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Digital Radio Update – July 7, 2010

Digital Radio Update – July 7, 2010

Jul 7, 2010 5:00 PM, By Mark Krieger

BBC chairman calls DAB adoption “disappointing,” NAB seeks HD multicast nominations, Saudis get DRM transmitters, All India Radio looks for DRM, DRM+ transmitters, an Apple patent application for a device that includes HD Radio, Canada discontinues DAB, and WorldSpace nears end of Chapter 11.


BBC Chairman Calls UK’s DAB Uptake ‘Disappointing’

Jul 7, 2010 4:18 PM, By Mark Krieger

BBC chairman Sir Michael Lyons described DAB adoption in the UK as disappointing in an official strategy review. He suggested that Internet distribution might be a potential successor to DAB.

NAB Seeks HD Multicast Nominations

Jul 7, 2010 4:25 PM, By Mark Krieger

The NAB is looking for nominees for its fourth HD Radio Multicast Award program.


Is that a radio in my Apple?

Jul 7, 2010 4:38 PM, By Mark Krieger

A patent application from Apple suggests it may add HD Radio to its hand-held devices.


With Samara at Helm, WorldSpace Sails out of Chapter 11 … Almost

Jul 7, 2010 4:43 PM, By Mark Krieger

Noah Samara is set to take control of his former company, WorldSpace, as it emerges from Chapter 11 bankruptcy, though a lawsuit may complicate matters.

Saudis Tap Continental for HF DRM Transmission

Jul 7, 2010 4:31 PM, By Mark Krieger

Saudi Arabia purchases four 250kW HF transmitters for a new digital short-wave transmission facility.

All India Radio Requests Tenders for DRM, DRM+ Transmitters

Jul 7, 2010 4:35 PM, By Mark Krieger

All India Radio published a request for DRM and DRM+ transmitters.

IBOC Across America

IBOC by State: Alabama (July 2010)

Jul 7, 2010 4:47 PM

There are 30 stations in the Yellowhammer State broadcasting 52 HD Radio channels.

Eye on IBOC

As Canada Says Farewell to DAB, Digital Radio Policy Remains a Question Mark

Jul 7, 2010 4:41 PM, By Mark Krieger

Canadian Broadcast Corporation has disconnected four DAB signals in Montreal.


Bird Technologies Group 5011, 5011-EF, 5015, 5015-EF

Jun 1, 2010 12:00 PM, by Erin Shipps, associate editor

Terminating power sensors

Digital Radio Update – June 16, 2010

Jun 16, 2010 11:00 AM, By Mark Krieger

DRM+, DAB may be compatible with Band III, WKSU first with HD-4, CC offers commercial-free iHeart Radio, fur flies over IBOC increase, and Clyburn says Channels 5 and 6 could work for radio.