March 2004 Contents Online

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March 2004 Contents Online

Mar 1, 2004 12:00 PM

Highlights of news items from the March 2004 issue.

Webcasting Royalties Set by Copyright Office
The U.S. Copyright Office has published the long-awaited royalty rates for Web music broadcasts, bringing to the year-long process to an end.

FCC Reports LPFM Interference Findings to Congress
The FCC report looks to relax the third-adjacent spacing rules.

Morse Code Knows Where It's @
To keep up with the electronic times, the ITU has added "@" to International Morse Code.

FCC Proposes Rules For Broadband Over Power Lines
The FCC has proposed changes to certain technical rules with the intent of fostering broadband deployment by permitting the use of broadband over power lines (BPL).

SBE Celebrates 40 Years
What started as a gathering of about 100 broadcast engineers at the Conrad Hilton Hotel in Chicago during the 1964 NAB Convention, has grown to more than 5,500 members in 107 chapters today.

NAB Announces Engineering Achievement Winners
Glynn Walden and Ira Goldstone will be honored at the Technology Luncheon, Wednesday, April 21 at NAB2004 in Las Vegas.