Wheatstone consoles and routers have been purchased or installed at several stations.
■ Fairchild Radio (Toronto, Canada) purchased four LX-24 control surfaces with WheatNet-IP Blades and SideBoard control surface through Ron Paley Broadcast, Manitoba
■ Corus Radio (Calgary, Canada) added seven more Blade access units and PC-XY software controller, through Ron Paley Broadcast, Manitoba.
■ Pineridge Radio (Peterborough, Ontario) purchased Windows AoIP drivers to add to their existing WheatNet-IP system through Ron Paley Broadcast, Manitoba.
■ Florida Institute of Technology's WFIT-FM (Melbourne) purchased two IP-12 control surfaces and 10 WheatNet-IP Blade access units.
Entercom Communications has selected WideOrbit WO Traffic sales, traffic and billing system and WO CRM for all its 100-plus stations in the U.S.
Radio One has partnered with Quu to expand digital sales and interactive capabilities and offerings through Quu's RDS scheduling technology, which will increase ad retention for clients and derive new revenue.
Wheatstone Processing has been added to several stations.
■ KOMO-AM/FM ordered an M-1 mic processor.
■ Univision (Fresno, CA) ordered an AirAura spectral audio processor.
■ Beasley Broadcast's WJBR-FM (Wilmington, DE) ordered two M-2 mic processors.
■ Steam Broadcasting (Lagos, Nigeria) purchased an AirAura spectral audio processor through BSW.
■ WBOQ-FM (Beverly, MA) purchased an AirAura spectral audio processor from Modulation Magic, Boston.
France-based VDL has supplied ensemble and SFN monitoring products to system integrator BTL - Broadcast Technology of Hong Kong, who were awarded the contract to build Hong Kong's DAB+ transmission network. VDL supplied a number of Single Frequency Network Synchronization Monitors (DAB Monitor SFN) that continually measure the offset timing of each transmitter to maintain integrity of coverage. VDL also supplied an off-air Ensemble Logger and Monitor (DABSTOR-Rx) that captures ETI files and also allows the network manager to play the audio and view, DLS text and Slideshows from all 18 DAB+ services simultaneously in real-time.
French manufacturer VDL has supplied its all-in-one Multiplexer D-VAUDAX to most of Germany's ARD consortium of public broadcasters as part of regional deployment of DAB+ networks. The complete head-end systems, comprising audio encoders, ensemble multiplexers, PAD servers, ETI switches and ETI monitors were supplied by VDL's partner AVT (Nuremberg, Germany), who also handled the installation, system integration and training.