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A Radio Service That Might Have Been

By Denny Sanders on Feb 7, 2018 3:27:00 PM

With the diminishment or the actual shutting down of AM radio in many parts of the world, there is one advantage of AM which should not be forgotten: The potential coverage of large areas of geography.

Some years ago, when the FCC proposed expanding the AM band to 1700 kHz, I had an idea.

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Topics: Radio History, AM Radio, Broadcast History

HD and AM Transmission with Gary Liebisch

By Kirk Harnack [TWiRT] on Sep 25, 2015 12:56:00 PM

Two decades of hands-on radio engineering prepared Gary Liebisch for important roles in radio transmitter design and management at Harris Broadcast. Now he’s educating and finding technical solutions for customers at Nautel. Gary talks with Chris Tobin and Kirk Harnack about 4th generation HD Radio gear, plus tight IT integration into today’s lower-maintenance transmitters.

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Topics: AM Radio

Is your AM Audio Quality Lost in Translation?

By Tom Vernon on Jan 10, 2012 2:11:00 PM

Omnia can help

Our US readers may have noticed recently a number of AM stations filing for and obtaining translators to help boost signal coverage. Maybe you've even applied for one of your own. That's thanks to the FCC's Report and Order from 2009 that allowed cross-service translation (the ability for AMs to rebroadcast on an FM frequency).

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Topics: AM Radio, Audio Processing


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