Building a showcase 

It's a syndicated morning show, and it has a new headquarters after building a showcase. Step inside the new Tom Joyner studios.

Clear Channel Signs Multi-Year Agreement for Arbitron PPM in 46 Markets 

Clear Channel Radio has signed a multi-year agreement for the Aribtron Portable People Meter radio ratings services in 46 markets $when those services are rolled out by Arbitron.

Denmark Radio Selects Arbitron PPM 

The radio industry in Denmark has selected the Arbitron Portable People Meter (PPM) system as its electronic audience measurement system.

Facility Facelift 

With six new studios and offices, everything had to be coordinated to work in harmony and keep the station flowing. To complicate things, in the middle of the project was an HD Radio conversion.

Jazz at its Best 

The design of the Jazz at Lincoln Center performance space allows for acoustic isolation making the theater an ideal place to create recordings for live and tracked productions that air over XM.

Digital Audio Testing 

With analog, engineers know how to measure levels, frequency response and distortion to gauge the audio performance. Unfortunately, digital audio changes all this.

Field Report: Whirlwind AES Qbox 

When a station changes to AES3 or S/PDIF digital audio, the availability of easy-to-use, rugged and portable test equipment declines greatly.

Arbitron Releases Philadelphia PPM Ratings 

Arbitron released the first so-called currency radio ratings from the Philadelphia Portable People Meter (PPM) radio ratings service.

Creative Remodeling 

Creative studio remodeling became the mandate at community/high school radio station WSTB-FM in Streetsboro, OH (near Akron). The station operates on

When it's time to move 

Adding rooms and extra parking spaces to an existing building doesn't always work, as Entercom Kansas City found out. Deciding to make the move was only one part of the process.

Now Arriving at the Content Depot 

It has been a prolonged transcontinental haul for the Public Radio Satellite System, the distribution network that handles thousands of hours of programming each year for more than 400 public broadcasters.

Clear Channel Joins PPM Philly 

Clear Channel has agreed to join the Arbitron Portable People Meter (PPM) rating service in Philadelphia.

Arbitron Releases PPM Ratings for Philadelphia 

Arbitron has released the first pre-currency monthly audience estimates for Philadelphia produced by the Portable People Meter (PPM) ratings service.

A different kind of consolidation 

After working with separated facilities for many years, Westwood One consolidated its operation into three adjacent buildings. The facility now has the foundation and updated infrastructure to look to the future

Accredited Houston PPM Moves Forward 

In March 2006, Arbitron decided to wait until it received MRC accreditation for the PPM radio ratings service in Houston before it would discontinue the diaries and make the PPM the main radio ratings service in Houston.

Radio One Joins List of PPM Stations in Philadelphia, Los Angeles 

Radio One has agreed to encode its radio stations in Philadelphia and Los Angeles for the Arbitron Portable People Meter (PPM) audience measurement services.

Field Report: Audemat-Aztec Goldeneagle FM/HD 

With HD Radio, stations at minimum need to monitor the main channel audio. But there's also multicasting, PAD and funny initials like DAAI and QI that tell volumes about the signal. The big question is how to acquire all of that data.

Built solid 

The foundation of every studio begins with the studio furniture. While the furniture determines the growth potential of the room, conversely, the room will also dictate the type and style of furniture used.

The Finishing Touches 

Once the studio furniture is in place, it's time to install the equipment, right? Not yet. Cable management, air flow and the finishing touches of mounts and access holes must be addressed.

Interep Signs On to PPM 

Interep has signed an agreement for Arbitron Portable People Meter radio ratings services in the top 50 radio markets when Arbitron commercializes the PPM.

Serving the public 

Enhancing its visibility and interaction with the listening public, WUNC's new radio facility is located at site of the American Tobacco Company where Lucky Strike and other popular cigarettes were once made.

Field Report: Burk GSC3000 

Burk's GSC3000 combines all aspects of remote facilities management.

WUNC - Additional Photos 

Online exclusive: additional photos from the WUNC Facility Showcase in the November 2006 issue.

Arbitron Steps Up PPM Roll-out 

Arbitron has revised its Portable People Meter (PPM) roll-out timetable in an effort to deploy the service quicker to the Top 50 markets

Buckley will Use PPM in NYC 

Buckley Radio, a Top 50 radio broadcasting company that owns 20 stations and the WOR Radio Network, will begin using the Portable People Meter (PPM) for audience measurement in a multi-year agreement with Arbitron for its audience measurement services.

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