Because the frequencies in the 700MHz band are being auctioned for new uses, these frequencies will no longer be available for auxiliary uses, such as wireless mics. This was further reinforced by the FCC's recent ruling to ban wireless mic use in this spectrum.
Advancement of codec design has allowed lower bit-rates to be employed, and most codecs sound decent at these rates, but they are much more fragile with regards to distortion and susceptible to artifacts.
Technologists busily reinventing the Web say radio stations can look forward to an Internet where it's much easier to collaborate, innovate, and manipulate data and software on a wide variety of Net-friendly devices.
As the vision of Mixon Hall was being realized, CIM recognized the necessity of having a recording, production and broadcast studio, utilizing state-of-the-art technology, to match Mixon Hall and its many gifted performers.
Having a custom-built personal studio was once a luxury on-air radio talent could not experience. With the move toward computer-based digital recording technologies, more and more on-air talent are finding that owning their own personal studio is now within reach.
New products being shown at the 2008 NAB Radio Show from AEQ, APT, Burk Technology, Davicom, ERI, Harris, Izotope, Liquid Compass, Logitek, Nautel, OMT Technologies, Stream On, Vorsis and Wheatstone.
25-Seven Systems 716 Abacast 710 AEQ 521 Aon Association Services 621 APT 618 Arbitron 401 Armstrong Transmitter 409 Army National Guard 523 ATI-Audio
Selected sessions of interest to RADIO magazine readers at the 2008 NAB Radio Show.
Selected sessions of interest to Radio magazine readers at the 2008 NAB Radio Show.
Changes to make for the fall season, the Extech Mini IR thermometer, steel letters and numbers, BNC extractor, and automatic changeovers for backup generators.
The average ground system is quiet, dependable and retiring, performing its work efficiently, without demand for attention. Unfortunately, too many stations try to economize when installing or maintaining ground systems.
Station personnel involved with programming, sales and traffic should be aware during this election season that decisions about what ads to run, when to run them and how much to charge have broad implications under this regulatory scheme.
The X-keys Desktop is a practical and fun device that makes lengthy, repetitive and routine keystrokes as simple as a push of a button.
While he was at first reluctant to consider Armstrong because he was not familiar with the company's products, Terry Suggs' extensive search showed that Armstrong offered the best in pricing and packaging. The transmitter was shipped within a week and installation was seamless.
New products from Actiontec Electronics, AKG, Alesis, Allen & Heath, Applied Answers, APW Mayville, ATI Group, Audio-Technica, Auralex Acoustics, Axel Technology, Blastwave FX, BTX, Digigram, Disc Makers, Drawmer, Falcon Technologies International, Henry Engineering, Laser Panels, Markertek, Phillystran, Rip Tie, Stanton Magnetics, and Thales Broadcast and Multimedia
Several readers share their views on the method and status of updating the emergency alert system.
Looking back with photos from WOCB AM/FM Cape Cod, an ad from Metrotech, and looking ahead with consumer electronics' forcasting.
The online headlines from the September 2008 issue of Radio magazine.
The technology, business, people and product news of the radio broadcast industry updated every day for the week of Sep 22- Sep 28, 2008.
The technology, business, people and product news of the radio broadcast industry updated every day for the week of Sep 15- Sep 21, 2008.
The technology, business, people and product news of the radio broadcast industry updated every day for the week of Sep 8- Sep 14, 2008
The technology, business, people and product news of the radio broadcast industry updated every day for the week of Sep 1 - Sep 7, 2008.
This month: Meet Russ Berger, President, Russ Berger Design Group, Addison, TX.
Links to the advertisers in the September 2008 issue of Radio magazine.