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Lazy Buggles Headlines: Cridland

Thursday 21 May, 2015
Radio Tomorrow with James Cridland.

Norway first to switch off FM

Monday 20 April, 2015

Norway is set to be the first country to shut down FM radio, beginning in 2017.

The Norwegian Ministry of Culture announced this week it has set the date for the shut down, making it the first country to move away from FM radio entirely.  The country is set to adopt Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB) as the national standard.  

The proposal was first introduced back in 2011, and the government has confirmed that the country is capable of meeting the requirements for a smoooth transition to digital.

Vale Stan Freberg

Wednesday 08 April, 2015
Legendary radio advertising advocate Stan Freberg has died aged 88.

Every radio person knows of the famous Maraschino Cherry sketch, proving that radio advertising is more creative then television.

The tag line, "try doing that in television," reflects the power of radio when it was made.

Latest Optimod features sync for Digital, FM and Streaming signals

Saturday 07 March, 2015
The Digital Broadcasting Symposium in Malaysia this week was accompanied by an exhibition of the latest professional digital equipment for radio and tv broadcasters.

While at the Symposium, radioinfo's Steve Ahern found out about the latest features on the newest Orban Optimod, the processor of choice of some of the big radio broadcast networks.

OPTIMOD-FM 8600 is Orban’s flagship processor.

It features versatile five-band and two-band processing for both analog FM transmission and digital media.

Surprising radio insights in Singapore Media Academy course

Wednesday 23 January, 2013

For those of you who think that radio is losing its luster, due to stiff competition from both traditional and new media, you are in for a surprise, reports Heng Kae In, APD of 88.3 Jia FM in Singapore.


23 senior broadcasters and managers who attended the 3-day course Master Class: Making Radio Your Business organized by SMA and IMBA, conducted by renowned radio trainer Steve Ahern could attest to that.


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