December 2014

December 2014

Radio is Dead, Long Live Radio

Is radio dead? Not by any stretch of the imagination.

Hubbard Broadcasting: KSTP(FM)

Family-owned Hubbard Broadcasting begins the process of upgrading its Saint Paul radio studios to AoIP, starting with KSTP(FM)

Local Radio Spotlight: Koser Radio Group

Radio magazine talks with Tom Koser, owner of Koser Radio Group in Rice Lake, Wisconsin and his approach to local radio.

Trends in Technology: Streaming Audio Update

The options for streaming audio delivery continue to change as listeners consume audio on a wider variety of platforms

Embedded Computing, With a Side of Pi

The Raspberry Pi board has found numerous applications in the broadcast plant

Applied Technology: Radio Studio Monitoring & Management

Methods for examining the root cause of critical fault occurrences

Contest Rules Rewrite and EAS Issues

The FCC updates rules for on-air contests and discusses the recent false national EAS alert

Field Report: TASCAM US-366

Gil Wilson reviews a compact USB 2.0 audio interface from TASCAM

Side by Side: Compact FM Transmitters

Feature comparison of small FM transmitters (under 5 kW)

Simplify Remote Testing for Remote Broadcasts

There are ways to “test the line” even if you don''t have someone at the other end

This Month in SBE History: SBE Presidents

The Society of Broadcast Engineers celebrates 50 years as an organization. We recall the leaders of the organization over that time.