Conditional Access for HD Radio 

Two main concepts embody conditional access technology: entitlement and encryption. The entitlement is an authorization; the encryption is a digital scrambling of the content.

Open Mic: IBOC history, part 2 

While the HD Radio rollout still qualifies as being in its early phase, the technology itself was first demonstrated as a proof of concept in the early 1990's.

Texas Car Dealer Provides HD Radio Receivers 

Visteon and the David McDavid Auto Group have signed an agreement for the Texas-based auto retailer to offer the Visteon HD Jump transportable HD Radio receiver for a range of vehicles.

Greater Media Detroit Teams with Auto Dealer to Promote HD Radio 

Greater Media Detroit has launched an HD Radio promotion with Dick Genthe Chevrolet in Detroit to give a new HD Radio receiver to each customer who purchases a used car before Aug. 31, 2007.

New Automaker with Factory-installed HD Radios: Mini 

Mini USA is now offering a factory-installed digital HD Radio receiver as an option in the 2007 Mini Cooper and Cooper S hardtops, produced from June 2007.

BE Provides Transmitter for First Mexican Public AM HD Radio Demo  

One hundred and seventy station owners and engineers attended the first public demonstration of AM HD Radio broadcasts in Mexico on May 26.

Field Report: Sangean HDT-1 

Device operation is simple, and the Sangean HDT-1 displays lots of information.

Philippine Radio Station Adds Multicasting 

Radio Mindanao Network has commenced HD Radio multicast broadcasts in the Philippines.

FCC Releases Rules for IBOC 

Many of the details of the ruling were posted in the Radio Currents after they were adopted. This is to provide a link to the text.

Sony Joins HD Radio Manufacturer List 

Sony has joined the list of consumer electronics manufacturers that produce HD Radio receivers.

Harris Partners with Factum on DAB, DMB 

Samsung Developing HD Radio Chipset 

Miami Station Uses HD2 to Premier New Music 

Planning for Surround 

In today's marketplace, radio station programmers and managers are looking for new and creative ways to attract and keep listeners. One way is through

Open Mic: IBOC History, part 1 

In March, the FCC approved rules that change IBOC from its experimental status to an approved system. The system that is now known as HD Radio can trace

Sample and Hold 

Since the first stations officially commenced HD Radio transmissions in 2002, the number of stations implementing the technology has steadily increased.

Ibiquity Launches Next HD Radio Rebate Program 

Ibiquity has a new HD Radio Rebate Program in celebration of moms, dads and grads that reduces HD Radio receiver prices by $40.

Best Buy Adds Digital Radio Line 

Best Buy, the HD Digital Radio Alliance and Ibiquity Digital have partnered to ensure that HD Radio receivers will be stocked at 832 Best Buy stores nationally.

51 Vehicle Models to Offer HD Radio by 2009 

Nine brands and 51 models of vehicles will offer HD Radio receivers in the next two years,

WZLX is On-air with MPEG Surround 

WZLX Boston launched its 5.1 surround service this week on the station's main HD Radio channel.

BE HD Radio Transmitters Reach New Benchmarks 

Broadcast Electronics (BE) reports that its line of solid-state FM HD Radio transmitters now exceed the previous benchmarks for output power and spectral performance.

Ibiquity Approves Hong Kong HD Radio Receiver Testing 

Ibiquity Digital has approved the Intertek Test Group, Hong Kong as a certification test facility for HD Radio receivers.

First European HD Radio Forum Held in Germany 

More than 70 industry executives representing the automotive, broadcast, data content and IC industries attended the first-ever HD Radio European Forum held recently in Cologne, Germany.

Hyundai, Jaguar to Offer HD Radio Receivers 

Hyundai and Jaguar have committed to offering HD Radio receivers in upcoming models of their automobiles.

NDS to Showcase Conditional Access for HD Radio 

NDS will unveil its conditional access capability for HD Radio at NAB2007

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