December 2011

December 2011

December 2011 cover

Passing the (EAS) Test

Was the national EAS test a total failure? Hardly. There were problems, but the test was successful in bringing these problems to light.

Ethernet-based Audio Routing: A How-to Guide

To remove some of the mystery, we look at the differences between the products of three manufacturers by designing a hypothetical radio station.

Backstage at A Prairie Home Companion

It's an old-time radio program feel, but with modern production techniques.

MPLS Networks

Multiprotocol Label Switching is a highly scalable alternative method to route different types of data through a common network.

A Change in Interference Protection Rules?

A recent petition for rulemaking filed with the Commission would change the interference protection rules for the non-reserved FM band to largely match the rules in other services.

Field Report: Orban Optimod-FM 8600

Bill Eisenhamer of Lincoln Financial Media California likes the familiar feel and updated features of the Orban processor.

Field Report: Harris PR&E NetWave

These Lehigh Valley Pennsylvania stations chose the NetWave to broadcast a high-quality on-air product while remaining within budget.

Side by Side: Acoustic Tiles

If the studio doesn't sound good, the on-air product won't sound good either. Here are some products to control the acoustics.

New Products (December 2011)

New products from AudioScience, JK Audio, Liquid Compass and more.

Tech Tips: Using Ferrites

Ferrites are helpful components in the fight against RF interference.

Sign Off: Women's Radio Usage

An Alan Burns and Associates survey looks at women's radio and media listening and usage habits.

Currents Headlines from the December 2011 Issue

The online headlines from the December 2011 issue of Radio magazine.

December 2011 Advertiser Links

Links to the advertisers in the December 2011 issue of Radio magazine.

2012 Buyers Guide Advertiser Links

Links to the advertisers in the 2012 Radio magazine Buyers Guide.