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The popularity and benefits of internet radio

Posted on January 22nd, 2013,No Comments

Brief history of internet radio
It was in the year 1994 on November 10 that the first live broadcast took place and this was by a space rock group known as Sky Cries Mary and done by Paul’s Allen’s. Soon after people start to know about this type of radio, it started to get immediate attention and in the year 1996, the first American internet radio station was started by Edward Lyman and was known as Sonicwave.com. This station was given the license to broadcast live and that too for 24 hours a day. With further technological advancement and with the rapid increase in the number of internet users, the quality of the streaming improved substantially, especially during the 2000’s.
What is an internet radio?
There are different names used when talking about internet radio such as web radio, net radio and streaming radio etc. This means that people can easily get to hear their favorite music and receive important news updates through streaming that is done on internet and this is basically known as webcasting. An important feature of this radio is that if the streaming media is used, people can get to listen to music without any pause. Also, this type of music cannot be replayed and thus a person can enjoy listening to the music which is played through internet radio without any hindrance.
Popularity of the internet radio
With the passage of time, the popularity of internet radio has increased and still continues to increase as the people using internet are …

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Technologies used for a two way Radio

Posted on December 30th, 2010,No Comments

What is a two-way radio?
A two-way radio is a device that provides an opportunity for two people or parties to communicate with each other if they have the same radios with similar frequencies. It is different from other radios such as the broadcasting one because in a broadcasting radio, a person can only receive the content through this radio but is unable to transmit and data or information through it. The best example of a two way radio can be that of a walkie-talkie as a person can easily communicate with the other person by this hand held device if they are present at a distance from each other. Even though this has facilitated the level of communication in many ways but still there are some factors which might even hinder the performance of this radio and thus the person should be aware of them and the technology used so that they could understand more about it.
Analog vs. digital technology used in a two-way radio
Even though the type of technology used in a two way radio is still evolving but there were different types of technologies that had been used in it. For example, when comparing the analog vs. digital technology, it can be said that the analog technology facilitated communication with air traffic controllers and control towers, and as compared to digital technology; it is much simple in nature. Even when the signals are weak or cracking, this technology still increases the efficiency of communication. On the other hand, …

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How to Choose a Two-way radio for your Business

Posted on October 18th, 2010,No Comments

Just as the name suggests, a two-way radio is a device that does not only allow them to receive the signals and information but also provides them with an opportunity to send information or data through this radio as well. It is different from the broadcast radio due to this particular feature because even though because even though a broadcast radio received information but it unable to transmit signals and information back. Hence, a person can have effective communication through the two-way radio until and unless this radio is similar to that being used by the other person or party. Moreover, the frequency needs to be the same too in order to convey the message successfully through the two-way radio. When these radios are hand-held in nature, they are then known as walkie-talkie and could be used for conveying important message immediately.
Features of two-way radios used by businesses
The most basic features of a business two-way radio is that it is relatively expensive as compared to the one being used by consumers. Even though the characteristics of both business and consumer radios are mostly similar to each other. The two-way business radios on the other hand are more durable in nature even though they are used frequently and include military specifications as well. The battery life of the two-way radio for business is slightly higher than that of the radio for consumers. The batteries are rechargeable in nature but as consumer radio is mostly used for special occasions, it has a …

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Buying a Two Way Radio

Posted on January 2nd, 2009,No Comments

Importance of two-way radios
Two-way radios can be very helpful for people who wish to communicate effectively with each other by being at a distance from one another. Even though people can use mobile phones for this purpose as well but in some cases, there might not be sufficient signals to allow people to communicate in an effective manner and thus people would definitely benefit from a two-way radio in such cases. A two-way radio allows people not only to receive any content but also allows them to transmit their messages to the other person who has the radio. The only thing that people should take into consideration is that the two radios that the people are using to communicate with each other should be similar in nature and features and have same range of frequency as well. Otherwise, it would not be easy or possible to communicate easily and effectively.
What are the important features that people should consider when buying the two-way radio?
Several important features people should take into account when they want buy the two-way radio to use it in the most effective manner. Some of these features include the battery life of the radios because this is the most important factor that people mostly want to know about. Other features include the FRS or UHF of the radio, the size, display screen, range, lock feature, weather radio, call feature, privacy codes and channels that are included in the radio. Because some radios might not have all these features …

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