What do you like best about radio?
Do you remember? Gates-Harris Intertype manufactured and marketed the Vanguard I 1kW AM transmitter during the early 1960s. The transmitter combined solid-state
Do you spend less time with other media because you're always online?
Remember the Ampex Disc Spot? This merging of a tape recorder and a phonograph never really took off.
Do most stations lose listeners during radio commercial breaks? The reality may surprise you.
In honor of Greater Media's 50th birthday, here's a look back at its first years.
The computer hard drive is 50 years old this month. Take a look at the IBM RAMAC, which held 5MB of data and was the size of a refrigerator.
Turnkey studio installations are not a new idea, and we look back at one offering from the 80's. Also, Radio magazine reviews the top radio revenue generators of 2005 and adds its own analysis.
Portability is the strength of radio. We look at the early days of portable test and measurement, an improvement to the portable radio of the 50's, and the current trend in portable audio listening.
The September 1969 cover of Broadcast Engineering magazine depicted Radio Free Europe's (RFE) master control room—the hub of RFE's organization.
Find out the main reasons why people don't subscribe to satellite radio.
Broadband-enabled hotels to triple.
The early days of profanity delay.
The real interest in satellite radio, and a visit to the Big One.
Do you remember the Telex Magnacord?
Digital music sales dominated the first half of 2005, while CD and DVD sales continue to slowly drop.
The patch bay once ruled supreme, but this is true no more.
Custom-built consoles were once the norm.
Portable audio entertainment comes full circle when flash memory meets the audio tube.
Who were the top 10 radio station owners in regard to revenue in 2004, and how does each rate with regard to individual station revenues?
How do you most often listen to music?
What is the main reason why people listen to Internet Radio?
Which medium did people rely on most during the 2004 hurricanes? Radio, of course.
An early remote vehicle, the future of cart replacement and a look at the industries that advertise the most in radio.