ComStudy 2.2 is a suite of RF study tools, the primary functions of which are the prediction coverage and interference, along with the study of AM and FM allocations. The software also supports TV and land mobile; however, my version does not support those functions. If I had to describe this software in just a few words, I'd have to say, feature packed.
Routers, switches and hubs are integral parts of a wide-area computer network. Each has its own unique function.
Webcasters that survived the Copyright Office's December royalty decision have been dealt another nearly fatal blow.
Making money online is possible by using the complimentary aspects of the website and radio.
The innovative phase of on-air playback systems has reached its peak.
We all know that habits change. Radio listening habits (and naturally radio itself) have undergone some changes from their origin. The most dramatic change
Portability was the DAW trend this year. Previously, manufacturers raced in order to beat each other in releasing the newest feature. Increases in sampling
Last month, I discussed three methods to remotely access your server dial-up, extranet and the virtual private network (VPN). This month, we will look
Radio has been resilient enough to recover from every downturn it has experienced with an even higher subsequent peak.
Is there a future for Internet radio? It depends on whom you ask. The news in mid-April certainly put a damper on all things audio on the Internet. First,
Incrementally or all at once, the transition is coming. How digital is your facility?
In January, the NAB and several broadcast groups sued the U.S. Registrar of Copyrights, seeking to overturn the Copyright Office's final rule that radio
Establishing and maintaining your station's Internet presence is a full-time job. Having a presence on the Internet isn't exactly a walk in the park.
The Internet is based on a layered protocol model. Each layer provides specific services and has particular responsibilities. The Internet protocol, or
Local Area Networks (LAN) allow users to share data and resources, such as printers and Internet connections. It's hard to find a business without a LAN
Most stations are using the Web as a means to communicate with listeners and as a means to extend marketing efforts.
Working the clicks without the bricks has proven dangerous, and only those with the most patient pools of venture capital have survived.
The new transmission medium for radio is the Internet. This is no surprise, as there are thousands of stations and Internet-only broadcasters online already.
As the Internet continues to play a larger and larger role in our lives, the role of the radio station must change to suit the times.
On the PC side, new codec upgrades for streaming media players will improve audio quality at lower bit-rates.
Wireless LANs have been around for a few years, but a lack of standards required that only components from the same manufacturer could be used. Today,
It's always fun to write about the future of technology because it permits us to combine reality with imagination. It has been said that the best way
Exploring the New Horizon The Internet is graphically based. Radio has never before enjoyed the possibilities of visual elements. While access via a handheld
There are a number of decisions you need to make when establishing a streaming audio presence on the Web.
By now you should have a website for your station. If you don't, you have some catching up to do.