Currents Headlines from the February 2007 Issue

February 1, 2007


The online headlines from the February 2007 issue of Radio magazine.


Accredited Houston PPM Moves Forward
The Media Rating Council has accredited the Portable People Meter radio ratings data in Houston, and now Arbitron will meet with ratings survey users to determine an electronic schedule.

Quantegy to Discontinue Various Magnetic Tape Products
No more GP9, 400 series, 600 series, ADAT, DAT and DAU tape from Quantegy, which leaves Netherlands-based RMG, the manufacturer of Emtec tape products, as the sole provider.

Public Radio Engineers Seek Award Nominations
The Association of Public Radio Engineers will present the first annual Engineering Achievement Award at NAB2007.

Jeff Keith Joins Wheatstone Team
Keith will head the Vorsis audio processing design department. He was previously employed by Telos and Omnia for the past seven years.

RCS and Prophet Systems to Merge
The two Clear Channel technology units become RCS. Philippe Generali, president/CEO of RCS will lead the combined company.

FCC Extends Comment Window for Birds and Towers Rulemaking
The new deadlines to file comments and reply comments on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking about migratory habits of certain birds (WT Docket No. 03-187) are April 23, 2007, and May 23, 2007.

BE to Host HD Radio Seminar at NAB2007
The seminar will be held at the Las Vegas Convention Center on Saturday, April 14 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.


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