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Jeff Keith's SMO900, a 1957 ad for a General Electric transistor radio and songs played by label on terrestrial radio and Live 365 in 2006.

Field Report: Aphex Model 230 

It was time for KSON and KIFM in San Diego to embrace the digital age of HD Radio. But it needed new, simple microphone processing that meshed with the new digital console and air chain.

Orban Ships Optimod-DAB 6300 

The Orban Optimod 6300-DAB is now shipping. The 6300 is a multipurpose stereo audio processor for digital radio, digital TV, digital satellite, netcasts, STL protection, audio production and digital mastering.

Orban Adds 16-second Upgrade for Optimod-FM 8500 

Orban has released an upgraded DSP board for the Optimod-FM 8500 that can produce 16.4 seconds of diversity delay for HD Radio installations. The original 8500 hardware produced

Field Report: Air Tools 6200 

Though it is specifically designed with microphone processing in mind, the Clear Channel Chicago group decided that there was no reason the Air Tools 6200 could not be used as a stereo program processor.

Field Report: DBX 286A 

It's a vocal processor, but you won't find controls labeled ratio, hard/soft knee, threshold and hold/release in the compressor section. Still, you will find that it's easy to use.

Sound advice on Processing 

More audio processors are being built with feature sets meant to accommodate the trend of delivering content via data-reduced means.

When the Sound matters 

On-air audio processing involves the science of design and understanding, and the art of knowing how to manipulate the controls.

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Digital music sales dominated the first half of 2005, while CD and DVD sales continue to slowly drop.

Field Report: Bias Soundsoap 2 

Pops, clicks and other noises in recordings can be cleanly eliminated. Bias Soundsoap 2 can show you how.

Processing Surround 

Is there a surround audio processor in your future? Without a doubt, but if you're expecting something like a five-channel version of your current stereo processor, think again.

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Read about a solar-powered station from 1979.

Field Report: Broadcast Warehouse DSPX 

Doug Irwin reviews the DSP-based on-air radio processors.

Field Report: Omnia Audio Omnia-6fm 

Mike Rogers reviews the Omnia-6EX on-air radio audio processor.

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Do you remember? In 1981 Applied Technology offered two audio processors with digital control capabilities. The Maximod digital peak limiter used a digital

Field Report: Orban Optimod-PC 1100 

Orban's Optimod-PC 1100 isn't a conventional FM or AM final processor.

Field Report: Eventide Clockworks Legacy 

What's old is new again with a series of Pro Tools effects plug-ins.

Field Report: Omnia Audio Omnia-4.5am 

WSM, Nashville, wasn't looking for a new audio processor, but after trying the Omnia 4.5, the change is welcomed as this review explains.

Field Report: Behringer Ultramatch SRC2000 

The Behringer Ultramatch SRC2000 is a digital processor, format converter, signal corrector and a digital distribution panel. It can accept digital signals encoded in any of three formats: AES/EBU, S/PDIF and TOSLINK.

On-air processing 

Going beyond the practical function of ensuring compliance with modulation limits, today's on-air processors provide substantial processing power without unwanted artifacts.

IBOC end to end 

10 steps to determining the best digital migration path.

Field Report: Aphex Model 2020 MkIII 

Having an edge on the competition can make a difference. One important element in achieving that edge is delivering the highest quality product possible to a station's listeners.

Omnia Enters Agreement with Crown 

Under the agreement Omnia will design an audio processor contained on a card that plugs directly into the chassis of Crown Broadcast FM-series radio transmitters.

Online Audio Processing 

It is generally advisable to use a separate processor when setting up an Internet stream for the purpose of re-broadcasting your station over the Internet.

Field Report: Aphex 204 Aural Exciter and Optical Big Bottom 

The 1RU device has two independent channels, each with six front-panel controls. Read this review to learn more.

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