The killer app for IBOC 

With the FM implementation of IBOC, standard broadcast stations will need to deal with a number of technical problems related to making IBOC work with RF propagation issues.

IBOC end to end 

10 steps to determining the best digital migration path.

Radio's friend or foe? 

New technology can be described as either emerging or breakthrough. IBOC is hardly breakthrough.

An IBOC roadblock 

In the middle of May, the road to IBOC took a major detour. What has been an ongoing work in progress with a predictable slow and steady pace has been

Running interference 

WOR has encountered many positive results during its transition to IBOC. These tests were used to gather data on nighttime interference.

The IBOC rollout begins 

The FCC has selected in-band on-channel (IBOC) as the digital radio broadcast technology of choice for AM and FM--what does this mean to you?

IBOC transmission 

The introduction of Ibiquity IBOC-capable radios is slated for the January 2003 CES, so let's review the information at hand so that you know how IBOC works.

Shively and Entercom Seattle Partner on IBOC Tests 

Entercom, Shively and Broadcast Electronics work together on an alternate method of hybrid IBOC generation.

IBOC and combiners 

Some transmitter manufacturers have already announced the availability of FM IBOC transmitting equipment, and offered actual equipment at the NAB show. FM IBOC requires considerably more equipment than the AM version, and it is more expensive.

DAB update 

The Commission is on the verge of approving the Ibiquity standard, but serious questions still exist as to the value of the system to broadcasters and whether a full-time AM system will ever work.

Stunted growth 

Already 10 years in the making, in-band on-channel digital audio broadcasting has promised to be the next evolution of terrestrial radio; an evolution that would carry the radio industry through the next 100 years.

Thoughts about IBOC 

Many engineers anxiously awaited the release of the National Radio Systems Committee's AM IBOC Report, in hopes that the report would reveal good news about AM IBOC.

Ibiquity Launches AM, FM IBOC with Full Support 

IBOC has been designed to occur simultaneously with the station's existing analog transmission and within the existing spectrum allocation.


Ibiquity's IBOC system has been designed to support the broadcast of data services in all modes of operation.

Who will buy? 

As IBOC gets closer to being a reality, radio stations are starting to see the light ahead. This light is not just the promise of an improved service, but also the realization that nothing in life is free.

HD Radio: Making the grade 

At the end of November, the National Radio Systems Committee released its report recommending that the FCC authorize Ibiquity Digital Corporation's FM In-band On-channel digital radio broadcast technology as an enhancement to the current analog FM broadcasting system in the United States.

IBOC implementation 

The single largest factor in the cost of an IBOC conversion, the transmitter, is the subject of the majority of inquiries.

Testing IBOC 

Ibiquity has completed tests for its FM IBOC system, and tests for the AM version are currently underway. What interests most broadcasters is understanding the test objectives. At this critical point in the acceptance of IBOC, stations should be aware of the efforts being made to develop a workable and realistic system.

NRSC Endorses IBiquity's FM IBOC 

The NRSC's recommendation to the FCC is the result of a comprehensive test program devised and executed by the committee to determine the viability of iBiquity's FM IBOC technology and its ability to smoothly transition analog radio to digital.

2001 AES Convention Features Event on DAB in the US 

The event will take place on Saturday, December 1, 2001, at 9 a.m.

IBOC: A Look From Every Angle 

It's a cool Monday morning; the first in October, in fact. After opening your office, and after downing the requisite two cups of coffee, you turn on your computer and open them: The dreaded capital budget spreadsheets.

More on IBOC Antennas 

The article titled "Transmission: Implementing IBOC" in the October 2001 issue of BE Radio is very informative, but one concept in it may need further clarification.

Nautel To License IBiquity's IBOC 

Nautel will integrate iBiquity Digital's technology into a new line of IBOC transmitters and exciters, scheduled for launch at NAB 2002.

Broadcasters Experience IBOC Listening Tests 

NAB Radio attendees can explerience IBOC listening tests first-hand.

Broadcast Electronics Increases IBOC Support 

The company reached reached an agreement with iBiquity Digital Corporation to jointly develop products that will allow AM and FM stations to implement iBiquity’s in-band on-channel digital broadcasting system.

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