April 2010

April 2010

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Embracing Mobile Media

For radio stations, streaming should be viewed as yet another path to reach an audience.

Streaming to Mobile Devices

Streaming audio is now essentially a requirement for any radio station. Bridge Ratings Service has recently concluded that more than 60 million people in the United States listen to some form of Internet radio during the course of a typical week.

NPR Upgrades with Lawo

To increase operating efficiencies while containing costs, NPR is in the midst of a dramatic multi-phase facility enhancement that places virtual console and audio networking technology at the forefront of the veritable radio station's operations.

Profanity Delays Keep it Clean

The typical profanity delay available today has performance characteristics far beyond what was available even five years ago. It's probably one of the best equipment investments you can make, with a huge potential ROI.

2010 NAB Show New Products

New products to be seen at the 2010 NAB Show from ATI Group, Audemat, Axia Audio, Broadcast Tools, ERI-Electronics Research, Hosa Technology, JK Audio, Orban, Tieline Technology, VeriCorder Technology, Yellowtec and more.

Home-brew Dehydrator Upgrade

Coaxial transmission line and antenna pressurization are critically important. Mike Kernen needed to repair his dehydrator system on a budget. He devised a system with greater capacity at half the cost of a new system.

Maximizing Tower Assets

There will always be opportunities to rent tower space. Here are some insider tips to keep in mind.

FCC Approves HD Radio Power Increase

In authorizing the increase, the Commission brushed aside most of the interference concerns raised by non-HD Radio stations.

Field Report: Olympus LS-11

All in all the Olympus LS-11 is perfect for anyone seeking a solid recording device for any professional use.

Field Report: vCreative PPO

After 12 years of radio production sorting stacks and stacks of production job orders, John Pallarino finally came to the conclusion that there has to be an easier and more streamlined way of doing it. He found the vCreative PPO.

Applied Technology: GSS Alert FM

As broadcasters remain on the front lines of providing emergency information to their audiences, it is exciting for stations to be a part of the existing EAS, as well as new initiatives designed to provide a more comprehensive solution for emergency communication.

New Products - Apr 2010

New products from AirTools, Ledtronics, Listener Driven Radio, NeoGroupe, Neumann, NTI Audio and others.

Media in the Lives of 8- to 18-year-olds

See how radio, and similarly music and audio, fared against other media devices in this survey of media usage among 8- to 18-year-olds.

Contributor Pro-File: Gil T. Wilson

This month: Gil T. Wilson; Announcer, Producer, Webmaster; WAKO-AM; Lawrenceville, IL

Currents Headlines from the April 2010 Issue

The online headlines from the April 2010 issue of Radio magazine.

April 2010 Advertiser Links

Links to the advertisers in the April 2010 issue of Radio magazine.