When considering methods to move information from one point to another, it is interesting to reflect on how our needs have changed over just the past 20 years.
A station owner is motivated to build a top-notch facility serving a dynamic market.
The FCC's newest prior coordination procedures for the Broadcast Auxiliary Service (BAS) took effect in October.
10 steps to determining the best digital migration path.
Local telephone companies no longer support analog dedicated circuits. The PCAU gets around the limitation, as this review describes.
When STL transmitter and receiver products kept coming up short, we turned to the new, high-power STL-20C.
Take advantage of the compact size and power of current equipment to make remotes painless.
Why buy new when the existing equipment still works fine? Keep some of that vintage equipment running right.
Now that the FCC has accepted IBOC, we will see even more improvements as sites are updated with digital exciters and solid-state transmitters. With all of these advances in technology, don't overlook what can become the weak link: the method used to get the audio from one location to another.
To all but those who must maintain them, studio-to-transmitter links are a silent and sometimes forgotten step in the transmission chain.
In an ever-evolving effort to smooth the transition from analog to digital technology, the Federal Communications Commission is proposing to revise its rules to allow broadcast auxiliary services (BAS) to convert to digital technology along with broadcast stations.
Until the last few years, the narrow bandwidth (300kHz) of the 950MHz radio channels, which was adequate for the audio and technical standards of the all-analog world, was insufficient to handle the much greater bandwidth of the digital signals of newer generation, AES3-compliant studio equipment.
The hot item of discussion for radio propagation was not terrestrial distribution, but rather the upcoming satellite radio services. Both XM Satellite