Currents Headlines from the November 2011 Issue

November 1, 2011

November 2011 issue cover

Patent Office Dismisses Mission Abstract Data Automation Claim

The claims relating to PC storage on a hard drive and network access have been rejected.

131st AES Plans Salute to 50 Years of FM Stereo

Among the topics to be addressed include FM stereo's birth and the merits of the competing systems that sought FCC approval.

FCC Releases National Test Handbook, Launches Test Reporting Site

The handbook must be posted at the operator position during the Nov. 9 test.

NAB Promotes Cole to EVP, Government Relations

Kelly Cole joined the NAB in 2006. Curtis LeGeyt has also been hired as senior vice president and legislative counsel in the NAB's Government Relations department.

SBE Honors Wulliman, Flanders in Awards Program

The society's fifth and sixth presidents are honored in the organization's awards program.

Dial Global Completes Merger with Westwood One

The new company provides more than 200 radio programs and services to more than 7,000 stations.

Cadillac to Add HD Radio in 2013

The 2013 Cadillac XTS luxury sedan will have HD Radio as part of the CUE system.

BE Acquires LocalMedia Assets

The acquisition moves the products CrowdControl, DJ Wall and SMS Campaign Manager from being marketed by BE under a partnership arrangement to being a subsidiary of BE called BE Digital Media Solutions.

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Video: EAS National Test Simulation

Watch this video to see how your station's EAS encoder/decoder will function during the Nov. 9 national EAS test.

Industry Calendar

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

November 2011

A look at prefabricated shelters, inside the studios of Merlin Media Chicago, Field Reports on Adobe Audition 5.5 and the Olympus DM-620 and more.

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