November 2009

November 2009


Changing of the guard

Another RF expert takes over the RF Engineering column reins from John Battison: Jeremy Ruck. John is stepping back from his routine involvement with Radio magazine.


Wise Satellite Receivers

Why are there so many different manufacturers of satellite receivers? Conrad Trautmann explains the reasons.

WFCR exposes more than news in its new studio

Old brick walls and century-old post-and-beam construction are not the first things that come to mind for a state-of-the-art radio studio, but for public radio station WFCR's newsroom, it was all about the character.

John Battison's 1998 NAB Engineer of the Year Acceptance Speech

To know John is to know the history of our industry, and to hear him speak is an education in itself.


USB audio interfaces

Professional quality audio cards are expensive and many times you have no choice by tto make do with the built-in sound interface from standard PC.


The Phasor

The upcoming generation of radio engineers will encounter a new ease of measurement as a fact of the Commission's new directional antenna proof rules.


Engineers propose abandonment of ratchet rule

The ratchet rule was adopted in the early 1990s as part of an effort to reduce interference in the AM band.


Zoom H4n

Chris Wygal thinks the Zoom H4n is a perfect solution when top-level audio must be captured quickly.


New Products - Nov 2009

New products from Aphex Systems, Bext, BW Broadcast, Harris, Middle Atlantic Products, Netia Digital Audio, Sonifex and Tieline Technology.


John Battison: 1986 View of Radio Future

In 1986 John Battison wrote an article called Making History in which he made predictions about the future of broadcast radio. Here are his predictions.


Currents Headlines from the November 2009 Issue

The online headlines from the November 2009 issue of Radio magazine.

General

Contributor Pro-File: Conrad Trautmann, CPBE

This month: Conrad Trautmann, CPBE; EVP, Technology; Dial Global Radio Networks; New York

November 2009 Advertiser Links

Links to the advertisers in the November 2009 issue of Radio magazine.