August 2008

August 2008


How is HD Radio really doing?

We can all see that HD Radio appears to be moving slowly ahead. Recent news headlines of sub $100 receivers and the first portable (albeit far from being as portable as an Ipod) receiver are good steps to making HD Radio accessible


Streaming Audio

If you aren't already streaming audio from your radio station, you probably will be soon. Streaming is a natural alternative to program delivery for radio


Reviving NASCAR Radio

By 2006, PRN needed additional studio space. At first, the plan was to move into an existing office space, utilizing as much of the original structure as possible. As the project progressed, it became clear the existing space was going to need a good bit of work


Insight to IBOC 16 - Aug 2008

The Radio magazine DAB Answer series continues with the 16th installment. This issue looks at the considerations for elevated IBOC sidebands, the Broadcaster Traffic Consortium, Itunes tagging and youth interest in HD Radio.


Inside IPv6

We are now running out of available IP addresses under the current addressing scheme called IPv4, which is limited to a maximum of 4,294,967,296 addresses. This may seem like a lot of addresses, but consider that according to ICANN, the available IPv4 addresses will run out by 2011.


FCC Will Extend CPs for Small Businesses

When the construction permit changes hands, the new owner may be extend the period of the permit if certain conditions are met.


Field Report: Zoom H2

While the Zoom Handy Recorder H2 is a musician-friendly device, radio stations that need top-quality audio recordings quickly and efficiently will find the Zoom H2 a valuable tool.

Field Report: ATI ADAC-2

ATI worked with Day Sequerra's engineering department to develop the ADAC-2, a two-channel, 24-bit, 192kHz analog-to-digital, digital-to-analog and sample-rate converter.


New Products

New products from Audessence, Blue Microphones, Circuit Research Labs, Digigram, Edirol, Fifty Thousand Watt Software, Genelec, Inovonics, Kaltman Creations, Samson Technologies, Scheduall, Specialized Products, Telular and Vorsis.


Tips on RS-232, serial data, and satellite dish tune-up

Serial data explained Even though there are faster and easier ways to connect data devices, many older protocols, particularly RS-232, live on. I have


Sign Off

In November, Arcadia Publishing Co. of Charleston, SC, will release Images of America: Knoxville's WIVK by Ed Hooper. This book delves into the history.


Currents Headlines from the August 2008 Issue

The online headlines from the August 2008 issue of Radio magazine.

Radio Currents Online - Aug 25 - Aug 31, 2008

The technology, business, people and product news of the radio broadcast industry updated every day for the week of Aug 25 - Aug 31, 2008

Radio Currents Online - Aug 18 - Aug 24, 2008

The technology, business, people and product news of the radio broadcast industry updated every day for the week of Aug 18 - Aug 24, 2008

Radio Currents Online - Aug 11 - Aug 17, 2008

The technology, business, people and product news of the radio broadcast industry updated every day for the week of Aug 11 - Aug 17, 2008

Radio Currents Online - Aug 4 - Aug 10, 2008

The technology, business, people and product news of the radio broadcast industry updated every day for the week of August 4th- August 10th, 2008

Radio Currents Online - Jul 28 - Aug 3, 2008

The technology, business, people and product news of the radio broadcast industry updated every day for the week of July 28- August 3rd, 2008


Contributor Pro-file: Jeff Smith

This month: Meet Jeff Smith, CEA CBNT, Supervisor of Broadcast Systems, WWPR Chief Engineer, Clear Channel, NY.

August 2008 Advertiser Links

Links to the advertisers in the August 2008 issue of Radio magazine.