AM Station

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AM Station

A station that broadcasts using radio waves. The technology is simpler than that used at an FM station. AM stations dominated radio until about 1980, when FM stations became more popular. Even still, AM stations broadcast a wide variety of programs, especially related sports and news.
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19 August 2019 - US-based Catholic broadcaster Relevant Radio has entered into an agreement with Salem Media Group (NASDAQ: SALM) to purchase nine AM stations and four FM translators in eight markets, the company said.
It's one of three AM stations being sold as the religious broadcaster focuses on expansion of its FM network and digital platforms.
He'll devote much of his discussion to XPN-AM, a new way to manage audio processing for AM stations. It is the result of more than five years of research by processing pioneer Bob Orban .
At forward cash flow multiples between 6.0x (for the AM stations) and 7.0x (for the FMs), we estimate the radio properties to be worth around $550 million, which is the number we have applied to the quarterly total.
"Ambient RF waves are all around us so, as an example, your FM station broadcasts radio waves, your AM stations do that, your TV stations, your cellphone towers.
"It's not a secret that AM stations across the country are failing," Scott said.
DZBB recorded higher total week and weekday ratings compared to other AM stations.
That sports programing is also being broadcast from one of the company's AM stations, KAWW-AM, 1370, in Heber Springs, Horne said.
Althoug several radio station group owners offered their own versions of the format, the AM stations owned by Todd Storz and his father were acknowledged as the principal developers of Top 40 radio, and the prime movers in making it a nationwide ratings and revenue success.
It also donated two AM stations to the Minority Media and Telecommunications Council.