—Getting away from the day-to-day grind of the job is still important, even when you love the work you do
One of the many benefits of attending the NAB Show is getting a feel for what is going on in the industry
I’ve often joked that you practically have to be a historian to be a broadcast engineer, at least in North America.
One of the best things about going to the NAB Show is running into old friends and colleagues you haven’t seen in a while
—The FCC announced dates for the upcoming window for the filing of new FM translator applications to be associated with AM stations
Not only has the FCC sought comment on proposed rules to eliminate the local main studio requirement, it is also seeking broad comment from the public proposing the revision and/or elimination of broa...
There have been numerous decisions warning broadcasters against prolonged periods of silence on a broadcast station, even if authorized by the FCC through an STA
Last month, the Federal Communications Commission tweaked its rules for noncommercial broadcasters, expanding their ability to conduct fundraising events for third parties, as well as providing relief...
—What stood out in the Radio Hall? What was the buzz at NAB Show 2017?
The use of audio-over-internet protocol codecs for STL applications is becoming more and more commonplace
This computer operating system has been embraced by vendors, including Telos, Wheatstone and Orban
If you find yourself tasked with specifying and designing a new studio system based on AoIP control surfaces, and routers then you should make every attempt to get yourself to Las Vegas on April 22.
—The nature of micro-processor equipped broadcast equipment has also made the presence of uninterruptible power supplies ubiquitous
The late Kevin Watkins solved the problem of Microsoft's folder flaw
Ubuntu and other Linux distributions make dual booting easy, once certain configuration issues are addressed
When it comes to studio-to-transmitter audio links, bigger markets typically have a microwave option, free from the woes of a provider, and an alternative (T1, MPLS, 15k Audio Circuit).
—Let’s face it. Civilians generally view engineers as wizards
The Wandering Engineer is lucky enough (or unlucky enough) to be above the line where his jobs require that he attends the “spring show”
When hiring broadcast engineers, there are two particulars to which we give special attention.
In a more golden age of AM broadcasting, problematic monitor points struck fear into the hearts of station engineers.
—The following is a paid Help Wanted posting
If you’re an engineer with a background in wireless technology and an interest in shaping policy, this position may be of interest
The position is a 12-month assignment with the possibility of moving to full-time