December 2008

December 2008


16? Sweet!

While Radio magazine is celebrating the past 15 years, it actually traces its roots to 1959 when Broadcast Engineering magazine was first published.


Great ideas in studio design

Sometimes when confronting design problems it is helpful to have access to other engineers' approaches to the same or similar problems.


Towering Over Wyoming

Legend Communications, which operates 14 radio stations in Wyoming, recently added two new stations to its Basin Radio Network in Gillette: KAML-FM, upgraded from a C1 station at 96.9 to a C0 at 97.3, and KDDV-FM.

Friday Night Delivery

Paramount Broadcasting stations KFLP-AM/FM broadcast country music and agricultural news from their studios in Floydada, TX.


Tips, tricks, hints and more

Many times important supplies go bad on the shelf, especially adhesives and sealants. Cutting and drilling tools dull quickly with heavy use.


Getting out of the noise floor

Satisfaction usually equates to fun in the workplace. According to studies of many large organizations, employees are apparently having less fun at work.


FCC may mandate HD Radio reception by satellite receivers

In August, the Commission issued a notice of inquiry under the aegis of its XM-Sirius merger order seeking public comment on whether the FCC should (or can) mandate that satellite radio receiver devices include HD Radio receivers.


Moseley Event 5800

I highly recommend the Moseley Event 5800 as an excellent STL solution, with a ton of expandability and bonus features.

Field Report: Allen & Heath Zed-14

When a critical mix is necessary, especially if auxiliary sends and recordings are needed, the Zed-14 is an invaluable tool at a simple or extensive remote event.


New Products

Broadcast dynamic mic Rode Procaster: The Rode Procaster is a professional, broadcast-quality dynamic microphone, specifically designed to offer no-compromise


Sign Off

That Was Then Hank Landsberg of Henry Engineering sent us these photos from his past. To the left is Landsberg when he worked for Drake-Chenault in 1974.


Currents Headlines from the December 2008 Issue

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

Radio Currents Online - Dec 1 - Dec 7, 2008

The technology, business, people and product news of the radio broadcast industry updated every day for the week of Dec 1 - Dec 7, 2008.

Radio Currents Online - Dec 8 - Dec 14, 2008

The technology, business, people and product news of the radio broadcast industry updated every day for the week of Dec 8 - Dec 14, 2008.

Radio Currents Online - Dec 15 - Dec 21, 2008

The technology, business, people and product news of the radio broadcast industry updated every day for the week of Dec 15 - Dec 21, 2008.

Radio Currents Online - Dec 22 - Dec 28, 2008

The technology, business, people and product news of the radio broadcast industry updated every day for the week of Dec 22 - Dec 28, 2008.

Radio Currents Online - Dec 29, 2008 - Jan 4, 2009

The technology, business, people and product news of the radio broadcast industry updated every day for the week of Dec 29, 2008 - Jan 4, 2009.


Contributor Pro-File: Chuck Ince

This month: Meet Chuck Ince, market engineering manager, Gap West Broacasting, Missoula, MT.

December 2008 Advertiser Links

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