September 2007

September 2007


Convention time

So which conventions did you attend? If you''re going to lament that you can''t attend any conventions, remember that I have heard all the common complaints from people who don''t attend conventions.


IT for Radio Engineers

Today, many of the clunky boxes that served us so well in the past have been replaced by networked hardware and software systems, which, while providing a far more powerful and compact platform to fill the operational needs of a facility, now take the form of black-boxes and software files. (The tools you use no longer came from a metal cabinet.)


Something new for news radio

CBS Radio's KYW Newsradio saw a move as an opportunity to update the facility, upgrade the infrastructure to a digital, router-based system and have an individual identity in the marketplace.


Tips on bench power, old laptops, and module rapair

How to use a bench power supply, refurbishing an old laptop for EAS and fixing a module from a console you don't have.


LEDs Are Here to Stay

Tower lighting requirements, which are specified in part 17 of the Commission''s rules, sometimes come as a financial shock.


Is the Fairness Doctrine returning?

The Fairness Doctrine, introduced in 1949, required broadcasters to cover controversial issues of public importance and to provide balanced views on such issues even if that meant giving access to diverse groups.


New Products

New products from Belden, Broadcast Tools, Videoquip, French Creek Productions, Neutrik, MGE UPS Systems, Modulation Index, Marshall Electronics, Focusrite Audio Engineering, Lectrosonics, Acoustics First, Gizmac, Behringer, Zaxcom, Pulizzi, AEQ, Yellowtec, Audemat-Aztec, Kramer Electronics, Kaltman Creations, AKG and Industrial Acoustics.


The 2007 NAB Radio show heads to Charlotte

New products from Belden, Broadcast Tools, Videoquip, French Creek Productions, Neutrik, MGE UPS Systems, Modulation Index, Marshall Electronics, Focusrite Audio Engineering, Lectrosonics, Acoustics First, Gizmac, Behringer, Zaxcom, Pulizzi, AEQ, Yellowtec, Audemat-Aztec, Kramer Electronics, Kaltman Creations, AKG and Industrial Acoustics.


The NAB Radio Show Exhibit Hall Map

Navigate the floor of the NAB Radio Show with our exhibit map.


2007 NAB Radio Show Technical Sessions

Make the most of your time at the Radio Show with our convention session overview.


Field Report: Netia Radio-Assist

In addition to the functionality, reliability, simple pricing structure and knowledgeable Netia staff, the ease of administration of this system is amazing.

Merging Technologies Pyramix Native 5

Pyramix Native is a software-only version of Merging Technologies'' Pyramix Virtual Studio, a very powerful and sophisticated DAW designed to run on Windows XP and 2000.

Field Report: Rivendell automation

Formerly a product of Salem Radio Labs (a division of Salem Communications), Rivendell is now available to the general public under the GNU General Public License.


Sign Off

Jeff Keith's SMO900, a 1957 ad for a General Electric transistor radio and songs played by label on terrestrial radio and Live 365 in 2006.


Read letters from Radio magazine readers.

I've lived in Washington, DC, for more than two decades and pass the NAB headquarters several times a month. Recently, I observed a huge banner hanging


Currents Headlines from the September 2007 Issue

The online headlines from the September 2007 issue of Radio magazine.

Radio Currents Online - Sep 17 - Sep 23, 2007

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

Radio Currents Online - Sep 10 - Sep 16, 2007

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

Radio Currents Online - Sep 3 - Sep 9, 2007

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

Radio Currents Online - Aug 27 - Sep 2, 2007

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


September 2007 Advertiser Links

Links to the advertisers in the September 2007 issue of Radio magazine.