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One of the explanations bandied about around the internet lately for why HD Radio hasn’t seen much uptake with radio listeners is to compare it with the early days of FM radio. In essence some HD Radio defenders are arguing … finish reading HD Radio 2010 vs. FM Radio 1950
It’s really starting to feel like the unfortunate college radio trend that we covered at the end of last year (Cash-strapped schools turn their backs on college radio), is showing no signs of slowing down. For the past month I’ve … finish reading Owner of Vanderbilt University Radio Station WRVU Explores Sale of FM License
On Monday the trade publication Automotive News reported that the number of car makers offering HD Radio is up, mostly relying on stats provided by iBiquity, which owns the technology. According to the article pricey brands Volvo, BMW and Rolls-Royce … finish reading More car makers offer HD Radio, but can you actually buy it?
I spent the better part of this afternoon listening to my new HD Radio receiver, the Sony XDRF1 HD, tuning through the Chicago FM dial. There are 33 FM stations broadcasting HD in Chicago according to iBiquity, which owns the … finish reading First day with HD Radio – not impressed
The National Federation of Community Broadcasters just wrapped up its annual conference this past weekend in St. Paul, MN. The NFCB has been a true anchor in the community radio movement, both supporting individual stations and advocating on their behalf … finish reading FCC Commissioner Clyburn Suggests Channels 5 & 6 for Radio
The FCC has released the winners of another twenty-six full-power noncommercial FM broadcast licenses from the 2007 application window [PDFs: 1, 2]. Like the fifty-seven licenses announced in February, the winners in this set were chosen from amongst two or … finish reading FCC Awards Another 26 Full-Power NonComm FM Licenses
The University of Wisconsin-Parkside’s student-run station WIPZ has apparently been on the air since the early 1990s, broadcasting on AM, then FM and online. The station has never had a license, presumably operating at very low power under what are … finish reading College Radio 101: UW-Parkside Station Learns When You Need a License
While we commonly accept that broadcast stations and, especially, their licenses to broadcast have a market value, for most of US broadcasting history there was no direct cost to obtain that license. Sure, there were engineer surveys to conduct, lawyers … finish reading That Next License Is Going to Cost You
It was probably only a matter of time before the FCC would catch up with San Francisco’s Pirate Cat Radio. The unlicensed broadcaster was increasingly putting itself in the public eye by operating a cafe adjacent to its studio, granting … finish reading Pirate Cat Radio Fined by FCC and Ceases Terrestrial Broadcast
Hot on the heels of the new FM-enabled iPod Nano comes the rumor that there’s actually an FM radio already hidden inside current iPhones, and that Apple is about to turn it on. Apparently the radio circuitry is currently used … finish reading A Latent Radio Hidden in Your iPhone?