April 2007

April 2007


Another step for IBOC

The FCC has brought a ubiquitous digital radio standard a little closer to being a reality.


Alternate Channels

U.S. radio listenership is slipping while British listenership is increasing. What's the difference: technology.


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.

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

The Colossus of Radio

In 1936 Powel Crosley Jr, president of Crosley Radio, manufactured a radio receiver with no fewer than 30 tubes, six loudspeakers and four chassis.


Radio via Wimax

Terrestrial and satellite broadcasters will feel the impact of Wimax within the next few years.


LPFM and FM translators given new latitude

The commission has always been subject to political influence—as an agency created and funded by Congress, this is to be expected—but a blatant rule override to accommodate a politically connected illegal operator is discouraging to the honest broadcasters.


Field Report: Samson Technologies Zoom H4

The Samson Zoom H4 portable recorder looks like something out of Men In Black but it''s an exceptionally versatile portable recording device.

Field Report: Wideorbit Traffic

Revenue reporting is a significant feature of any traffic software package, and especially in this software.

Field Report: Soundtech Lightsnake

This cable is an easy answer to a common cable question: What if you only need to provide a single mic input?


Filing comments on IBOC

Readers speak out on HD Radio, podcasting and more.


New Products

More products for your perusal.

NAB2007 New Products

There will be so many new products displayed at NAB2007 that we couldn't fit them all into the March issue. So here are some more product introductions you won't want to miss.


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