By Wolfgang Hoeg, Thomas Lauterbach
This article offers a technical overview of electronic radio procedure DAB (Digital Audio Broadcasting), a brand new multimedia broadcast process with the intention to quickly change present AM and FM audio broadcast companies in lots of components of the area. Articles through a number of foreign specialists conceal the elemental options of DAB (audio processing, facts transmission, modulation schemes, and the way the process might be carried out and operated); new broadcasting elements (e.g. perceptual audio coding, OFDM channel coding and modulation); the sensible implications for carrier provision and assurance making plans; and the recent infrastructure required in studios and broadcasting homes for multiplex and community administration. Written for broadcasting engineers and technical operators, content material prone and programmers, and broadcast scholars.