July 2011

July 2011

July 2011 cover

Speak up on EAS

The FCC is seeking input on the latest proposed rulemaking for EAS, which gives everyone an opportunity to suggest improvements in the system.

Digital Routing and Mixing

TDM and AoIP are both effective platforms for a radio facility backbone. While their end function is the same, there underlying operation differs greatly.

BYU Radio Reconstructs

Consolidating the content creation facilities with the distribution facilities brought some efficiency in transferring media between the radio and TV services, and made collaboration easier with administrative functions.

BYU Radio Acoustic Design

What made this project particularly challenging was the diversity of technical spaces that all live under the same roof.

RF Safety

FCC rules, IEEE and NCRP standards are designed to reduce the potential for human danger.

EAS News Update

The FCC has released a Third Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, in which the Commission proposes a comprehensive review of the current EAS structure, and what steps should be taken to integrate new technology into future versions of the nation's alert system.

Field Report: Mackie Onyx Blackbird

Chris Wygal thinks the Onyx Blackbird is a fantastic solution for making a PC or Mac workstation a 16-track (or more) recording powerhouse.

Field Report: Belar FMHD-1

This flexible modulation monitor measures analog and digital IBOC signals.

New Products (July 2011)

New products from ERI, Harris, Inovonics, Worldcast Systems and more.

Fixed Cellular Terminals at Remote Sites

As anyone who has tried to use a cellphone at a mountain top site knows, often coverage is spotty. Some rural transmitter sites are so rural they can't support a reliable connection to the PSTN.

Sample and Hold: Advertising Q2 2011

The National Spot Radio Market is pacing up 1.4 percent in 2011's second quarter compared to the same period last year.

Sample and Hold: Local Search Revenue Growth

By 2015, BIA/Kelsey expects 30 percent of search volume will be local in nature.

Currents Headlines from the July 2011 Issue

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

July 2011 Advertiser Links

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