Moss: Fall Show Season Ramps Up With IBC

August 31, 2010

Brett Moss is gear & technology editor.Sort of like the NAB Show, except in Europe.That’s the reputation of the annual IBC convention, to be held this year in Amsterdam, Sept. 9–14 and looming large on the travel schedules of

No Trees Were Harmed

August 31, 2010

Our favorite recent sig line comes at the end of an e mail comes from Edd Monskie, VP engineering for Hall Communications in Lancaster, Pa. "No trees were harmed in the sending of this message. A large number of electrons

Moss: Toga! Toga! Spectrum! Spectrum!

August 19, 2010

Brett Moss is gear and technology editor.Do you have an e mail account (or two) that seems to collect a lot of spam, including those “Free Education Grants” cons? They’re enough to make one suspicious of the concept.But not all

Moss: Disaster Preparedness Often Is a Disaster

August 17, 2010

Broadcaster disaster prep sometimes is a disaster in itself. Despite the lessons of many a hurricane or flood, some stations don’t create plans or give much thought to how to react to the next crisis. Many radio leaders including engineers have tried

McLane: Cooler Heads Are Prevailing Now

August 12, 2010

  Paul McLane is editor in chief U.S. of Radio World.Kudos to the cooler heads who seem to be prevailing these days at NAB and among the nation's most influential broadcasters on the topic of a performance royalty. I'll tell

Moss: ‘FM Atlas’ Returns

August 5, 2010

Brett Moss is gear and technology editor of Radio World. The 21st edition of the “FM Atlas” is available. Updated after five years, the “FM Atlas” offers 288 pages of maps, articles, essays, regulations, engineering data, detailed listings on topics