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Links from WHEAT:NEWS Volume 4, No. 2

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WHEAT:NEWS, Wheatstone’s monthly newsletter, publishes a list of links of general interest in each issue. If you don’t receive WHEAT:NEWS and would like to, simply click the banner above and you’ll be led to a page where you can subscribe. We don’t sell or give away your contact info and we don’t SPAM, and we make it easy to unsubscribe at any time.

Volume 4, No. 2 published the following links:

  • Check out these photos of a studio rebuilt around a reconditioned Audioarts R-60 console. When we say they’re built to last, we mean it! (Engineering Radio by Paul Thurst)
  • Personality counts in life and in radio. (CBS News) (Video)
  • Here’s a web site where you can get a bit more than the FCC’s basic info on most radio stations. Check out your station here. (radiostation.org)
  • What if Google could think the way you do? Think about it. (readwrite.com)
  • Digital video is a fast-growing industry. Here are the top companies to watch. (fastcompany.com)
  • Community radio needs your support. Ready to commit? (CommitToCommunityRadio.org.au)

Links from WHEAT:NEWS Volume 4, No. 1

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WHEAT:NEWS, Wheatstone’s monthly newsletter, publishes a list of links of general interest in each issue. If you don’t receive WHEAT:NEWS and would like to, simply click the banner above and you’ll be led to a page where you can subscribe. We don’t sell or give away your contact info and we don’t SPAM, and we make it easy to unsubscribe at any time.

Volume 4, No. 1 published the following links:


Links from WHEAT:NEWS Vol. 3, No. 15

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WHEAT:NEWS, Wheatstone’s monthly newsletter, publishes a list of links of general interest in each issue. If you don’t receive WHEAT:NEWS and would like to, simply click the banner above and you’ll be led to a page where you can subscribe. We don’t sell or give away your contact info and we don’t SPAM, and we make it easy to unsubscribe at any time.

Volume 3, No. 15 published the following links:

  • Here’s a pretty good wrap-up of the recent Arbitron conference.  (Radio Info)
  • Music to code and engineer by? Here are some suggestions. (Mashable)
  • In case you haven’t heard, here’s the scoop on Harris Broadcast. (Broadcast Engineering)
  • If you’re a joiner, you might want to check this out.  (Google Plus)
  • The Conclave, a nonprofit group dedicated to improving the quality of broadcasting through education, has some interesting webinars and a learning conference scheduled for 2013.

Links from WHEAT:NEWS Volume 3, No. 14

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WHEAT:NEWS, Wheatstone’s monthly newsletter, publishes a list of links of general interest in each issue. If you don’t receive WHEAT:NEWS and would like to, simply click the banner above and you’ll be led to a page where you can subscribe. We don’t sell or give away your contact info and we don’t SPAM, and we make it easy to unsubscribe at any time.

Volume 3, No. 14 published the following links:

  • Here’s a geek alert from Criss Onan, regarding a Microsoft voice translator that is very Star Trek-like. (Huffington Post)
  • In case you didn’t know, Tom Taylor is back. All is right with the world. You can catch him from here. (KurtHanson.com)
  • We’ve heard a lot of heart-warming stories about radio stations in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. Here’s a really cool one about radio. (NJ Monthly)
  • The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) put together a special edition of their newsletter, “Licensed to Serve,” which features stories about broadcasters who kept the public informed in the face of hurricane Sandy. (NAB)
  • Was this truly the first “digital” Presidential election? Here’s an interesting story on how technology, and broadcast technology in particular, made this year’s contest a bit more interesting. (USA Today)

Links from WHEAT:NEWS Volume 3, No. 13

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WHEAT:NEWS, Wheatstone’s monthly newsletter, publishes a list of links of general interest in each issue. If you don’t receive WHEAT:NEWS and would like to, simply click the banner above and you’ll be led to a page where you can subscribe. We don’t sell or give away your contact info and we don’t SPAM, and we make it easy to unsubscribe at any time.

Volume 3, No. 13 published the following links:


Links from WHEAT:NEWS Volume 3, No. 12

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WHEAT:NEWS, Wheatstone’s monthly newsletter, publishes a list of links of general interest in each issue. If you don’t receive WHEAT:NEWS and would like to, simply click the banner above and you’ll be led to a page where you can subscribe. We don’t sell or give away your contact info and we don’t SPAM, and we make it easy to unsubscribe at any time.

Volume 3, No. 12 published the following links:


Links from WHEAT:NEWS Volume 3, No. 11

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WHEAT:NEWS, Wheatstone’s twice-monthly newsletter, publishes a list of links of general interest in each issue. If you don’t receive WHEAT:NEWS and would like to, simply click the banner above and you’ll be led to a page where you can subscribe. We don’t sell or give away your contact info and we don’t SPAM, and we make it easy to unsubscribe at any time.

Volume 3, No. 10 published the following links:


Links from WHEAT:NEWS Volume 3, No. 10

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WHEAT:NEWS, Wheatstone’s twice-monthly newsletter, publishes a list of links of general interest in each issue. If you don’t receive WHEAT:NEWS and would like to, simply click the banner above and you’ll be led to a page where you can subscribe. We don’t sell or give away your contact info and we don’t SPAM, and we make it easy to unsubscribe at any time.

Volume 3, No. 10 published the following links:

  • Even Apple is into audio[mashable.com]
  • Newspapers are going for hyper local, but we think radio still does it better. [mashable.com]
  • Here are 5 interesting suggestions for revamping iTunes[readwriteweb.com]
  • Leonard Kahn, who pioneered AM stereo as well as a host of other broadcast technologies, passed away this month at 86. [Radio World]
  • If you worked on the air, what was your longest air shift? We’re betting it was less than 185 hours. [Reuters]
  • The mid-Atlantic states took a pounding this month — thank goodness for radio! [Radio Business Report]

Links from WHEAT:NEWS Volume 3, No. 8

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WHEAT:NEWS, Wheatstone’s twice-monthly newsletter, publishes a list of links of general interest in each issue. If you don’t receive WHEAT:NEWS and would like to, simply click the banner above and you’ll be led to a page where you can subscribe. We don’t sell or give away your contact info and we don’t SPAM, and we make it easy to unsubscribe at any time.

Volume 3, No. 8 published the following links:

  • Attendance at NAB 2012 was up very slightly from last year’s figures. Here are the final numbers.
  • According to the NAB, 80% of Americans who own a cell phone would pay a small, one-time fee to access their favorite local FM radio stations on their phone. Here’s the full story from NAB.
  • Do you have a “Social Media Will?” The U.S. Government recommends it, as well as the appointment of an online executor. Read more at the New York Daily News.
  • In case you were wondering if it might be possible to convert your iPad into an Etch-A-Sketch: Yep, there’s an app for that (and a fully functional case, too.) Engadget has the story, photos, and video.
  • Remember when aesthetic style was an important part of transmitter design? I do, and so does Paul Thurst, author of the Engineering Radio blog.
  • Most of the time, we’re lamenting the lack of Wi-Fi signal. In some instances, though, it might be preferable to block it! For that, you’ll need some anti-Wi-Fi wallpaper! (IT Pro Portal)

Links from WHEAT:NEWS Volume 3, No. 7

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WHEAT:NEWS, Wheatstone’s twice-monthly newsletter, publishes a list of links of general interest in each issue. If you don’t receive WHEAT:NEWS and would like to, simply click the banner above and you’ll be led to a page where you can subscribe. We don’t sell or give away your contact info and we don’t SPAM, and we make it easy to unsubscribe at any time.

Volume 3, No. 7 published the following links:

  • Ever been so frustrated with your cell phone that you thought you might be better off with tin cans and string? Well… (from Wired)
  • I’ll bet you’re wondering what’s beyond the current HD state-of-the-art in television viewing. Wonder no more! Here’s an update on the development of 4K TV (from PhysOrg).
  • How much smaller and denser can integrated circuits get? 20 nanometer technology was the latest thing until talk started of 7 nanometers … and now, IC’s may be growing upward with 3D IC technology. (From EE Times)
  • We all bid a sad but fond farewell to broadcasting legend Dick Clark last week. What better place is there to reminisce than on Dick Clark Productions’ own web site?
  • We also lost last week a musical legend, Levon Helm. In Woodstock, New York on Thursday, a wake was held at Helm’s own barn and concert space. Billboard has coverage.
  • Radio Days from the Old Time Radio Society is a great archive of historic radio broadcasts, as well as information about the legends of the radio broadcast industry. There’s lots to explore here.