Radio Terms (Broadcasting Glossary)

Today, get ready to pick up some new radio terms, so you can speak to other broadcasters in their native language.

“If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his own language, that goes to his heart.” Nelson Mandela

Here's what I mean:

Cans to the average Joe are cylindrical metal containers, but to a radio broadcaster, they are slang for headphones. 🙂 

So without losing any precious seconds, here are 30+ radio terms to fortify your radio vocab.

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  • Winston
  • Updated February 11, 2019

Radio Streaming Services

Are you setting up a radio station and looking for a radio streaming service?

Wonderful! This guide will teach you the ins and outs of radio streaming services.

You’ll see the full path audio takes from your studio to the listener’s computer, smart speaker, or phone.

By the end, you’ll have the know-how to select the best stream hosting service.

Let’s get to it:

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  • Hugues
  • Updated April 8, 2019

9 Paid and Free Music Sources for Your Radio

Have you ever wondered where radio stations get their music? 

Or are you trying to build a large library of music to give your listeners more variety?

Some radio stations get current and new releases directly from record labels.

But if this source is not available to you, you can purchase tracks on music websites or download other tracks for free. 

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  • Winston
  • Updated February 11, 2019

8 Ways to Improve the Audio Quality of Your Internet Radio

As a radio station owner, I bet you’re always looking for ways to make your radio station sound great!

Right? Well, don’t stop…shoot for the ⭐⭐⭐ stars!

We also take sound quality very seriously.

While we can’t help you tinker with the EQ settings, we do our part by offering premium bandwidth and streaming up to 320 Kbps at no extra cost.

We know this is not enough, so we’re sharing 8 tips to improve your radio stream.

So let's start:

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  • Hugues
  • Updated February 11, 2019
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10 Ways to Make Money with an Internet Radio Station

I've some exciting news for you! 

"You can make money with an online radio station—regardless of its size."

Let me explain:

As you play the latest hits, host the best interviews, you’re capturing peoples' attention. 

"How can I convert attention into money?"

That's the question to ask.

So here are 10 unique ways to monetize an internet radio station: 

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