Currents Headlines from the February 2006 Issue

February 1, 2006

The online headlines from the February 2006 issue of Radio magazine.

Clear Channel Buys RCS
RCS is also the owner of Media Monitors and Florical, a manufacturer of TV automation software. All the RCS companies are included in the sale.

SBE Moves to New Offices
The society moved in to its new home on Feb. 3. The new office is a block from the old one.

HD Digital Radio Alliance Names First 28 Markets for HD2 Rollouts
The alliance notes that there will be about 264 new HD2 channels. The alliance members have also agreed to offer the multicast streams commercial-free during the rollout.

HD Digital Radio Alliance Creates Engineering Cooperative
The goal is to provide assistance to all the member stations. Gary Kline, corporate director of engineering for Cumulus, has agreed to lead this group.

Harris to Open Miami Office
The new office allows Harris to better serve its Central and South American and Caribbean customers.

Google to Acquire Dmarc Broadcasting
Google plans to integrate Dmarc technology into the Google Ad Words platform to create a new radio ad distribution channel for Google advertisers.

Broadcast Electronics to Host HD Radio Seminar
The engineering seminars are specifically designed for consulting engineers and will be held Feb. 28 and March 2.

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