Thought for the Day

“Logic is a feeble reed, friend. “Logic” proved that airplanes can’t fly and that H-bombs won’t work and that stones don’t fall out of the sky. Logic is a way of saying that anything that didn’t happen yesterday won’t happen tomorrow.” 
― Robert A. Heinlein, Glory Road

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Image result for peter fondaSad to see the death of Peter Fonda...we were friends in the early 70's and a nicer, more caring person you will never meet. I asked him to be one of our "experts" at the Radio Report Clinic meeting at Whistler in 1972 and he invited me to come over to his office the next day for breakfast to talk about it. Breakfast was Jack Daniel's and a joint. He told me a lot of stories including one of smoking a joint with an FCC Commissioner backstage at ...
Rachel has a hit record! We posted this story about Rachel Wammack just over 90 days ago and linked it to Rachel's new single, "Something People Say." At that time, the video had been posted for a week and it had1100 views. I noticed most of Rachel's songs averaged in the 19,000 view range, and most of those had been out for over a year. I decided to see if I could help, because I think she's a great artist, songwriter and storyteller...the qu...<...>

Las Vegas, NV -- The National Association of Broadcasters announced today preliminary registered attendance of 91,460 for the 2019 NAB Show, the world’s largest annual convention encompassing the convergence of media, entertainment and technology.

"Once again, NAB Show is the premier showcase for the latest advancements that are reshaping the world of media, entertainment and technology," said NAB Executive Vice President of Communications Dennis...

Las Vegas, NV -- NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith delivered the annual NAB State of the Industry address during the 2019 NAB Show. Below is a transcript of his remarks as prepared for delivery.


Good morning. It’s wonderful to see all of you here.

I so appreciate your attendance at this great show.

As we greet old friends and make new ones during our time here, many of us are reminded of a dear friend in the broadcasting industry we lost just l...

 The Nebraska Broadcasters Association has made a $20,000.00 donation to the local chapter ofthe American Red Cross to aid the victims of the historic flooding impacting Nebraska and western Iowa.The donation kicks off Friday’s statewide “#NebraskaStrong Drive for Flood Relief.”Ariel Roblin, Chairperson of the NBA Board of Directors and KETV President/General Manager said,“Broadcasters are committed to serving their community because the...
As 2019 begins I have decided to clean house and streamline our various long term projects here at The Star. is a great domain name which I have had for many years, but, it's time to let it go to someone who can get greater value for the name. is valued as high as $23,500 by one on line appraiser, while the lowest I could find was in the mid single thousands.  I am pricing at $7500.  I am going to be post...


The following sessions at the 2018 Radio Show will be streamed live and archived at for viewing anytime, anywhere. The Radio Show is produced by the Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB) and the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB). All sessions are in Eastern Time.


Tuesday, September 25, 4:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.Opening Session: Data U – A 101 on Data and What's Ahead for Radio
(sponsored by FirstCom Music...

Each summer, Americans favor a particular radio format, and the summer of 2018 is no exception. This year, the Classic Hits format saw the largest boost in audience during the warm weather months compared with the start of the year. The format achieved the same featwinning the annual “format of the summer” racein both 2014 and 2015. In other words, over the past five years, Classic Hits has seen the biggest upswing three times during the summe...


I just plugged in my Rode NT1A mic to a Behringer UM2 so I could connect the XLR output to my computer. The recording sounds really clear but there's an annoying background noise that sounds like a radio frequency and I can't seem to get rid of it.Any suggestions? 

Please help.

I didn't find the right solution from the Internet.



For this upcoming General Conference my family will be traveling and I would like to figure out someway to listen while we do so. My first thought was that maybe it was broadcast on satellite radio. If it was I would be happy to buy one for the trip. My second thought was using some 3G type technology to access the internet and listen (or even better watch) on my notebook. Since I am from Canada traveling in the US I can see a number of probl...