Currents Headlines from the May 2008 Issue

May 1, 2008


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


May 2008 issue cover

FCC Updates Public and Broadcasting Manual
The updated manual is available for stations to download and place in their public files.

NRSC Adopts Updated Digital Radio Standard
NRSC-5-B, the In-band/on-channel Digital Radio Broadcasting Standard, was adopted by the Digital Radio Broadcasting (DRB) Subcommittee and includes some editorial updates as well as a revised FM IBOC RF mask.

Day Sequerra and Neural Audio Partner for Hardware Solutions
Neural says that of Neural-THX surround sound technologies and signal processing for digital audio requires the company to partner with companies that can deliver the highest level of professional equipment.

NAB Announces Crystal Radio Award Winners
Since 1987, the NAB Crystal Radio Awards have recognized radio stations for their outstanding year-round commitment to community service.

Nautel to Offer 'Orban Inside' Audio Processing
This capability will integrate Orban audio processing with new Nautel transmitters and use Nautel's control and display capabilities. The first product to support the embedded audio processing will be Nautel's NV40 44kW solid-state FM transmitter.

Deva Broadcast Signs HD Radio License Agreement
Deva expects to begin delivering the HD Radio products at the end of the summer 2008.

FCC Announces Agenda For EAS Summit
The summit will be held on May 19, 2008, at the FCC.

NAB, Ibiquity Push Effort on Updated HD Radio Exporter Technology
The new embedded Exporter reduces the size and manufacturing cost of the hardware to solid-state DSP components. BE, Continental, Harris and Nautel are involved in the effort.


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