Field Report: Broadcast Bionics Phonebox Solo 

The Solo product is a smaller version of the company's Phonebox 2 product, a software-based call handling and caller information system.

Comrex Tests Access on 4G Network 

The testing was conducted in the greater Boston area with Xohm hardware supplied by Sprint Nextel.

What is mix-minus? 

Useful for on-air telephone systems and remote feeds, mix-minus is critical for on-air use.

Foneshow Offers Text-based Service for Radio Staff 

By leveraging the cellular telephone network, Foneshow Breaking News enables reporters to file stories on-site as news breaks and allows producers to distribute information to virtually any wireless phone in the world using Foneshow’s patent pending technology

Comrex Offers AAC-ELD for Access Codecs 

The result of an agreement with Fraunhofer, the new algorithm will make its Comrex debut the upcoming NAB Show.

Field Report: JK Audio Remote Mix 4 

With the Remote Mix 4, JK Audio has introduced 21st century cell phone and Bluetooth technology to the remote broadcast clique. In this age of wireless-ness, it’s a timely introduction

On-air Telephone Interfaces 

Radio broadcasters rely heavily on their telephones. Whether used for news, interviews, contests, requests or talk radio, the ability to easily manage phones on-air is a long-standing requirement, and that’s unlikely to change

Broadcast Bionics Upgrades Phonebox Solo 

Broadcast Bionics will be showing an upgraded version of Phonebox Solo at NAB 2008.

BSW Picks up Broadcast Bionics 

Broadcast Bionics has appointed Broadcast Supply Worldwide (BSW) as a dealer for the Phonebox Solo broadcast telephone system.

The End of Analog Cell Service 

On Feb. 18, 2008, FCC rules will no longer require cellular telephone companies to provide analog service.

Broadcast Bionics represents Axia in the UK 

Axia Audio has tapped Broadcast Bionics of West Sussex, England as the UK distributor for Axia IP-Audio networking products.

Comrex Upgrades Access 

Comrex Corporation has just released a firmware upgrade for its Access line of codecs.

JK Audio Ships Daptor Three 

When introduced at NAB2007, the company said that it would ship the product by mid-August and it has met that goal.

Comrex Provides Portable Access to Courthouse Remote 

Following allegations of illegal dog fighting, Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick made a scheduled appearance for his arraignment on federal charges at a courthouse in Richmond, VA.

JK Audio Ships Remote Mix 4 

JK Audio unveiled the Remote Mix 4 portable mixer at NAB2007, and at that time announced a delivery date in mid-July.

Comrex Ships Access Portable 

Comrex is now shipping its Access portable stereo BRIC IP codec.

Field Report: Salem Radio Labs Call Commander 

Call screening software is critical to any talk station's operation. Finding a system that be configured to the station's needs is important, and the ability to try it before you buy it can help the selection process. Because the Call Commander software from Salem Radio Labs is free, trying it out is as simple as finding enough time to download and install it.

Field Report: Comrex BRIC 

On an unseasonably warm and sunny New England day, the Comrex engineering team set forth boldly to test BRIC on as many publicly available hotspots as possible.

Reliable Connections 

While remotes and live events are the primary use, many stations are using POTS and ISDN codecs for back-up STLs and other itinerant applications.

The end of ISDN? 

When the project began, Nassau New Hampshire ordered five ISDN and POTS codecs. Now Verizon says that ISDN is not available.

Field Report: Clenney Communications Optelator II 

After the third lightning strike, Joe Ternovan, chief engineer of Infinity Columbus, OH, looked into other means of protecting the system from lightning strikes through the telephone line. He found the Clenney Communications Optelator.

Field Report: Telos Systems Zephyr Xport 

The Xport can transmit audio via POTS or ISDN to a studio-located ISDN Zephyr codec. Kirk Chestnut provides a review.

Field Report: JK Audio Compack 

Richard Hamilton reviews this phone/audio interface he uses to create an Internet talk show on trains.

Field Report: Comrex Matrix GSM module 

WHMS makes a mobile remote simple with GSM service and Comrex Matrix codec.

Field Report: APT/Pulsecom PCAU 

Local telephone companies no longer support analog dedicated circuits. The PCAU gets around the limitation, as this review describes.

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