Currents Headlines from the March 2008 Issue

March 1, 2008


The online headlines from the March 2008 issue of Radio magazine.


March 2008 issue cover

FCC Ordered to Study Bird-Tower Collisions
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit sided with conservation groups and has ordered the FCC to study the environmental effect of towers built in the Gulf Coast region.

MRC Rejects PPM in Philly and NYC
The notice was revealed in Arbitron's annual filing with the SEC. Arbitron attributes the decision to old field tests, but is gathering new data to secure the endorsement.

Enco Systems Celebrates 25th Anniversary
The celebration will be held at the NAB Show. Enco was founded by Eugene Novacek and Judy Kane Novacek in 1983.

OMT Releases Imediatouch v3
The update includes 20 new features and user interface enhancements for touchscreen and drag 'n drop functionality.

Pregnar Named DOE at Entercom Wilkes-Barre/Scranton
Dan Pregnar takes over the duties previously held by Lamar Smith before he was promoted to director of engineering/chief engineer at the company's Austin, TX, cluster.

Nautel to Deploy Three 300kW Transmitters in Turkey
In addition to the NX series transmitters, Nautel will also provide services including site survey, installation, ventilation, transmission line, commissioning and site testing.

125th AES Convention Open Call for Broadcast Session Suggestions
The Audio Engineering Society is getting an early start on the plans for the 125th AES convention to be held in San Francisco from Oct. 2-5. Send brief proposals for broadcast-related subjects to 125th_broadcast@aes.org.

DRM+ Trials Continue in Germany
The University of Applied Sciences Kaiserslautern broadcast on 87.6MHz in DRM+ from its own experimental radio station on March 1.


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