Citadel Broadcasting''s Wilkes-Barre, PA, stations (WARM-AM, WBHD-FM, WBHT-FM, WBSXFM, WMGS-FM and WSJR-FM) are the latest to join vCreative PPO.
Comrex has recently shipped several large orders of its IP codecs, including an IP codec multipoint project for Netherland's National Broadcast Organization. Comrex IP codecs were also shipped to CBS Radio in New York, the Michigan Radio Network, Sirius XM Satellite Radio, Astral Media Radio Quebec, Malar Global Media in Dubai, Nile Radio in Egypt, and Bio Bio Comunicaciones in Chile. Comrex also provided digital telephone hybrids for a significant tender to ABS-CBN in the Philippines.
Comrex Access codecs were also used to cover the Winter Olympics in Vancouver and the Super Bowl in Miami as well as other major news events such as the earthquakes in Haiti and Chile.
WORC-FM, WWFX-FM, and WXLO-FM in Worcester, MA, are the latest Citadel Communication stations to sign up to use the vCreative PPO. The paperless production order system is accessible online and tracks every production order through the entire workflow process. In addition, it gives managers quantitative reports on their staff's actions and it also links Worcester's producers to the 70 other Citadel stations already on PPO.
Continental Electronics is shipping its first analog/HD Radio system capable of operating at an elevated digital power of -10dBc to KACU at Abilene Christian University. The KACU system also includes a Continental 802EX FM digital exciter, 800EXP embedded exporter and 800I importer with an Orban PC1101 audio card installed.
The Dickey Broadcasting Company and the Atlanta Braves have signed multi-year partnership with Skyview Networks to serve as the radio network provider. Skyview, an integrated professional sports broadcasting company, will provide satellite distribution services and smart receivers across the Atlanta Braves radio network.