Currents Headlines from the July 2011 Issue

July 1, 2011


The online headlines from the July 2011 issue of Radio magazine.

Comrex Celebrates 50 Years
Company employees and invited guests gathered on a Friday afternoon in New England.

July 2011 issue cover

Assistance Sought in Fighting Radio Automation System Lawsuit
Computer-based radio automation manuals and documentation from 1992 and 1993 are sought to contest a legal claim.

HD Radio Becomes Official Digital Broadcast Standard in Mexico
COFETEL originally recommended the IBOC standard in February 2011, but the recommendation then required the approval of the Mexican government's Commission for Better Regulation.

Ibiquity Launches Incentive Program for Radio Sellers
Stations using HD Radio multicasts in advertising programs can reap a reward.

FCC Releases Five Media Ownership Research Studies
The five studies were conducted by outside researchers and examine a range of issues that affect diversity, competition and localism.

National EAS Test to be Held Nov. 9, 2011
FCC Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau Chief Jamie Barnett noted that the test is essential to testing the effectiveness of the Emergency Alert System.

2011 Radio Show Engineering Program Announced
A series of tutorials and presentations cover the challenges of creating, operating and maintaining a modern radio facility.

Rep. Stearns Intros Bill to Enhance FCC Tech Expertise
H.R.2102 was introduced by Rep. Cliff Stearns as a companion bill to S.611.


EAS

Industry Calendar

All the important radio broadcast events are listed on the Radio magazine events calendar.

2011 Pick Hits Videocasts

See video demonstrations of the top 15 new products from the 2011 NAB Show.

July 2011

Digital routing and mixing, a look inside the new facilities of BYU, Field Reports on the Mackie Onyx Blackbird and Belar FMHD-1 and more.


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