General purpose computers have been replacing purpose-built equipment in almost every industry, including radio broadcasting. But, some functions – such as VHF and UHF modulators – have still required precision, purpose-built circuitry. Now come the “RF Supercomputer” – a marriage of hardware and software that can produce any kind of modulation at most any broadcast frequency. And there’s even more to the story. Chuck Kelly from BE/Elenos Group joins us for a lesson in highly sophisticated software defined transmission.
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