7/27/2012 12:37:00 PM

An interesting article from earlier this month on so-called patent trolls, a topic of interest in radio lately given the legal fight over automation licensing.

Patent 'Troll' Tactics Spread (Wall St. Journal)
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7/24/2012 1:46:00 PM

'I believe this is the next step in station transparency'

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7/20/2012 5:55:00 PM

NJBA says there's no 'concerted action' afoot

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7/12/2012 6:06:00 PM

Latest version is from August 2011

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7/10/2012 2:34:00 PM

Living in the D.C. area, I get to hear up close how WTOP has built such a radio success story.

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7/6/2012 4:46:00 PM

Our recent story about teletypes prompted Radio World friend and reader Steven T. Moravec to share this photo. Steven is president of Phoenix Media Group LLC, a media property holding company and specialty consulting firm.

“My first as a teenaged ‘newsman’ at the legendary 63/KDWB in St. Paul, circa (GULP!) 1963!”

Clack-Clack-Clack-Clack-Clack (Buc Fitch story)

Readers Share Teletype Memories (Digital Edition)
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7/3/2012 3:07:00 PM

Engineers in our part of the country had to deal with the effects of the “derecho” storm that brought sharp winds and weather conditions that are unusual to the area.

“After Friday’s derecho swept through our area, I went to one transmitter site to see why I had lost the remote control phone line,” said Dale Cook, market chief engineer for Centennial Broadcasting in Roanoke and Lynchburg, Va., writing on the Radio-Tech listserv of “Here is what I found.”

I emailed Dale to learn more. He told me the transmitter site affected is WZZU(FM), a Class B licensed to Lynchburg. The transmitter is on a mountain in southern Amherst County.

“We were able to get the tree removed today,” he wrote Tuesday, “and there appears to be no significant damage. This afternoon we got power back at the studios and the entire cluster is back in business.”

Send me your own pix of radio station facility incidents or other interesting visual stories. Email
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