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.
Computer networks are increasingly vulnerable to security threats, and e-mail is perhaps the most critical threat.
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.
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.
Read about a studio move on a grand scale, taking the network operation more than halfway across the country from its previous location in Las Vegas.
Stations expect digital playback systems to help manage media inventories, automatically record and insert live feeds and voice tracks, work seamlessly with satellite formats and operate as a live assistant for shows.
Data encryption is simply a more advanced form of cryptology that can keep your data safe.
Avoid the endless reams of paper and consolidate your records.
Many years ago, capturing and encoding was a tedious process. Nowadays it's almost as easy as point, click and leave.
While most well designed and properly installed Ethernet networks rarely experience catastrophic failures, performance can slowly degrade and then the network slows dramatically.
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It is possible to backup data directly to flash-type memory devices, but there are safer methods.
DAWs are a critical part of the production process and buyers should choose one carefully.
Russel Smith reviews this audio storage and playback system.
The Technical Research Department at Salem Communications reviews the RF mapping software.