Digital Radio Update - November 18, 2009

November 18, 2009

Digital Radio Update

NPR and Ibiquity shakes hands on a 6dB power increase, Harris gets an order for DMB transmitters in France, and the ABU gets a look at DRM+.


It's Official: NPR and Ibiquity Shake Hands on 6dB Digital Carrier Boost

With a quick approval by the Commission's Media Bureau seen as a likely outcome, the question now is whether both parties can remain in synch moving forward.

DRM Sees Nods from ITU, Boost at Russian Radio Symposium

Among the speakers at a three-day symposium was Russian deputy Minister of Communications Alexander Zharov, who reportedly praised DRM 30 for its spectral and operational efficiency.

ABU Delegates Get First Hand Look at DAB+

As guests of Commercial Radio Australia delegates are touring both DMG and Austereo studio facilities, as well as a major multiplex transmission facility at Artarmon.


Harris Scores French order for DMB transmitters

The transmitters, which meet all national DAB, DAB+ and DMB standards, will provide multiplex carrier service for French broadcasters making the transition to digital.

IBOC Across America

IBOC by State: New Mexico (November 2009)

There are 12 stations in the Land of Enchantment broadcasting 18 HD Radio channels.


Frontier Silicon's Sethill and Hopgood Appointed to World DMB Board

Anthony Sethill will be vice president and Mark Hopgood will be the chairman of the marketing committee.

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