As we look ahead for relief, we see the predictions: on-air ad sales look flat, but online has promise. The overall economic view predicts a better future.
Waiting for the dust to settle before committing to an HD Radio transmission system? This should help.
In our current economy, planning and executing a major project is becoming increasingly difficult. We must find new and clever ways to build and improve our facilities.
New products from Axia Audio, Blue Microphones, BW Broadcast, Digigram, Genelec, PTEK, Sierra Multimedia and Towermast.
As time passed and DA design work received increasing attention, it became obvious that more information was needed about how the antenna worked in its environment once constructed.
When I first heard Symetrix was shipping the new Airtools Voice Processor 2X microphone processor, I couldn't wait to get a look at it.
Everyone has an Ipod, so why not use it as a portable recorder?
The shift in reporting requirements, and a change to new reporting forms, arises from concern about the relatively low percentages of minority individuals and females among the ranks of broadcast owners.
When an item can be used for more than application, it has a greater value.
The last time you bought a microphone you may have found a threaded adapter inside the mic clip. Did you wonder what it was for? Here's one application.
Looking back at a 1927 Balkite ad for radio power units.
Domestic car buyers want an Ipod connection more than they want satellite radio, GPS or HD Radio.
The online headlines from the July 2009 issue of Radio magazine.
The Radio Mag Online podcast for July 2009: Radio magazine Editor Chriss Scherer talks to David Bialik, Broadcast and Streaming Session Chairman of the 127th AES Convention.
Radio Currents for July 2, 2009: Genachowski and McDowell are confirmed for the FCC by the Senate, Obama nominates Baker and Clyburn for FCC posts, Alexis Glick will keynote the NAB Radio Show Luncheon, the National Radio Hall of Fame puts 16 nominees on the 2009 roster, and the HD Radio Alliance launches the summer ad campaign.
Radio Currents for July 9, 2009: The FCC allows AMs to use FM translators, several groups partner to launch SAFER, Nautel opens a UK parts depot, and Reader Feedback inquires about your communication skills.
Radio Currents for July 16, 2009: The Insignia HD Radio Portable Player goes on sale, Comments pour in for increased HD Radio digital sidebands, Sound Exchange has new royalty terms for streamers, and Arbitron commercializes the PPM in Miami-Ft. Lauderdale.
Radio Currents for July 23, 2009: The NAB announces the NAB Radio Show Engineering Program; the Marconi Radio Awards finalists are announced; we debunk some misconceptions about HD Radio; and KIID loses two towers after a brush fire.
Radio Currents for July 30, 2009: The HD Radio EPG begins field trials in Boston, NPR Labs releases an online HR Radio sideband power calculator, several Congressmen call on the GAO to evaluate the PPM, Clyburn and Baker are confirmed by the Senate for their FCC posts, and Conrad Trautmann moves to Dial Global to be the EVP of technology.
Sales call for the week of June 25 - July 1
Bible Broadcasting Network selects Harris for transmitters.
Media Corp taps Junger Audio; NDR contracts VCS for system monitoring, and Radio Wey installs Sonfiex S2 consoles.
Link Research buys another Prism Sound Dscope III; Auralex improves the sound for WAM; Grant Broadcasters buys more Audio Vault systems; WAY-FM licenses Digital Jukebox; the Aspen Music Festival broadcasts in DTS Neural Surround; and Clear Channel Sacremento updagrades with Wheatstone.
Telos installs Nx12 systems; Rogers Media schedules with Wide Orbit; Omnia sends processors to several stations; Marketron Excahnge reaches the 7,000 mark; Axia IP-audio systems go on-air; and Tieline delivers IP audio codecs to Macquarie Southern Cross Media.
2HR installs Sonifex S2 consoles, Newcap Radio chooses Axia consoles for two studio rebuild projects, and Kidd Kraddick streams video with Newtek.
This month: Marshall Rice, Engineering Director; Bonneville International, St. Louis Radio Group
Links to the advertisers in the July 2009 issue of Radio magazine.