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Saturday, Apr 02, 2016
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NPR Senior Product Manager of Content Production David Julian Gray and Senior Software Engineer/Architect Mike Pilone are developing a new metadata ecosystem for the Public Radio Satellite System. They’ll talk about it in their presentation “A Federated System for Public Media Metadata Delivery” on Sunday morning of the NAB Show…

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Pine Tree Broadcasting LLC, which owns radio station WRMO 93.7 FM The Wave in Bar Harbor, had its purchase of four Bangor-area radio stations approved by the Federal Communications Commission this week. The stations, WGUY 94.1 FM and AM affiliates WGUY 1230 AM, WNZS 1340 AM and WWNZ 1400 AM,…

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Researchers from the University of Morelos in Mexico have created a new and very small broadcast TV antenna that promises good TV reception in a very small package. The device is called the Reception Box and it is only 11cm L x 6.5cm W x 6mm thick and weighs in…

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ESPN, which owns the rights to broadcast NCAA tournament games outside the United States, is hoping a series of new deals can help grow an audience for college sports in China and India where basketball is already hugely popular. A recent partnership with Chinese digital giant Tencent, which already provides…

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Tourette’s Radio will be a live uncensored 24 hour radio station, broadcasting online. Steve says the inspiration for the station came from a BBC documentary which aired a few years ago about a group of people with Tourette’s. “Although Tourette’s has a very serious side, I found the characters in…

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In a U.S. regulatory filing, Pandora (NYSE:P) says it may sell KXMZ-FM, the South Dakota radio station it purchased last year to get lower music royalty rates. Pandora told the FCC in a March 28 letter that it is “reevaluating” its strategy and is considering whether it intends to remain…

Thursday, Mar 31, 2016
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The do-it-yourself, maker movement has seeped into television. Anyone possessing the seed of an idea and the desire to learn can create, produce and broadcast a show via Pacific Coast TV. A mobile television studio sits in a corner of the Ted Adcock Community Center in Half Moon Bay. The…

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The Rotterdam broadcasting tower that caught fire on Wednesday is back online, a spokesperson for owner Alticom announced shortly after midnight. All radio stations that use the tower and had problems broadcasting, should be back on the air by Thursday morning, ANP reports. The Waalhaven tower’s power was turned off…

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In early December, WDIY, Lehigh Valley’s community NPR radio station on 88.1 FM, increased its power in an effort to expand its listener base. With this increase, the station now reaches people farther throughout the Lehigh Valley, where before, the station was in need of a translator in order to…

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The Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) yesterday in Lagos signed a Memorandum of Understanding with four broadcast and entertainment media in Nigeria as it began its official countdown to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games holding later this year in Brazil. The broadcast and entertainment media in partnership with the NOC are…