May 2006

May 2006


A quick recap of NAB2006

Here are some of the prevailing ideas and themes from NAB2006.


Radio automation

Computer-based automation systems of today have had to answer the question of "how flexible and scalable" they are.


Built for Success

When it was purchased, the WKLU studios were in a house that at one time was a pet store.

Were you born in a barn? Actually, yes.

This facility had been a working farm until it was converted into an industrial area in the mid-1980s, and the barn became a radio facility in 1995.


Three phases are better than one

On the surface, three-phase operation may appear to be a lot more complicated than single-phase work.


FCC hedges bet on gambling advertising

The rules on their face permit the advertising of certain casino activities (when conducted by Indian tribes) but they still prohibit the advertising of precisely the same activities (when, say, Indians aren''t involved).


Field Report: Day Sequerra M2.0

Being able to go back and forth easily between different HD Radio streams is educational in terms of processing--and being able to quickly study your competition's HD Radio audio, now that's what radio engineering is all about.

Field Report: Adobe Audition 2.0

The feared and more expensive takeover by Adobe has come and gone and with it Adobe Audition 2.0 has arrived and is changing the way engineers listen and produce.


New Products (May 2006)

New NAB2006 products from AKG, Alesis, Audion Laboratories, Auralex Acoustics, Broadcast Tools, Edirol, Fifty Thousand Watt Software, Furman Sound, Media Specialty Resources, Octave Systems, Otari, Proco Sound, Promounts, Propagation Systems, RFS Broadcast, Sennheiser Electronic, Sonosax, Statmon Technologies, Studio Technologies and Tannoy.


Insight to IBOC 7 - May 2006

Part of the Radio magazine DAB Answer Series, the seventh installment of this recurring supplement provides a primer on the HD Radio system, which includes an overview of the components within. It also details the NPR Labs reception test of the Boston Acoustics Recepter HD radio receiver, and an interview with Gary Kline, the chairman of the HD Digital Radio Alliance Engineering Cooperative.


Currents Headlines from the May 2006 Issue

The online headlines from the May 2006 issue of Radio magazine.

Radio Currents Online - May 22 - May 28, 2006

The technology, business, people and product news of the radio broadcast industry updated every day.

Radio Currents Online - May 15 - May 21, 2006

The technology, business, people and product news of the radio broadcast industry updated every day.

Radio Currents Online - May 8 - May 14, 2006

The technology, business, people and product news of the radio broadcast industry updated every day.

Radio Currents Online - May 1 - May 7, 2006

The technology, business, people and product news of the radio broadcast industry updated every day.


Sign Off

The September 1969 cover of Broadcast Engineering magazine depicted Radio Free Europe's (RFE) master control room—the hub of RFE's organization.


May 2006 Advertiser Links

Links to the advertisers in the May 2006 issue of Radio magazine.