August 2006

August 2006


Airways and airwaves

The FAA seeks greater control of some broadcast spectrum in a new proposal for rulemaking. It's troubling that the FAA NPRM deals with EMI in a broad way, but this fits with how the FAA has always viewed spectrum issues


The next step in HD Radio

A year ago the coming killer app for HD Radio was going to be surround--but not much has happened on that front. However, HD Radio multicast has come into it's own since then.


Don't Settle for McRadio

McRadio that is produced in look-alike radio factories seems to be the norm. Lincoln Financial Group wanted to emphasize what it thinks is not only a unique feel-good experience for listeners and employees, but also a competitive advantage


Watch that line

Coax is the silent partner in the RF transmission system. The amount of power loss and RF signal alteration depends on a number of factors, and there are regular steps that should be taken to ensure that this piece of the transmission system stays in top shape.


XM and Sirius experiencing regulatory problems

There have been widespread complaints that some satellite radio receivers that use low-band FM frequencies to transmit the incoming satellite signal to on-board car radio receivers “bleed through” so that persons in nearby cars receive the signals intended for the subscriber''s car radio.


Continuing education and certification

Enhancing your skill set is an affirmative way to affect change in your career. Change is positive and ultimately allows you to control your own destiny


Field Report: Barix Technology Instreamer, Exstreamer

Barix manufactures TCP/IP-based network amplified audio products that can be used within local area networks and over the Internet.

Field Report: Audio Design Associates HD-Pro

Radio stations finally have an HD Radio monitor that can be mounted in a rack to interface with the professional equipment within a radio station.


New Products (Aug 2006)

Check out new products from Axia Audio, Digigram, Digital Juke Box, Energy-Onix, Marshall Electronics, Microboards Technology, OMT Technologies, Pop 2 Life, Prophet Systems Innovations, Wireready and Yamaha.


Insight to IBOC 8 - Aug 2006

Part of the Radio magazine DAB Answer Series, the eighth installment of this recurring supplement focuses on multicast audio (supplemental audio channel) technology for IBOC.


Currents Headlines from the August 2006 Issue

The online headlines from the August 2006 issue of Radio magazine.

Radio Currents Online - Aug 28 - Sep 3, 2006

The technology, business, people and product news of the radio broadcast industry updated every day.

Radio Currents Online - Aug 21- Aug 27, 2006

The technology, business, people and product news of the radio broadcast industry updated every day

Radio Currents Online - Aug 14- Aug 20, 2006

The technology, business, people and product news of the radio broadcast industry updated every day

Radio Currents Online - Aug 7- Aug 13, 2006

The technology, business, people and product news of the radio broadcast industry updated every day

Radio Currents Online - Jul 31 - Aug 6, 2006

The technology, business, people and product news of the radio broadcast industry updated every day.


Sign Off

While radio undergoes its current transition to digital, there have been other transitions that have been implemented to improve AM performance.


August 2006 Advertiser Links

Links to the advertisers in the August 2006 issue of Radio magazine.