FMCONT is a software module that performs channel searches through a current FCC FM broadcast records database.
A review of the FMX480, a 1RU device that includes an RBDS encoder, DARC encoder, stereo generator, multiplex optimizer and multiplex limiter.
Most of the radio transmitters in use today depend on feedback, negative or positive, for their successful operation.
The recent introduction of the dual-antenna method has caught people’s attention, and is an efficient method for stations that already have a licensed auxiliary antenna to get on the air fast.
Read about a solar-powered station from 1979.
The debate over IBOC is as strong as ever.
Sometimes we lose sight of the relationship between current in an antenna and the resulting field strength value.
The NAB Convention review covers various aspects of the convention, from the sessions to the exhibit floor to the talk in the aisles.
It may seem that a typical broadcast facility doesn't have all the safety concerns of a construction site or a manufacturing facility, but accidents happen.
Given industry opposition to relaxation of the third-adjacent channel protection standard, the matter may not see the light of day in the foreseeable future.
Tower inspection expenses are small compared to the financial consequences of not spending the money on one. However, make sure that this is actually
Until the advent of FM, combiners were rarely required. After FM was introduced, the need for a method of feeding two or more FM frequencies into a single
Sometime this year the Telecommunications Industries Association (TIA) will release the most comprehensive revision to the tower standards since 1996.
WQSX-FM chose the Intraplex for its IBOC upgrade and provides this review.
In the summer of 2003 we began our search to find the oldest transmitter in daily use. We received some submissions directly from stations, while others
One day we'll look back and remember when the digital age of radio began.
The IBOC system for FM as developed by Ibiquity is a fascinating engineering feat.
A 44-year old console, a cassette deck with hopes of greatness and a look at consumer music spending habits.
IBOC has been officially launched, but what do we do with the data capacity?
When considering methods to move information from one point to another, it is interesting to reflect on how our needs have changed over just the past 20 years.
A look at the oldest transmitter in daily use and a radio-training course from days gone by.
The FCC's newest prior coordination procedures for the Broadcast Auxiliary Service (BAS) took effect in October.
A station owner is motivated to build a top-notch facility serving a dynamic market.
After our review back to 1994, we look ahead to 2004 and investigate what the future of radio might be.