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Deriving the Real IBOC Equation
3.30.2007
My colleague Skip Pizzi spends a lot of time gazing at the crystal ball of new technologies. In his March 1 article in Radio World titled "FMX + RBDS = IBOC," Skip is challenging and articulate. For many in this industry, his analysis is disturbing. He may have succeeded in dousing the IBOC rollout later this year with a cold shower. But I think that this time, Skip's crystal ball might have a few cracks. More

A Bumpy Ride for Ibiquity at NAB2002
3.30.2007
It wasn't quite what the Ibiquity Digital brass had been hoping for. The long-awaited official rollout year for IBOC at the NAB spring show hit at least two major snags... More

Building a Better Model for Ibiquity
3.30.2007
It's like we're all watching a troubled sci-fi movie: "The Day the IBOC World Stood Still." Digital audio broadcasting for radio is being counted on heavily for the industry's survival in this all-digital electronic era. But the only developments I hear regarding Ibiquity's proposed rollout of IBOC nowadays are from broadcasters, and they are not too positive. More

Soaking up the waves. RF might hurt you.
3.30.2007
Other than this obvious effect of tissue heating, we still don't know what the long-term implications or risks to human health really are regarding absorption of broadcast RF. More

A Better Way to Implement AM IBOC
3.30.2007
Will the controversial invention now called HD Radio steadily grow and gather more speed as it courses down the slope of radio technology history? Or will it break apart encountering too many obstacles and fall by the wayside with earlier contestants like FM Quad and AM stereo? More

Reflections and Predictions on Satellite Radio
3.30.2007
As we celebrate the holiday season and the close of 2002, the urge to look back over how the fledgling satellite radio technology has fared and where the players in this game are headed begs indulgence. More

HD Radio Ship Sets Sail
3.30.2007
Like a proud admiral smashing champagne over the bow of a sleek new battleship, Ibiquity President and CEO Bob Struble launched HD Radio on its maiden voyage into uncharted digital waters at January's CES Show in Las Vegas. More

Shifting the Paradigm: IBOC Is Not Your Father's Radio
3.30.2007
It's amazing what some think HD-R will deliver over analog in the way of advantages and better performance - equally amazing that others believe the same digitally inspired innovations will instead be disadvantages and degrade radio listening everywhere. More

Fixing the HD Radio Breakdown
3.30.2007
We were just getting ready to leave the on-ramp and join all the other electronic media racing down the digital super highway. Uh-oh. More

Ibiquity Charts a New Course
3.30.2007
In recent months, a mixed bag of both promising and disturbing news has flowed fast and furious out of Ibiquity. More

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