Peeking Ahead Into 2009 With Top Engineers

The Web gives us useful new tools for sharing information. A great example was our Web seminar today, a roundtable discussion about radio technical developments with David Layer of NAB, Milford Smith of Greater Media and the NRSC, and Mike
Author:
Publish date:
Social count:
0

The Web gives us useful new tools for sharing information. A great example was our Web seminar today, a roundtable discussion about radio technical developments with David Layer of NAB, Milford Smith of Greater Media and the NRSC, and Mike Starling of NPR.

Sometimes there’s no substitute for sitting around chatting with newsmakers; but it’s easy for us in the news biz to forget how precious that access and information can be. Hopefully we use it wisely!

The “Techcast” we did today touched on tagging, RDS revenue, the HD Radio power increase (and everything that’s been going on with that behind the scenes), consumer electronics trends (think “radio in new portable devices”) and a great deal more. You can watch and listen to it in archive form.

I was struck among other things by the overall optimism about radio shown by our guests, and by their general sense that an HD Radio power increase can be worked out to general agreement.

Related

Image placeholder title

How Top Engineers Manage

How do engineers in a big group communicate? Are owners reversing the trend of losing technical people to I-T? Who controls the LAN at a radio facility?

McLane on: FOIA Docs Provide a Peek Into Enforcement

A San Francisco based organization interested in digital rights has posted documents related to the FCC’s authority to conduct warrantless searches of private residences.These documents were the result of a Freedom of Information Act request and were received last fall

McLane: What Would You Like to See at the AES Show?

Session organizer extraordinaire David Bialik is putting out the word that he welcomes ideas for topics of his broadcast and streaming sessions at the 129th Audio Engineering Society Convention in San Fran this November.Bialik does a great job at planning,