We salute engineering excellence with our annual award. Randy Stine also shares an article considering the impact of tariffs on your hardware costs. Also, Buyer’s Guide offers insights into antennas, power protection and transmission support and more.
EXCELLENCE IN ENGINEERING
Mundschenk Helps Radio Build Its Digital Future
Russ Mundschenk is the recipient of the Radio World Excellence in Engineering Award for 2018–19. He is a senior manager of broadcast engineering for Xperi. We selected Mundschenk not only for his 18+ years of advancing digital radio, but for his full 44 years of service to radio.
Super Typhoon Devastates USAGM Transmission Sites
Two shortwave radio transmission/antenna farms used by the U.S. Agency for Global Media were ripped apart when Super Typhoon Yutu ravaged the Northern Mariana island group. USAGM uses the Saipan and Tinian sites to broadcast Radio Free Asia and Voice of America multi-language programming.
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