September 2006

September 2006


A report card on HD Radio

The last time I conducted my field study on HD Radio in the stores was in the August 2005 issue. Unfortunately, not much has changed.


Get ready for the convention

The summer is ending, so it's time to plan for the fall conventions. While the NAB convention in the spring is the main event for broadcasting, it covers

NAB Radio Product Preview

Check out the 2006 NAB Radio Show product preview.

Insight to Sessions

Make the most of your 2006 NAB Radio Show time with this preview, and we'll see you in Dallas.


Complete control

This national, progressive-entertainment, talk radio network--known for its outspoken personalities--launched in March 2004. There's a lot going on in this facility, and thanks to digital routing, Air America Radio maintains complete control


New and nifty, or tried and true?

What's the one item in the facility that every on-air and production staff member will have an opinion about? The mic. Some newer offerings are challenging conventional thought and offering new choices for radio.


FM antennas and radiation

New construction can distort an AM station's anticipated service contour. This primer reviews the basics of antennas and RF propagation.


FAA proposes tougher tower approval rules

At a minimum the new rules, if adopted, will cause significant delays in the construction timetable for otherwise routine tower changes.


Harris Platinum Z

With multiple transmitters and transmitter sites, Clear Channel Chicago has selected the Harris Z series transmitter for primary use. The three split-level HD Radio systems have been operating problem-free since mid-December 2005.

Field Report: HHB Flash Mic DRM85

With 1GB of fixed internal memory, the Flash Mic offers six available 16-bit linear PCM or MPEG recording formats ranging from uncompressed 48kHz WAV, to compressed 32kHz MP2.


New Products from AES

This month's New Products section is devoted to new products from the AES convention in San Francisco in October.


Reader Feedback

Find out what others have to say about Radio magazine or the industry in general.


Currents Headlines from the September 2006 Issue

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

Radio Currents Online - Aug 28 - Sep 3, 2006

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

Radio Currents Online - Sep 4 - Sep 10, 2006

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

Radio Currents Online - Sep 11 - Sep 17, 2006

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

Radio Currents Online - Sep 18 - Sep 24, 2006

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

Radio Currents Online - Sep 25 - Oct 1, 2006

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


Sign Off

The computer hard drive is 50 years old this month. Take a look at the IBM RAMAC, which held 5MB of data and was the size of a refrigerator.


September 2006 Advertiser Links

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