More power for HD Radio, more buzz on analog

Posted: September 2, 2008

An extensive study by NPR Labs points to significant trade-offs between the audience reach of digital HD Radio and the amount of interference to analog FM. Even though its transmission power is just 1 percent of analog FM’s, its range … Continue reading

Satradio merger okayed without pubradio provisions

Posted: July 28, 2008

The compromise package of fines and consumer protections imposed by the FCC in exchange for approving the merger of the Sirius and XM satellite radio companies July 25 did not include key provisions sought by public radio advocates. Pubcasters lobbied … Continue reading