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Thank you, Rush Limbaugh

Thank you, Rush Limbaugh

Thank you, Rush Limbaugh. This is the topic of my post today, and for those of you haters out there, please move on. Because this post is one where I share my musings and gratitude about a radio legend who completely transformed the way Americans consume radio entertainment. This post isn’t a political post, so if readers can’t get past their political disagreements with Mr. […]

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May 7th, 2021

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What is the future of talk radio?

What is the future of talk radio?

Talk radio is the most popular form of radio entertainment in America, and commands daily listening audiences in the tens-of-millions. It took off in the 1980s, thanks to the pioneering genius of radio legend Rush Limbaugh. But now that Rush has passed, many are left wondering about the future of talk radio. There’s no question that Rush Limbaugh was the king of talk radio, and […]

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March 5th, 2021

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Why talk radio is conservative

Why talk radio is conservative

Nature has a way of balancing things to create a working equilibrium. When there is a void or vacuum of space, nature naturally finds a way to fill it. The same principle holds true in the ecosystem of ideas. When a point-of-view held by tens-of-millions of people isn’t represented well (or at all) in the mass communications sphere, naturally, the void will be filled. Such […]

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October 14th, 2020

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Buying your first HAM radio

Buying your first HAM radio

I can’t resist the temptation Forgive me for being so focused on emergency communications and writing about ham radio topics.  However, it’s hard to resist the temptation when the entire world is melting down around us. Today, I’d like to take the HAM radio discussion a step further and delve into talking about purchasing your first HAM radio. When I obtained my HAM operators technician’s […]

tksadmin77

August 3rd, 2020

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How to study for the ham radio exam

How to study for the ham radio exam

You’ve read the articles. You’ve experienced the dread. You’ve seen the world in disarray. 2020 is turning into one for the history books, and what a chapter it is turning out to be. With the rise of race rioting, the expansion of the global pandemic, the rise of food insecurity, and the faltering economy, many are wondering, “Is this the beginning of the end?” Usually, […]

tksadmin77

July 27th, 2020

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Radio call signs

Radio call signs

Until terrestrial radio broadcasting took off in the 1920’s, there had been no medium to communicate with the masses. Sure, newspapers were around, but even they were very localized and relied on reader subscriptions. The New York Times wasn’t the international publication it is today. It was the “New York” Times. With radio, though, a whole new world opened up allowing messages to reach the […]

tksadmin77

June 5th, 2020

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Radio is Essential in Emergencies

Radio is Essential in Emergencies

Our world turns to radio for a myriad of things including entertainment, news updates,  and yes . . . even commercials.  Probably one of the most critical roles radio plays is when the curtain rises on major disasters and moments of crisis.  Though considered by many to be an outdated technology, the vast majority of homes have access to a radio, and therefore have access […]

tksadmin77

March 27th, 2020

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Radio Station

Radio Station

A radio station is a set of equipment necessary to carry on communication via radio waves. Generally, it is a receiver or transmitter, an antenna, and some smaller additional equipment necessary to operate them. Radio stations play a vital role in communication technology as they are heavily relied on to transfer data and information across the world. More broadly, the definition of a radio station […]

harviaadmin77

December 20th, 2017

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The Future of AM Radio

The Future of AM Radio

Can you believe AM radio is still around? Me and a few others still do use it. I listen mostly in the car for traffic, weather, and news, though sometimes I listen to talk programs on a small AM/FM kitchen radio. Seems so retro, but it is still useful. Nevertheless, AM radio has been in decline for years, with many AM stations going out of […]

harviaadmin77

December 20th, 2017

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Best Audio Streaming Software for Your Radio Station

Best Audio Streaming Software for Your Radio Station

As a radio broadcaster you need the best audio streaming software to effectively manage your station. However it can be tough to find the right all-in-one solution to manage your music, build curated playlists, and broadcast live radio shows without any technical headaches! Winamp – The Old Familiar Kicking off this list is the well known Winamp. It’s an old familiar having been around for […]

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September 5th, 2017

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