We consider how radio organizations can find the right balance between corporate technical management and the MacGyver engineering culture. Also, Dave Beasing asks programming experts to predict what's on the horizon in 2019. And our debate over NRSC mask measurements for AM stations continues with more reader letters.
TRENDS IN TECHNOLOGY
Virtualization Technology Matures
Wheatstone Systems Engineer Kelly Parker thinks virtualization technology will be applied more broadly in broadcast studio applications sooner rather than later; and Kirk Harnack of the Telos Alliance talks about early implementations, including the BBC Local Radio studio back-end operations.
MacGyver in the Age of Centralized IT
Salem's Frank McCoy and Mike Ballerini discuss how radio consolidation helped to create today's technical broadcast infrastructure, and how to protect local problem-solving in that environment.
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