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A Step-by-Step Tutorial to Creating Your Own...
The simplicity of Podcasting allows anyone to create their own talk show, music program, or specialty audio stream then easily distribute it to the world. It's not very hard, especially with some of the services available. Learn why to do it, how to do it, who are some radio pros doing it, a few legal tips about content, and why a Podcast is better than an Internet radio station.
Hey DJ! Learn How to DIY Your Own Internet...
Creating your own online radio station is not as difficult as you may think. There are various options and depending on your knowledge and skill level you can lean on a third party to do most of the grunt work or you can get your own hands dirty and do the nuts and bolts yourself. Here's how to go about deciding how to put your streaming Internet radio station online. Page 3.
Before Buying a Wi-Fi Internet Radio Receiver,...
Internet Radio is great but who wants to have to sit down in front of a computer to listen? This problem is solved with the latest Wi-Fi Internet Radio receivers. All you need is a wireless router, broadband, and any of this hardware to free yourself - and music - from your computer for good.
How to Record Internet Radio for Free
A listing of links on the Radio site at About.com that feature information on how to record streaming audio, shareware and freeware designed to record streaming audio from online Radio stations, webcasts and other Internet audio sources plus reviews by your Radio Guide on particular streaming audio recorders.
SiriusXM Memorial Day Specials - and More
Got some time on your hands during this long 3-day weekend? If you're a subscriber to SiriusXM Satellite Radio there's a lot of special programming throughout
How To Decide Which Satellite Radio Service Is...
There are two Satellite Radio services available: XM and SIRIUS. They're both good, so which one is right for you? By spending a little time reviewing their differences, you'll no doubt see which one should be your particular choice.
Casey Kasem Issue Inspires New California Law
On the heels of Casey Kasem's wife, Jean, being required to appear in court today the state of California is working towards protecting the rights of children
College Radio Station Raises Funds with Genitals
Here's an amusing story out of San Luis Obispo, home of California Polytechnic State University and that institution's non-profit, student-run radio station.
Create Your Own Radio Program in 6 Easy Steps
Have you been itching to broadcast yourself? Are you thinking about creating your own radio show or podcast? How do you start? Should I stream it or Podcast - and what does that mean? How do I record a show? What are formatics and are they important? How do I get guests? I'll answer these questions and more with a six-part series beginning with this article.
This Week in Radio History: 5/25 - 5/31
Here are a few highlights from this week in radio history. Click linked dates for more. 5/25 - On this day in 1954, Alison Stern, former wife of Radio shock
Talker Magazine's 25 Greatest Radio Hosts of...
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How Do I Break Into Radio?
Have you thought about getting into Radio but not sure how to go about it? Well, there are three basic ways people wind up on-the-air. Which one should you follow?
Country Music Online - Where to Hear Country...
There's plenty of Country music available on the Internet. Here are some suggested links to online streams of country music either from Internet-only Radio stations or traditional radio stations that also stream their terrestrial programming.
What Kind of Equipment Do I Need to Podcast?
You want to make your own podcast but you're not sure what you need to do that. The good news is you may already have some of what you need but chances are you'll still have to buy or acquire some tools. Here's what you need and where to get it.
Digitally Recording and Mixing Software for...
Software empowers people and helps make Podcasts easier to do and better sounding. Like any other kind of software, the more you work with it, the better you become. Most of the software listed here is free. Try to work with it all to see what you like best. Read more.
Radio Glossary
Radio broadcasting terms defined through an easy to understand glossary including those for AM, FM, Satellite, Internet Streaming, and Podcasting.
Sample Letter For Radio Intern Position
One of the best ways to break into Radio is by starting as an intern. Radio stations like interns because they're free. offering your services on a flexible, part-time basis is a great way to begin to learn the business.
The Best 'Getting Fired' Radio Audio You'll...
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Today's DJ - What Types of DJs are There? What...
What is a DJ? What does the DJ Do? How is the DJ Different today than yesterday? What are the other names for DJs?
SIRIUS XM Radio - Understanding the Choices of...
This is a step-by-step comparison of the major features for XM and SIRIUS Satellite Radio including: channels, online listening, cost, satellites, customer service, activation fee, cancellation fee, additional radio cost, and customer service options.
Build Your Own Online Radio Station with...
Radionomy.com has been making a name for itself outside the United States with an easy and free service for listeners and future radio bosses who think they can make a better online radio station. Alright, you're on. Radionomy will give you the tools to build it, name it, promote it, and even earn a little cash from it. Did I mention it's free? Read more.
10 Clicks To 10 Of The Best Alternative Rock...
In 10 clicks, your Radio Guide will introduce you to 10 of the best Alternative Rock stations around.
A Profile of Radio Personality Nancy Alexander
These are succinct biographical profiles of popular and extraordinary radio personalities and presenters. Many of these are of active hosts and some of them are of people who were pioneers and contributed to radio in almost immeasurable ways. This is a profile on Nancy Alexander.
How To Create An Audition Tape For A Radio...
Making a demo tape to be on the radio can be done very simply. All you need is a computer, a CD burner, time to write a few scripts and the patience to record them and send them to a Program Director
Who is Conservative Radio/TV Host David Webb?
A profile of Sirius XM Patriot (channel 125) radio host David Webb, who is based in the New York City area and is the founder of a Tea Party activist group.
How to Record Phone Calls in Podcasts
Podcasters and Internet webcasters who conduct phone interviews as part of their programs often need a solution for capturing the phone audio. It's not terribly hard and there are many options for landline, wireless and voip telephones. Read more about the solutions for recording phone calls in your Podcasts or for your Internet Radio show.
Put the CC Skywave Portable Radio in Your Go...
The CC Skywave radio from C. Crane is a powerful but lightweight portable radio with a small footprint and a host of features. Read more.
So, You Wanna Work In Radio?
It's natural for people to wonder what being in Radio is all about, especially those considering it as a profession. My advice? RUN! RUN as FAST AS YOU CAN and don't look back! Read answers to real questions from a curious student.
Listen to Radio Anywhere with These Downloadabl...
Software Apps - applications - now make it easy to receive Internet streams, traditional AM and FM radio, and even SIRIUS XM satellite programming on your cell phone and iPad. Here are a few of the more popular solutions.
What is the Portable People Meter and How Does...
The Portable People Meter - PPM for short - is an electronic device used by Arbitron, a media marketing research firm, used to established listening habits on behalf of radio stations across the United States.
How to Create Your Own Radio Program
Part 2: Stream or Podcast? Have you been itching to jump into personal broadcasting? Thinking about creating your own Radio show? How do you start? Should I stream it or Podcast? How do I record a show? What are formatics and are they important? How do I get guests? Find the answers to these questions and more in this six-part series.
8 Things that Are Good and Bad About Radio
I hate looking at the glass as half-full and do what I can to fight off pessimism. That's why when I began thinking of an article about how radio has changed in the past ten years or so I decided it would be best to list not only negatives but, positives as well. Your list of eight things might be similar or completely different. After all, it's just my opinion. Read more.
A Profile of the Radio Personality Bill O'Reilly
These are succinct biographical profiles of popular and extraordinary radio personalities and presenters. Many of these are of active hosts and some of them are of people who were pioneers and contributed to radio in almost immeasurable ways. This profile is about Bill O'Reilly.
How To Create An Audition MP3 Audio File For A...
If you want to get a job on-the-air at a radio station, the first thing you'll need is a demo file to send to a Program Director. It is not that hard to create your audition or demo file if you prepare, practice and plan.
SIRUS Satellite Radio Personalities
SIRIUS Satellite Radio offers a host of celebrity DJs and Personalities across its various channels. Here's a growing list.
Internet Radio - What is Internet Radio and How...
Internet radio has been around for some time now yet you may just be getting around to discovering this entertainment and information option. Find out more about Internet Radio in this article.
Opie and Anthony Fired!
Opie and Anthony's recent radio stunt where a couple had sex during a church service at St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York City has gotten them fired.
A Virtual Tour of the Equipment Used For AM,...
The beginning of a virtual tour of an AM,FM,Internet or Satellite Radio station studio, using photographs and with links for more information.
Lured Back to Satellite Radio - Why I...
Last year, I discontinued my subscription with SIRIUS XM Radio after a series of events brought me to a crossroads of disappointment and frustration. After a five-year run with XM I just reached the point where I didn't feel it was worth it. I've re-subscribed and here's why.
Broadcasting - What is Radio Broadcasting?...
What is broadcasting when it refers to Radio? Here are the many different types of broadcasting which fall under the wide umbrella of Radio.
VOA: Voice of America
What exactly is the Voice of America? Here's a list of quick facts: What you need to know about the Radio broadcasting arm of VOA.
Record Streaming MP3 Files with Audio MP3 Sound...
This is a review of Audio MP3 Sound Recorder, a software application designed to easily record streaming webcasts and audio from online Radio stations, webcasts and other audio sources on Internet. It will also capture any audio from your computer's soundcard.
Do You Have to Pay Music Royalties for a...
A site visitor wants to start an Internet radio station for fun, not profit. He might accept donations and thinks he can use his Rhapsody downloads as content. Is this legal?
Indy 500, B.B. King Tribute on SiriusXM,...
Fans of two music legends can enjoy some special programming from SiriusXM. This Memorial Day Weekend the music of the late B.B. King will be features on the bluesman's special channel and coming up June 16, James Taylor does a special concert for subscribers. Read more.
The 10 Podcast Commandments
Your podcast is what you make it. And if you want to make it better; if you want to improve it to attract more listeners; if you want a podcast that sounds good and makes you look even better then I offer the 10 Podcast Commandments. I made the list based on what I've learned over the years in radio, what I've learned from interviewing successful podcasters, and my gut feelings. Read More.
God Smites XM's Satellite in Response to Recent...
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XM Satellite Radio Hardware and Receiver...
Thinking about subscribing to XM Satellite Radio and wondering what kind of hardware is available and the cost? Take this short product tour of some of the more popular receivers compatible with XM Satellite Radio.
Will Radio Survive Competition of Digital Tech?
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Who Are Ron and Fez From SiriusXM Radio?
Personal issues are tearing professional relationships apart on this radio program. Find out why.
Audio Mixers For Creating Podcasts or Internet...
If you're planning to create your own Podcast or Internet Radio stream, a home studio that you're comfortable with is essential. Besides recording software and a microphone, a mixer can be an important tool in the creation process. Here are some suggested mixers under $100 and between $100 and $150 with descriptions and price comparisons provided by Pricegrabber.
Who is Bobby Bones?
Bobby Bones? You've probably been hearing about this guy and you're wondering who is he? Well, he's probably the fastest rising Country radio morning personality in the U.S. That's all. Read more.
Thinking of a Career in Radio? Some Good Tips...
Although the industry has shed itself of thousands of jobs over the past few years, there are opportunities for working in radio both on and off the air.
10 Of The Best Classic Rock Stations
In 10 clicks, your Radio Guide will introduce you to 10 of the best Classic Rock stations around.
Easily Create Radio Shows, Podcasts or...
Spreaker.com is not the first website devoted to helping people create their own radio shows and podcasts. But, it does provide some new tools for helping you share your audio on social networks. Plus with Spreaker you can even broadcast live and it's free. Read More.
Sirius XM Radio Has 7 Holiday Channels for 2013
Every year Sirius Satellite Radio offers various channels dedicated to Christmas, Hanukkah, and holiday music. Here's what's being offered this year.
Listen to Radio on Your Apple Watch
The race is for the big radio streamers to be on the Apple Watch. iHeartRadio, Pandora, and TuneIn are keeping their smartphone apps relevant by staying compatible with the new wearable. Read more.
A Profile of Radio Personality Bruce Morrow
Born: October 13, 1937 in Brooklyn, New York Radio: Bruce Morrow became "Cousin Brucie" in 1959 while
How to Move Your Podcast or Internet Radio Show...
It's funny: people are always saying traditional radio (AM and FM) are dead. Yet, I get a lot of email
9 Things You Probably Did Not Know About Ronald...
As the world remembers President Ronald Reagan upon his passing, many stories of his past are being told. You may have heard the former President did a stint as a radio sportscaster. You may have not heard the details. Read more.
Radio: How to Get Your Foot in the Door
If you want to break into Radio, the most sound and sure way is to just get your foot-in-the-door. Time and time again, unpaid interns are offered opportunities as they arise in the course of business at Radio stations.
A Profile of Radio Personalities Johnjay & Rich
These are succinct biographical profiles of popular and extraordinary radio personalities and presenters. Many of these are of active hosts and some of them are of people who were pioneers and contributed to radio in almost immeasurable ways. This is a profile on Johnjay & Rich.
SIRIUS XM Satellite Radio to Broadcast...
Sirius XM Satellite Radio will provide extensive coverage of the 2011 Indianapolis 500 race from Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday, May 29. Comprehensive programming will include pre-race interviews with drivers and live coverage of driver introductions, the race itself, and then a post-race recap and interviews. Read more.
The Secrets Behind the Sonic Radio Station
The next time you're sucking down a chili dog and shake at Sonic, listen for a moment and you'll notice Sonic Radio. Yes, Sonic Drive-ins have their own radio station and here's everything you ever wanted to know about it.
How to Find Your Favorite Radio Talk Shows...
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Create Your Own Live Internet Broadcast at...
uBroadcast allows anyone to easily set up an Internet video broadcast and begin transmitting almost instantly from any location with uBroadcast's software and an Internet connection.
A Profile of Radio Personality Jay Towers
These are succinct biographical profiles of popular and extraordinary radio personalities and presenters. Many of these are of active hosts and some of them are of people who were pioneers and contributed to radio in almost immeasurable ways. This is a profile on Jay Towers
Satellite Radio: How to Take it With You
You get the most out of Satellite Radio with the portable XM Radio and portable SIRIUS Radio hardware solutions. Here are the choices now available with easy links for price comparison through the free Pricegrabber service.
Norway to Dump FM - Radio Trolls Still Out of...
Norway recently announced it was going to turn off FM broadcasting in 2017. If you thought that was the end of radio there, you'd be wrong. Something else is going on and I'll tell you. Read more
Satellite Radio For Your Car, Home or Anywhere
Satellite Radio comes in two flavors: XM and Sirius. There are similarities and differences but before you invest, learn your options.
How To Make Extra Money As A Mobile DJ
Being a Mobile DJ is easier than it used to be and the pay is excellent. Plus, the software and hardware tools available today can not only make you sound good, but can make you money as well! Read more.
What Is Audio Editing And Why Do It? - Part 2...
What is Audio Editing and Why Do it? This article briefly tells of the history of audio editing from magentic tape to toda's digital software. Plus a link to a free and very powerful audio editor you can practice editing with.
Wavosaur - Free Audio Editor For Recording
Wavosaur is a free audio editor with just enough features to be powerful yet limited enough to be easily understood and useful to someone who isn't too familiar with audio editing and only wants to do some basic recording. Home enthusiasts, podcasters with simple projects, and others may want to download and review this application.
XM and SIRIUS Satellite Radio For Your Motorcycle
If you enjoy the freedom of cruising down an open highway on your motorcycle but are always looking for a way to enhance the experience even more - how about Satellite Radio? There are specially designed mounting kits that work with several XM and SIRIUS Satellite Radio products. Read more.
Why Some Radio Station Call Letters Begin With...
Why do some U.S. radio station call letters begin with
A Profile of Radio Personality Joe Pags
These are succinct biographical profiles of popular and extraordinary radio personalities and presenters. Many of these are of active hosts and some of them are of people who were pioneers and contributed to radio in almost immeasurable ways. This is a profile on Joe Pags.
Recording Software Chart - Feature Comparison
This is a features comparison chart between the major freeware and shareware applications designed to record streaming audio from webcasts, the internet and other online sources.
The List of Murdered Deejays, Hosts, and Radio...
Being on the Radio, whether as a music DJ or a controversial talk-show host, exposes you to many thousands or even millions of people each day. Every once-in-a-while, one of them decides they just hate you - for whatever reason - and takes matters into their own hands. Here's a list of just some violent acts against people with a Radio connection.
Confessions of a Morning DJ
I've said some pretty stupid things on-the-air and done a few dumb ones off-the-air, too. It's time to confess and get it off my chest.
Cheap Tricks for Promoting Your Internet Radio...
The Internet has made having your own streaming radio station, radio show, or podcast a reality. But, it's one thing to build it - it's another thing to get someone to listen. That requires promotion and marketing. Here are some inexpensive ideas.
The Pros and Cons of Radio Voice-tracking
You have probably heard, no doubt, about the use of voice-tracking in Radio. Most likely, what you heard was pretty negative. Before you make up your mind, read a little more about it. Voice-tracking is not a new procedure. Actually, it's been going on for decades. Find out more.
NASCAR Radio and Other Racing Plentiful Online,...
NASCAR racing fans and enthusiasts of other types of racing will find an abundance of online and traditional Radio sources for race coverage, analysis and news. Here's what you need to know.
Popular Books by Conservative Talk Radio Hosts
Here is a list of some of the most popular books by conservative talk radio hosts like: Glenn Beck, Sean Hannity, Laura Ingraham, Tammy Bruce, Michael Savage, Michael Smerconish, and Neal Boortz.
The Radio Broadcast That Panicked America: War...
On October 30, 1938, Orson Welles and the Mercury Theatre performed a radio play based on an H.G. Wells story entitled 'War of the Worlds'. Even though disclaimers were aired, the force of the medium - and presentation - was powerful enough to panic some of the public. Read more.
Do You Need A License To Be On The Air?
A site visitor asks: Is there an FCC license requirement for on the air broadcasting? - Paul Krizauskas. Here's the answer.
A Profile of Radio Personality Herb Kent
These are succinct biographical profiles of popular and extraordinary radio personalities and presenters. Many of these are of active hosts and some of them are of people who were pioneers and contributed to radio in almost immeasurable ways. This is a profile on Herb Kent.
A Profile of Radio Personality Tom Joyner
These are succinct biographical profiles of popular and extraordinary radio personalities and presenters. Many of these are of active hosts and some of them are of people who were pioneers and contributed to radio in almost immeasurable ways. This is a profile on Tom Joyner.
Radio Software Apps for the iPhone
Software Apps - applications - now make it easy to receive Internet streams, traditional AM and FM radio, and even SIRIUS XM satellite programming on your iPhone. Here are a few of the more popular solutions.
Android Phone Radio Apps
Software Apps - applications - now make it easy to receive Internet streams, traditional AM and FM radio, and even SIRIUS XM satellite programming on your Android phone. Here are a few of the more popular solutions.
Podcasting and Broadcasting with Your Smart Phone
Your smart phone is an amazing piece of technology and no matter what you want to achieve with it, there seems to be an app. How about Podcasting - even broadcasting? Yeah, you can do that, too. Here are a few examples of how a few apps and a smart phone are changing the way we look at how audio can be originated, manipulated, and distributed. Read more.
A Profile of Radio Personalities Armstrong...
These are succinct biographical profiles of popular and extraordinary radio personalities and presenters. Many of these are of active hosts and some of them are of people who were pioneers and contributed to radio in almost immeasurable ways. This is a profile on Armstrong & Getty.
SIRIUS Satellite Radio Hardware and Receiver...
Thinking about subscribing to SIRIUS Satellite Radio and wondering what kind of hardware is available and the cost? Take this short product tour of some of the more popular receivers compatible with SIRIUS Satellite Radio.
Get Free Publicity on the Radio For Your...
Do you work for a charity organization that needs to get the word out for a fund raiser? Do you have a business with a special event coming up? Have you written a book? Get FREE publicity on Radio with a well-crafted press release. Here's how.
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Radio or...
Think you know everything about Radio? I'll bet not. Here are 10 things most people do not know about Radio or do not know they can do with Radio. Go ahead: discover all 10. Page 2.
XM Radios
Even though SIRIUS and XM Satellite Radio have merged into one company (SIRIUS XM Radio), a large base of users with service-specific radios still exists. The new company still provides programming to both subscriber bases based on the radio equipment for one or the other service. Are you looking for an XM Radio or accessories? Here's a good place to start.
How do YOU listen to Internet Radio in Your Car?
Getting Internet radio in your vehicle is still an emerging process. There are various commercial solutions for streaming your iPhone or Blackberry. Here's my question: How do YOU listen to Internet radio in your vehicle? Tell everyone about your solution - and maybe a few words on why it works for YOU.
Aluratek Internet Radio Alarm Clock with...
The Aluratek Internet Radio brings users the vast programming available via the Internet from a product that delivers a small footprint, ease of use, and enough flexibility in options to make it a real bridge from traditional radio listening to Internet Radio. Read more of this review.
Elvis Duran - A Profile of Radio Personality...
This is a short profile of Elvis Duran, a New York City-based morning radio personality.
Watch the Famous Turkey Drop Episode of 'WKRP...
One of the funniest moments in Radio stunt history took place on a famous 1978 episode of the sitcom
Outrageous, Funny, and Sometimes Perplexing...
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A Profile of Radio Personality Delilah
These are succinct biographical profiles of popular and extraordinary radio personalities and presenters. Many of these are of active hosts and some of them are of people who were pioneers and contributed to radio in almost immeasurable ways. This is a profile on Delilah.
How Do Those DJs Always Talk Right Up To The...
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Radios for Every Aspect of Your Lifestyle
What kind of radio are you looking for? Because radio is used in so many different aspects of our lives, there is an array of specialized radios for whatever need you may have. From traditional to cutting edge technology, radios and their uses, continue to evolve.
What's a Mixer and Do I Need One to Create a...
What is a mixer and do you need one to create a Podcast? Mixers can be analog or digital and depending on what kind of Podcast or radio show you're going to create, you may need one or both. Here's what a mixer does and why it might help you.
Tom Leykis Returns with Daily Radio Show
Longtime Los Angeles-based and syndicated radio personality, Tom Leykis, is ready to re-launch his daily radio program. After sitting on the sidelines for the past three years under contract to CBS Radio, Leykis is now free to perform. But, he's chosen to do his new program live and on-demand through the Internet. Read more.
How to Record and Edit Audio with Multitrack...
Years ago, multi-track recording software was expensive and required a high learning curve. That's not the case anymore. Software developers have created free versions of almost every application. Audacity is such a piece of software which puts the power of multi-track recording and editing
The Analog AM/FM Radio Tuner Still Has Fans -...
Before MP3 players, HD Radios, iPods, Satellite Radio receivers, and cell phones that receive audio – there were only AM/FM tuners and receivers - and they have not been forgotten. One Yahoo! group regularly reviews and discusses all tuners that are analog. Read more.
How to Easily Create Your Own Podcast
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Find Baseball Audio On Local Radio Stations,...
Looking to hear your favorite baseball team but you don't know where to begin? Whether you live in the city it plays or have been transplanted thousands of miles away from the team you love, there are many options for getting your fix of the Great American Past Time.
January 1: Rush Limbaugh and Sean Hannity will...
Beginning January 1, 2014 Rush Limbaugh and Sean Hannity will move to a new flagship station in New York City, WOR, where their daily syndicated shows will originate. Read more.
Anger and Confusion Over XM Satellite Radio's...
Subscribers to XM Satellite Radio continue to be either upset, dismayed, or confused about XM’s policy concerning commercials on music channels. Some subscribers voice legimiate complaints, others are just confused about the service's claims. Read their emails, read the factual explanations.
Radio Host Glenn Beck to Stream Daily Live...
When radio host Glenn Beck leaves his TV slot on Fox News at the end of June, he will not be without a video audience for long. Beck's next project is GBTV - the new home for a daily video show which will stream live on the Internet from 5 to 7 p.m. ET. GBTV will also offer the daily feed of his radio program and other features. Read more.
USB Microphone Suggestions for Podcasters
USB microphones simplify the process of voice recording for Podcasts and other projects. Their plug and play aspect makes them easy to configure and there are several moderately priced choices to fit most budgets. Read more and compare prices.
Delphi's xm2go MyFI Satellite Radio Receiver
Delphi's xm2go MyFI Satellite Radio Receiver is an incredibly well designed and full-featured portable Satellite Radio solution. Actually, I can't say enough good things about it. But, I will just the same. Read more.
How to Create Your Own Radio Jingles
A visitor to Radio.about.com wants to know how it is possible to create some good jingles for his radio program. Believe it or not, it can be done for almost nothing - or - for a few bucks you can actually get one of the greatest jingle companies in the world to do it for you. Read more.
How To Complain to the Federal Communications...
If you have every wanted to file a complaint with the F.C.C. - the Federal Communications Commission, it's easier than you think. Here are the details.
Putting Your Voice on the Internet: Should I...
I'm often asked by visitors to this site how to start an Internet radio station. But, often they are over-thinking it. Offering audio on the Internet can be done in many ways and it just keeps getting easier.
Men's College Basketball, March Madness, and...
If you're looking for a way to hear the NCAA Men's basketball tournament play leading up to the Final Four and championship game, there are various radio options available from local AM and FM stations, to the Internet, and even satellite radio. Read more.
Can The F.C.C. Censor Your Internet Radio...
A site visitor wants to create his own Internet radio station, but is concerned. Can the F.C.C. censor any of the content on it? Here's the answer.
The Pros and Cons of Radio Voice-Tracking
You have probably heard, no doubt, about the use of voice-tracking in Radio. Most likely, what you heard was pretty negative. Before you make up your mind, read a little more about it. Voice-tracking is not a new procedure. Actually, it's been going on for decades. Find out more.
Creating Your Own Internet Radio Station With...
Creating your own online Radio station is quite easy with the help of Live365.com. If you can upload a file and make some easy choices, you, too, can be an Internet Radio Station owner!
A Profile of Radio Personalities Jeff and Jer
These are succinct biographical profiles of popular and extraordinary radio personalities and presenters. Many of these are of active hosts and some of them are of people who were pioneers and contributed to radio in almost immeasurable ways. This is a profile on Jeff and Jer
Putting a Radio on Your Motorcycle: Intercoms...
If you're looking for a way to enhance your motorcycle trips, a radio might be your next accessory. Here are some products for bikers that include FM reception in a variety of configurations. Read more. Page 5.
Satellite Radio Throws it All Against the Wall...
Going on just my own hunch, I threw a simple theory out there about Satellite Radio listening. I suggested most Sirius XM subscribers subscribe for a handful of channels and seldom stray from the same choices even though there are about 165 different channels. Then, I asked About.com visitors to weigh in on that. Here's what they said. Read more.
Most Viewed Radio Station Logos
One of the most viewd Radio station logos at the About.com Radio site.
Truth or Fiction: Myths Uncovered About Radio...
You may think you know a lot about Radio. But, you also may be under some misconceptions about it. This short list of Radio Myths compared to facts will most likely surprise you.
How many radio stations are there in the world?
: How many radio stations are there in the world? : According to the CIA World Factbook, there are about
Top 10 Significant Milestones in Modern Radio
Radio today - Modern Radio - is a far cry from Radio just a decade ago. What was once the sole domain of AM and FM has now been intruded upon by new technologies like Satellite Radio, Internet Radio, Cell Phone Radio, Podcasts, and more. How did we get from just AM and FM to all this? Here are the Top 10 Significant Milestones in Modern Radio. (Opinion)
You Don't Have To Be On-The-Air To Be In Radio
Being on Radio doesn't necessarily mean being on-the-air. There are various fulfilling jobs available in Radio that don't require you to be behind the microphone. Here's a list to start you thinking.
Memorial Day the Old Time Radio Way
Memorial Day allows each of us to reflect on the people who have served our country to keep us safe and free. As a bonus, it's also a long weekend for everyone to spend more time doing whatever pleases them. How will you take advantage of the long Memorial Day weekend? If you're looking to relax with a barbecue grill and the radio, I can't help much with the cooking but I can give you some great suggestions for radio listening. Read more.
A Profile of Radio Personality Dick Biondi
These are succinct biographical profiles of popular and extraordinary radio personalities and presenters. Many of these are of active hosts and some of them are of people who were pioneers and contributed to radio in almost immeasurable ways. This is a profile on Dick Biondi.
Radio Propaganda - Another Weapon In War
Radio has long been used as another weapon in war, mainly as a propaganda tool. From broadcasts aimed at Iraq by U.S. forces against Saddam Hussein, to North Vietnam's
DISH Subscribers Can Now Hear Elvis Channel...
The DISH Network satellite TV service is now broadcasting the SIRIUS Elvis Radio channel to subscribers. Read more.
How to Create Your Own Podcasts from Beginner...
Looking for a simple way to create a Podcast? There are free and easy ways to do it. But, if you're a little more advanced, here are some suggestions for enhancing your Podcasts with audio mixers and and phone recording techniques.
Cume
Cume < Back to Last Page >     < Full Glossary > Definition: A radio station's cume is similar to a newspaper's
Disc-Jockey Philosophy
Radio DJs have always been philosophers, of a sort. But, they have usually saved their words of wisdom for show sign-offs. Read some famous sign-offs from some very notable Disc-Jockeys.
Screamer Radio: Free Software For Tuning Into...
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HD Radio: What it is and What it is Not
Many radio listeners are confused about HD Radio. They hear their favorite station talking about it but aren't sure if they are hearing the result of it. HD Radio makes AM and FM sound better and allows both to do more. Read what HD Radio is, and is not - in simple terms.
Mancow Reacts to Death of Show Character...
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Make Extra Money As A Mobile DJ
Being a Mobile DJ is easier than it used to be and the pay is excellent. Plus, the software and hardware tools available today can not only make you sound good, but can make you money as well! Read more.
No Brainer: Freecorder Toolbar Makes Recording...
The Freecorder Toolbar is free software which resides in your browser and is powerful enough to satisfy the needs of many who wish to record Internet Radio. It's available for both Explorer and Firefox, installs easily, and is simple to use. Read full review.
Stream Internet Radio to Your Car with the...
Livio Radio makes hardware designed to work with Internet radio apps. This time the company has joined with Grooveshark, an on-demand music streamer, to introduce The Grooveshark Kit. Now it's easy to put the music in your Android into your car's FM radio. Read more.
National Public Radio Offers An Audio Archive
NPR, National Public Radio, offers an Audio Archive that goes back to 1997. You can search for audio by keyword, by time period and by program. Read more.
SIRIUS Radios Now in Target Stores
SIRIUS satellite radio says SIRIUS radios are now available at over 500 selected national Target locations. Read more.
"How Come One Company Owns All The Radio...
Sometimes it seems like one company owns all the Radio stations and they all sound the same from city to city. Is it true? And if so, how did it get to be this way? Finally: a simple explanation.
How to Edit a Voice File - Part 3 of a Free...
In this lesson on audio editing, you will learn how to edit voice or speech. The rules are easy and you'll be given examples and then time to try it yourself.
SIRIUS Satellite Radio Adds Five New Channels...
SIRIUS Satellite Radio has announced that it will add five new music channels to its lineup on Wednesday, July 7 including 24/7 Elvis, eclectic Rock 'n Roll, party beats, trance, and music for the beach. Read more.
XM Radio: What Exactly Is The Definition of...
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A Profile of Radio Personality Amanda Blair
These are succinct biographical profiles of popular and extraordinary radio personalities and presenters. Many of these are of active hosts and some of them are of people who were pioneers and contributed to radio in almost immeasurable ways. This is a profile on Amanda Blair.

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