New IBOC Quality Metric presented to NRSC, NAB advancing IBOC Booster Project and unique sports content turns up on HD Radio multicasts.
While some HD Radio FMs struggle with the additional cost of programming their multicast channels with music formats, others are coming up with innovative sports radio content at low/no cost.
The PCI adaptor card contains four separately addressable AM/FM HD Radio tuners that can be fed incoming RF jointly or separately.
Modulation Error Ratio is generally defined as a measure of the signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) in a digitally modulated signal.
Some retailers indicate that reduced price points and a recession that's boosting the appeal of free media are helping propel sales of HD Radio-equipped car audio head units.
Eye on IBOC
On-channel digital booster technology would allow localized synchronous retransmission of just the digital components of an IBOC Hybrid FM signal.
Naturally all ears at the 2009 NAB Radio Show were on talk of the preliminary results pf NPR's research project on the potential impact of an IBOC digital carrier increase on first adjacent analog reception.
IBOC Across America
There are 28 stations in the Sooner State broadcasting 43 HD Radio channels.