Digital Radio Update – October 21, 2009
Oct 21, 2009 10:00 AM, By Mark Krieger
Volvo offers HD standard, Australia DAB+ troubles, Ibiquity taps Amtel, and Livio’s NPR Radio.
Oct 21, 2009 2:22 PM
VCNA President and CEO Doug Speck said the move would be a huge benefit for buyers and that the new standardized HD Radio receivers would be appearing in 2010 and 2011 models.
Oct 21, 2009 2:28 PM
Among the biggest complaint reported among early adopters are so-called black spots, coverage holes within the footprint of DAB+ multiplexes now operating in the nation’s five largest metropolitan areas.
Oct 21, 2009 2:31 PM
Both the AVR XMEGA and AVR32 processor families are used in a number of HD Radio designs for user interface and control functions.
IBOC Across America
Oct 21, 2009 2:33 PM
There are 17 stations in the Old Line State broadcasting 28 HD Radio channels.
Eye on IBOC
Oct 21, 2009 2:35 PM
NPR put to rest any doubts that it would oppose a 6dB interim increase in FM IBOC digital carrier power, based on its most recent study of digital-to-analog interference and input from member stations.
Oct 21, 2009 2:37 PM
NPR is promoting a new Wi-fi Internet radio featuring an exclusive menu dedicated to NPR stations, programming, and podcasts.