Sample and Hold: 2010 Local Station Revenues 

BIA/Kelsey expects 2011 radio industry revenues to rise a moderate 3.7 percent, and 2012's election year to bump up revenues 4.5 percent.

Sample and Hold: Radio in Time of Crisis 

While the Japan Earthquake is in the news today, the aftermath of the Haiti earthquake is still being dealt with. We look at the role media played in that tragic event.

Do You Remember? Glensound MX6/3 Mixer 

Manx Radio, a commercial radio station on the Isle of Man, ordered several MX6/3 mixers in 1977.

Sample and Hold: Generations and Their Gadgets 

Younger adults are leading the way in increased mobility, preferring laptops to desktops and using cell phones for a variety of functions, including Internet, e-mail, music, games and video.

Sample and Hold: Media Monitors' Spot Ten 2010 

Little has changed in the rankings since 2009, although Media Monitors chose to include the HD Digital Radio Alliance this year.

That Was Then: KRDO 1240  

Vern Thompson sends Radio magazine a pic from his college days.

Do You Remember: Vintage Radio 

Some of the wonderful art on Art Weinerman's vintage radio art website.

Sample and Hold: NPR Music Format Trends 

Which NPR formats are gaining popularity? Which are losing?

Do You Remember?: Microphones 

We look back at some classic mics.

Sample and Hold: Revenue Generation 

A recent survey looks at stations' plans for the next source of revenue generation.

Sample and Hold: Media Usage in Car 

A three-country online survey conducted by Vision Critical outlined the beginning of important changes to in-car media usage, many of which have a potential impact on radio.

That Was Then: Mike Moore 

Mike Moore has been in the radio business for 50 years.

Radio in Cell Phones 

The results Harris poll show that a sizeable majority of American cell phone users would like the ability to listen to radio stations through their mobile phone.

Do You Remember: Fansteel Balkite 

Rod Hogg contacted us about his Fansteel Balkite B-180 power supply after seeing the Fansteel ad in our July 2009 Do You Remember column.

Radio Revenue Growth Expected for 2010 

The BIA/Kelsey predictions for radio revenue growth have been adjusted slightly upward.

Golden Age Stories 

This online radio station that will feature unabridged, multicast audiobooks of pulp fiction short stories and books written by L. Ron Hubbard in the 1930s and 1940s, for free.

A Technical History of WHAV 

Tim Cocodiscusses the construction and growth of the AM/FM combo station between 1947 and the early 1980s.

Broadband Growth Through 2009 

According to the Broadband Forum, broadband growth was steady in 2009, with a pick-up in every region in the fourth quarter.

American Idol on the radio 

Mediabase's report analyzes the effect of the artists from "American Idol" on radio.

Sonifex Hand-Built Mixer 

When Hospital Radio Bedford decided to replace its aging Sonifex mixer, the charity returned the hand-built mixer to Sonifex for posterity.

Media Usage Pyramid 2010 

What are consumers listening to? Pandora soars in Jacobs Media's Tech Survey VI.

Sayonara Floppy Disk 

In April 2010, Sony said sayonara to floppy, announcing it would cease production of 1.44MB, 3.5" floppy disks in March 2011.

Advertising Expenditures 

Advertising is off for all media. In the report we see how the fourth quarter 2009 ad spending was off 6 percent against 2008, with nearly all media improving upon their January-September performance.

Media in the Lives of 8- to 18-year-olds 

See how radio, and similarly music and audio, fared against other media devices in this survey of media usage among 8- to 18-year-olds.

Radio in the Movie the Accidental Husband 

Radio Systems helps on-set for "Accidental Husband."

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