Life on the Expanded Band in RW

Life on the Expanded Band in RW
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Highlights of the next issue of Radio World:

+ Life on the expanded band. Who's there and what do they think of it? Will they turn in their legacy frequencies?

+ XM and its plans for 5.1 surround

+ An argument for low-power *AM* service.

+ Why a transmitter misbehaves; equipment dealers talk about e-commerce; and Donna Halper explores radio in small but growing St. George, Utah.

All in the March 1 issue of Radio World newspaper. Look for it in your mailbox; selected highlights are at RW Online.


Life on Expanded Band Is (Pretty) Good

WASHINGTON It's been nearly 20 years since the FCC began proceedings to expand the AM band with hopes of easing interference among existing stations, and the results appear close to meeting the commission's original goals, according to industry experts.

DRM Expands Into FM Band

Members of the DRM Consortium plan to extend their system to operate on frequencies of up to 120 MHz, including FM broadcast frequencies in VHF band II, 87.5 to 108 MHz.