January 2007

January 2007


Save the birds, but save the towers

We can protect the migratory birds, but it''s important to prevent an unnecessary rulemaking from becoming a tremendous burden to all broadcasters.


Where does the signal go?

Whether you are predicting coverage to determine if your antenna is operating properly or producing a map your sales people can use, propagation prediction is a science and an art.


Eight minutes or less

When WBAL/WIYY had to design a production kit to cover the Baltimore Ravens, portability was important, but not the key. Time was the constraining factor. In this case, tear-down time had a special motiviation for the station if the crew wanted to catch the ride home.


Fight over Flight

In the past year, the Avian Group has filed a petition to the FCC to halt licensing and license renewals for all communications towers in the Gulf Coast region, as well as a suit against the FCC regarding seven towers in Hawaii that are alleged to be harming two endangered bird species.

Reader Feedback

Find out what others have to say about Radio magazine or the industry in general.


Living with your license

Your new or latest station license has arrived. How you deal with it can have a huge effect on your future.


AM/FM allotment processes revised

In November the Commission adopted rules that streamline the way in which the communities of license of existing AM and FM stations can be changed. The


Field Report: Audemat-Aztec Goldeneagle FM/HD

With HD Radio, stations at minimum need to monitor the main channel audio. But there's also multicasting, PAD and funny initials like DAAI and QI that tell volumes about the signal. The big question is how to acquire all of that data.


New Products

Check out new products from Aphex Systems, Auralex Acoustics, Belar, D.A.V.I.D., Inovonics and Sennheiser.


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