Call it the rack room or technical operations, the hub of the station is really a data center, and it should be as reliable as possible.
A million crosspoints set Clear Channel Seattle's new studio facility apart.
The Ohio and Illinois Centers for Broadcasting operate six campuses to provide practical experience in a broadcast facility.
WZIP-FM at the University of Akron upgrades to give students a look at real-world technology.
NGEN Radio: Serving the Now Generation
At the core, the Logitek JetNet and Axia Livewire AoIP systems are very similar, but where they differ comes down to timing and mnemonics.
Take a peek into Dial Global to see how the syndicator delivers programming to your station.
Radio Kansas evolves its transmission strategy to elevate its HD Radio sidebands.
After 20 years, the analog infrastructure and equipment, as well as years and years of layering new systems on top, meant it was time to upgrade.
After Merlin Media took over stations in Chicago and New York, a format change required some major facility modifications. The project was complete in about one month.
Pineridge Broadcasting launches a new station and builds a new digital facility to support it.
After its years of evolution, KUNC settles into its new home serving Colorado's eastern plains and mountain communities.
Wall engineering software
Dial Global has undergone tremendous growth in the past three years, including acquiring Waitt Radio Networks and Jones Radio Networks in 2008. This drove the need to develop a technical infrastructure to support the most advanced technology in network radio today. Simply put: Dial Global needed a bigger boat.
Consolidating the content creation facilities with the distribution facilities brought some efficiency in transferring media between the radio and TV services, and made collaboration easier with administrative functions.
What made this project particularly challenging was the diversity of technical spaces that all live under the same roof.
The project moved the student media labs across campus, relocated the offices of seven professors, created a new iMac lab with 22 stations, and built a server/network independent from campus fiber connections.
Video monitor wall system
See how Cumulus Media and Dickey Broadcasting overcame challenges like that the Hawks play-by-play equipment would need an update, but a permanent play-by-play position could not be created due to the arena's multi-use functionality.
The root of the upgrade involved a transition from a serviceable but outdated networked audio system to a Harris VistaMax platform.
A live performance hall highlights the new studios of Alpha Broadcasting
Corus Entertainment is one of Canada's largest media companies, operating nearly 50 radio stations.
LED lighting system
After 31 years, the studios were ready for an update.