How to develop the next generation of engineers is a question constantly on the minds of U.S. radio industry executives. This issue of Radio World features three articles on various aspects of that question including a progress report on the SBE’s new mentoring program. Also in this issue are the stories featured below.
In September 2017, Category 5 Hurricane Irma devastated the U.S. Virgin Island of St. Thomas along with much of the rest of the Caribbean. Among the victims was WTJX(FM). The hurricane knocked the station — which rebroadcasts NPR national content — right off the air and destroyed the facilities of sister PBS TV station WTJX. Learn about their efforts to rebuild and serve their community.
TRENDS IN TECHNOLOGY
Not that long ago, having a “network” of transmitter sites to maintain meant having a long list of telephone numbers you would use to reach specific remote controls. Today, you likely have a list of IP addresses. Doug Irwin explores what’s behind this evolution in technology and how it affect workflows.
ALSO IN THIS ISSUE:
- WMMR Philadelphia: Still Rockin’ at 50
- A Look Around, Once Inside the Transmitter Site
- Zenith Trans-Oceanic Radio in War and Peace