Check out our AES 2018 preview, then bone up on the controversy surrounding the proposed C4 class and potential interference issues. Also take a visit to NPR West, the pubcaster’s Culver City, Calif., home. And another reader weighs in on the idea of engineers as first responders.
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Is There Life After Radio?
It’s a fork in the road that many career radio people face: After a change in their station’s format or management, should they stay in the radio business? Or apply their skills somewhere else? Dave Beasing explores second acts for the radio industry.
Depending on whom you listen to, a new FM Class C4 would create a landslide of interference or a critical lifeline for some existing stations. The FCC’s notice of inquiry got a lot of play this summer, especially from those Class A FMs that stand to benefit from the proposed change.
ALSO IN THIS ISSUE:
- All-Digital AM Radio Starts Here
- Rick Levy Remembered as “Quiet Genius”
- Visiting NPR’s Home on the Other Coast