While it takes several elements to make a production studio an effective workspace, the centerpiece of most studios is the digital audio workstation.
From the humble beginnings as a way to provide unattended playback of scheduled material with various mechanical methods, today’s automation systems are computer-based and provide much more than just audio playback.
A review of the FMX480, a 1RU device that includes an RBDS encoder, DARC encoder, stereo generator, multiplex optimizer and multiplex limiter.
There were several obstacles for Radio One to overcome when it decided to build a radio station in a mall.
WBHF-AM fixes some post-move challenges, as this review outlines.
IBOC may or may not be the perfect solution, but with every other form of audio entertainment media moving to enhanced features and capabilities, terrestrial radio runs the risk of being left behind.
Don Mussell reviews the RF mapping software.
Audio self-expression can be found in Adobe's multi-track editing program.
Orban's Optimod-PC 1100 isn't a conventional FM or AM final processor.
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 station owner is motivated to build a top-notch facility serving a dynamic market.
Deploying technology is a double-edged sword -- it causes a particular task to be performed with greater efficiency while at the same losing its value.
What's old is new again with a series of Pro Tools effects plug-ins.
Digital audio workstations have proven to be a valuable part of any station's production equipment list.
An overview of radio automation systems and a product sampling of systems currently available.
Although there are many software options for evaluating FM stations, there are few software packages to evaluate AM stations. AM-Pro is perhaps the newest package available, and it is proving to be one of the best.
What lies inside an unassuming facade is a showcase facility and the heart of this network's West Coast operations.
Going on the road with the Motor Racing Network is unlike any other radio remote. This vehicle is unlike any truck you've ever seen.
The Cox stations in Tampa, FL, look to the future but keep a firm footing in the present.
After several years of common ownership before Cumulus Broadcasting acquired the group, these stations have finally completed their facility upgrade.
Three radio stations in Detroit moved into new facilities in 2000, all with unique circumstances: more than 40 workstations, linear-stereo storage for all stations, dual-touch screens in all control rooms and enough redundancy so that we would never go off the air.
A look back at the Philips DCC, an increase in high-speed Internet access, and 10 Years of Radio looks back at the IBOC tests of 1994.
Computer networks are increasingly vulnerable to security threats, and e-mail is perhaps the most critical threat.
Until recently, broadcasting the same program material over the Internet was basically free. This changed in 2002, and it's going to cost you.
A flexible and user-friendly waveform editor and multi-track arranger.