Take a look inside the studios of the USDA's radio service, which produces news, feature and documentary reporting.
Early solid-state audio spectrum instruments provided limited resolution, but the MSD100 offers a bright, easily read display of stereo separation and frequency dispersion.
Most digital equipment is woefuly lacking in its ability to display why it is unhappy. Luckily, the Digilyzer displays things such as lack of data compliance, bad cables or poor signal quality.
Take a tour of Bill Young Productions, a production facility that you may not know by name, but you certainly know the work it has created.
This test system interfaces to a Windows PC via a single USB connection. While the Dscope can be rackmounted with the appropriate hardware, its approximate 12" x 9" footprint makes for a good fit with a host laptop computer, thereby creating a portable, no-compromise audio test system.
Since opening its doors in 1995, radio stations around the world have been drawn to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum's radio studio as a location for originating remote broadcasts.
Moving six stations is no easy task, especially on a short schedule.
More equipment into smaller spaces? This review shows how a rack design can keep things cool.
The Cox stations in Tampa, FL, look to the future but keep a firm footing in the present.
The improvement of digital devices over analog is also obvious in most cases. But think about your facility: Is the digital improvement as good as it could be?
Cumulus is currently in the midst of an expansion, and we look inside some of the group's recent projects.
The most popular method of point-to-multipoint audio distribution, a satellite receive system requires regular maintenance.
Great studios aren't just wired, they're built from the ground up.
The wholesale movement and consolidation of station facilities has made the contract engineer as much a project manager as a part-time maintenance engineer.
Read about a studio move on a grand scale, taking the network operation more than halfway across the country from its previous location in Las Vegas.
Stardraw Radio is a computer-aided design (CAD) program for designing radio studios.
Modern equipment is stable and reliable, but some things should be checked on a regular basis.
Regardless of the compliment of analog and digital equipment, every station's goal is to maintain a quality audio signal through the entire chain.
The Portable People Meter continues to report higher average quarter-hour audiences on a 24-hour day.
WDEL-AM (1150) and WSTW-FM (93.7) are using separate Arbitron encoders to differentiate over-the-air audio from Internet-streamed audio.
WAEB-FM, WCTO-FM, WKXW-FM, WLEV-FM, WRFY-FM and WZZO-FM have joined the 38 Philadelphia-area radio stations that have already been participating in the PPM trial during 2001.
Eight TV stations, 38 radio stations and 22 cable networks in the Philadelphia market have encoded their audio signals for the U.S. market trial.
Over the next 12 to 16 weeks, Arbitron expects to recruit a representative panel of 1,500 consumers, age 6 and older, in the Philadelphia Designated Market Area.
Audio Precision has released a special Digigram version of its Application Note for PC audio device performance tests.
Ibiquity has completed tests for its FM IBOC system, and tests for the AM version are currently underway. What interests most broadcasters is understanding the test objectives. At this critical point in the acceptance of IBOC, stations should be aware of the efforts being made to develop a workable and realistic system.