By the end of this month (March 2010) Brazil is expected to announce what standard it is going to choose for terrestrial digital radio. Until recently all signs indicated that they were going to opt for Ibiquity’s HD Radio, the standard used in the United States, but it now appears that Digital Radio Mondiale, or DRM, is gaining favour. If Brazil chooses DRM it will be the first major country to do so in the region and the size of its market (population 190 million) will help convince manufacturers to design and building DRM receivers for the mass market.
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“Community Radio: A user’s guide to the technology” is a guide to technical parameters of community radio in India. Produced by UNESCO for potential community radio operators, this technical manual takes into account the intention of the Government of India to establish 4000 community radio stations by 2008.
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