November 2005

November 2005


The current view

The various flavors of IBOC were common topics at the recent fall conventions. While many choose to deny it, the HD Radio rollout is here.


When the Sound matters

On-air audio processing involves the science of design and understanding, and the art of knowing how to manipulate the controls.


Bob and Tom make big plans

Ten years and more than 150 affiliates later, we look at the next generation Bob and Tom Show studio. It's brand new and immense, but no one has the guts to say it will be big enough.

Growing pains

A new studio is a big change. Sometimes, there's more to adjust to than just the equipment.


New Products (Nov 2005)

New products from Acoustica, Belar, Cad Professional Microphones, Lexicon, Mackie, Marantz, Peavey Electronics, QSC Audio, Roland, SLS Loudspeakers and Sofratec.

New Products from the Fall 2005

A brief review of products from this year's fall conventions from Broadcast Electronics, Continental Electronics, Genelec, Harris, Nagra, Sony, Tascam, Traffic.com and Wide Orbit.


FM Auction 62 postponed

The last-minute postponement of FM Auction 62 has chilled the enthusiasm of many would-be bidders.


The mystery of negative towers

While negative towers are not as frequently used in directional antenna array designs, they can still be found in use. What exactly is a negative tower, and what does it do that is so different from a normal tower?


Field Report: Eventide BD600

The digital profanity delay has come a long way since its introduction so many years ago. Their usage has increased as well because of slips during broadcast events.

Field Report: Airtools 6100

KCUR views its Airtools 6100 profanity delay as insurance.


The 1st annual Radio Innovative Product Award Winner 2004

Introduced in 2004, the Radio magazine Innovative Product Awards were developed to honor excellence in new product development in the radio industry.


Sign Off

Digital music sales dominated the first half of 2005, while CD and DVD sales continue to slowly drop.


Insight to IBOC 5 - Nov 2005

Part of the Radio magazine DAB Answer Series, the fifth installment of this recurring supplement focuses on the issues of working with surround in a production environment and a discussion of the MPEG Surround encoding system.


Radio Currents Online - Nov 21 - Dec 4, 2005

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

Radio Currents Online - Nov 14 - Nov 20, 2005

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

Radio Currents Online - Nov 7 - Nov 13, 2005

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

Radio Currents Online - Oct 31 - Nov 6, 2005

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

Currents Headlines from the November 2005 Issue

The online headlines from the November 2005 issue of Radio magazine.


November 2005 Advertiser Links

Links to the advertisers in the November 2005 issue of Radio magazine.