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A Virtual Tour of the Equipment Used For AM, FM, Satellite and Internet Radio


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Satellite Dishes at Radio Stations
Satellite dishes outside a radio station

Satellite dishes outside a radio station

Photo Credit: © Corey Deitz
Many Radio stations, especially those which air syndicated radio shows, receive these programs via satellite. The signal is fed into the Radio station's control room where it travels through a console, also known as a "board", and is then sent to the transmitter.
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