Aug 4, 2006

Modulators exceed emissions limits

NPR tests have determined that a third of commercially available FM modulators exceed acceptable emissions limits, reports Radio World. The devices, which feed satellite radio signals into car receivers, often broadcast on frequencies that can interfere with the nonreserved band.

Kentucky public radio sites blocked

The Louisville Courier-Journal reports that public radio websites are among those now off-limits to state employees in Kentucky, where the government is trying to stop its workers from goofing off online. Some site operators accuse the state's Republican governor of singling them out. (More from WFPL-FM in Louisville.)