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The Adult Top 40 (also known as Adult Pop Songs) chart is published weekly by ''Billboard'' magazine and ranks "the most popular adult top 40 as based on radio airplay detections measured by Nielsen Broadcast Data Systems." It is a format in which the genre is geared more towards an adult audience who are not into hard rock, hip hop, or adult contemporary fare.
Alternative rock (also called alternative music, alt-rock or simply alternative) is a style of rock music that emerged from the independent music underground of the 1980s and became widely popular in the 1990s.
Apex is a town in Wake County, North Carolina and a suburb of Raleigh, North Carolina.
Contemporary hit radio (also known as CHR, contemporary hits, hit list, current hits, hit music, top 40, or pop radio) is a radio format that is common in the United States, United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, Singapore, Trinidad and Tobago, South Africa, and the Philippines, that focuses on playing current and recurrent popular music as determined by the top 40 music charts.
Durham is a city in the U.S. state of North Carolina.
The Emergency Alert System (EAS) is a national warning system in the United States put into place on January 1, 1997 (approved by Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in November 1994), when it replaced the Emergency Broadcast System (EBS), which in turn replaced the CONELRAD System.
HD Radio is a trademarked term for iBiquity's in-band on-channel (IBOC) digital radio technology used by AM and FM radio stations to transmit audio and data by using a digital signal embedded "on-frequency" immediately above and below a station's standard analog signal, providing the means to listen to the same program in either HD (digital radio with less noise) or as a standard broadcast (analog radio with standard sound quality).
The hertz (symbol: Hz) is the derived unit of frequency in the International System of Units (SI) and is defined as one cycle per second.
iHeartMedia, Inc., formerly CC Media Holdings, Inc., is an American mass media corporation headquartered in San Antonio, Texas.
Interstate 85 (I-85) is a major Interstate Highway in the southeastern United States.
Mediabase is a music industry service that monitors radio station airplay in 180 US and Canadian markets.
Nielsen Broadcast Data Systems, better known as BDS, is a service that tracks monitored radio, television and internet airplay of songs based on the number of spins and detections.
Raleigh is the capital of the state of North Carolina and the seat of Wake County in the United States.
The Research Triangle, commonly referred to as simply The Triangle, is a region in the Piedmont of North Carolina in the United States, anchored by three major research universities North Carolina State University, Duke University, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and the cities of Raleigh and Durham and the town of Chapel Hill.
The Research Triangle Park (RTP) is one of the largest research parks in the world.
Rhythmic contemporary, also known as Rhythmic Top 40, Rhythmic CHR or rhythmic crossover, is a primarily American music-radio format that includes a mix of EDM, upbeat rhythmic pop, hip hop and upbeat R&B hits.
Roanoke is an independent city in the U.S. state of Virginia.
Terrells Mountain or Terrell's Mountain is a hill in Chatham County, North Carolina, about 5–10 miles southwest of Chapel Hill.
The Herald-Sun is a daily newspaper in Durham, North Carolina, published by the McClatchy Company.
WDCG-HD2, known on-air as Alt 95.3, is an alternative rock radio station licensed to Durham, North Carolina.
WDNC is a sports talk radio station licensed to Durham, North Carolina but based in Raleigh, North Carolina with a frequency of 620 AM.
WLFL, virtual channel 22 (UHF digital channel 27), is a CW-affiliated television station licensed to Raleigh, North Carolina, United States and serving the Triangle region (Raleigh–Durham–Chapel Hill–Fayetteville).
WNCB, known as "B93.9", is a country music radio station that serves the Raleigh-Durham market of North Carolina.
WPLW (102.5 FM) is a radio station licensed to Hillsborough, North Carolina, United States.
WRDC, virtual and UHF digital channel 28, is a MyNetworkTV-affiliated television station licensed to Durham, North Carolina, United States and serving the Triangle region (Raleigh–Durham–Chapel Hill–Fayetteville).
WRDU (100.7 FM, "Classic Rock 100.7 WRDU") is a commercial FM radio station licensed to serve Wake Forest, North Carolina.
WSFF (106.1 FM) and WSNZ (101.7 FM) are Adult Hits formatted broadcast radio stations.
WTIK (1310 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a Regional Mexican format.
WTKK (106.1 MHz), known as "106.1 WTKK, More Stimulating Talk Radio", is an FM radio station that is licensed to Knightdale, North Carolina and serves the Raleigh-Durham media market (also known as the Research Triangle).
WTVD, virtual and VHF digital channel 11, is an ABC owned-and-operated television station licensed to Durham, North Carolina, United States and serving the Triangle region (Raleigh–Durham–Chapel Hill–Fayetteville).
The year 1948 saw a number of significant events in radio broadcasting.
The following is a list of events affecting radio broadcasting in 2011.