Radio broadcasting in the U.S. has a rich history, and great stories have been told and written about call letter origins, news coverage, format development, programming and promotion snafus, and all the famous TV celebrities who got their starts in radio.
Solid-state technology has taken over the major AM broadcast transmitter manufacturers, and up to 40kW of solid-state power is available in FM. When making the decision to buy a new transmitter, there are several factors to consider.
When Northwestern College Radio acquired WMAD, one of the first priorities was to replace the transmitter. Mark Croom reviews the AM-1A.
LPB FM-50: This low power transmitter is an unlicensed on-site marketing system featuring an ultra-stable electronics package, a digitally synthesized
Armstrong Transmitter X-500AM: This 500W digital IBOC-ready solid-state AM transmitter that features 90 percent PA efficiency, 80 percent overall efficiency
An FM power amplifier with a wideband design.
Digital radio: coming to a station near you Over the last several years, U.S. broadcasters have been deluged with press about the coming of digital audio