, so we look back at the companies who have claimed the most honors.

Wireworks celebrates 35 years 

Looking back at Wireworks 1970s beginnings.

FM-Capable Cell Phones and NAB Attendance Stats 

Looking back at NAB Show attendance, and looking ahead at FM-capable cell phones.

Entertainment industry going green, BE Spotmaster 

Looking back at Broadcast Electronic's 1959 Spotmaster and looking ahead at the entertainment industry going green.

OECD broadband penetration 

Looking back at a 1966 photo of Dave Land, and OECD broadband penetration.

A Webster-Chicago Model 80 Wire Recorder and the top 20 radio advertisers of 2008 

Looking back at a 30-year-old NAB study guide, a Webster-Chicago Model 80 Wire Recorder and the top radio advertisers of 2008.

Sign Off 

Looking back at photos from Johnny Beerling's Radio 1 book and looking ahead with radio revenue projections.

Sign Off 

That Was Then Hank Landsberg of Henry Engineering sent us these photos from his past. To the left is Landsberg when he worked for Drake-Chenault in 1974.

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