Digital Radio Update - July 15, 2009

July 15, 2009


Digital Radio Update

HD Radio price point is the problem in Australia's DAB+, comments rolling in on FCC's digital power issue and true HD Radio portability is here with the Insignia NS-HD01.

News

Broadcaster Divide Deepens as FCC Weighs Digital Power Issue

The bone of contention concerns potential interference between beefed-up digital carriers and first adjacent signals.

DAB+ Up and Running Down Under, but Consumer Uptake May Lag

How soon the average Aussie will be able to listen to digital programs may depend on how quickly receiver prices come down.

IBOC Across America

IBOC by State: Iowa (Jul 2009)

There are 22 stations in the Hawkeye State broadcasting 30 HD Radio channels.

Eye on IBOC

True HD Portability Arrives at Best Buy

If HD Radio is ever going to pass the tipping point, Insignia's new portable could prove to be the sparkplug.

Reviews of the Insignia HD Radio Portable Player

Insignia offers the first portable HD Radio receiver, and there are lots of opinions about its performance.

Reader Feedback

The Arguments Against HD Radio

HD Radio is a polarized issue, but the arguments against it stated by the engineering community are too often not based on technical merits. A readers shares his analysis.


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