Online Radio Streaming

Online Radio Streaming

The Audio Engineering Society’s Technical Council has released guidelines for loudness in audio streams and online file playback. Streaming is rapidly becoming a major vehicle for media delivery and as a result, the ways that audio is recorded, mixed, post-produced and delivered have been radically affected. Audio quality has begun to suffer as a result […]

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Audio Over IP Guide

Audio Over IP Guide

The Essential Guide to Audio Over IP for Broadcasters It has been more than 12 years since APT designed and delivered the first audio codec that could transport high quality audio in real time over an Internet Protocol (IP) network. Back in 2003 ISDN was widely available and 950MHz and other analog microwave links together […]

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ENG and Outside Broadcasting

ENG and Outside Broadcasting

Stations are faced with a changing audience demand for instant information. Today’s mobile-contribution technology and consumer demand for instantaneous news are changing the way radio broadcasters approach and cover stories from the field. The vast range of equipment available allows stations to capture and produce live or recorded news easily. This opens the doors for both big […]

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RDS Configuration Guide

RDS Configuration Guide

Yes, the Radio Data System, has been around for a while. But don’t undersell its importance. RDS may be a familiar part of the broadcast industry infrastructure; yet it has enjoyed renewed interest and support among broadcasts, thanks to a growing appreciation of the power of data and the value of a strong user experience […]

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Radio Social Integration

Radio Social Integration

Did you know that in 2014 the number of active mobile data connections surpassed the total population of the world? That’s right there are now more active mobile devices than people. It’s clear that the explosion of mobile device usage has seen consumer’s consumption of content change. With the massive popularity of online streaming platforms and ever […]

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FM Broadcast Audio Processing

FM Broadcast Audio Processing

New Zealand’s FM broadcast licenses don’t stipulate constraints on the maximum permitted modulation, only the maximum occupied bandwidth. This gives Kiwi broadcasters slightly more scope for their on-air processing but people should be wary of how consumer receivers handle over-modulation. Orban’s Greg Ogonowski’s paper “Achieving Maximum Modulation and Effective Loudness in FM Stereo Broadcasting” is a […]

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Antenna Basics Tutorial

Antenna Basics Tutorial

Rohde and Schwarz have produced an excellent white paper covering many aspects of antenna theory. From the fundamentals of wave propagation to specific antenna characteristics the document is a must read when starting out as broadcast engineer, or dusting off the cobwebs. Download the antenna basics tutorial now.

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Radio Station Video Streaming eBook

Radio Station Video Streaming eBook

What is “visual radio”? Is radio actually something listeners want to see? Why and how are stations — that are still “100 percent radio” — using this technology to boost their broadcasts and audience? What does this mean for the future of radio? This Radio World eBook, “Radio Gets Visual,” probes into these questions and […]

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Radio Station Online Streaming eBook

Radio Station Online Streaming eBook

In the year since the first Radio World eBook on Radio Station Streaming, more and more stations have made their programming available online. Although from a technical standpoint streaming audio is simple and commonplace, there are techniques that can improve your audience’s enjoyment of your content. In this eBook Radio World investigates technical basics of […]

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FM Broadcast Transmitters NZ

If you are looking for an FM broadcast transmitter in New Zealand, you’ve come to the right place. Southern Broadcast has years of experience providing broadcast solutions to Kiwi broadcasters – whether that be transmitters, antennas, audio processors or studio equipment. We have manufacturer-authorised repair facilities, stock of spare parts and many years of industry […]

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