July 28, 2016 MII…It’s a Video Format

In the late 80’s, television stations across the nation were transitioning from ¾ inch videotape format to something else for newsgathering and field production. The two big choices were “BetaSP” by Sony, or “MII” (pronounced “em 2”) by Panasonic. Both read more

July 25, 2016 Merge Records Night Returns for Fourth Year

Annual Event to be Held at DBAP on August 4 The Durham Bulls and Merge Records have teamed up for the fourth straight year to present the annual Merge Records Night at the DBAP, taking place on August 4. Durham-based read more

CBC’s Habel on New Durham Sports Commission

Capitol Sports Vice President George Habel is a member of the newly assembled Durham Sports Commission.  He tells us all about in his latest blogpost in Note to Self: Durham Sports Commission The Bulls, Duke athletics and NCCU sports bring read more

July 22, 2016 20th Anniversary of HD Launch at WRAL

This Saturday, July 23, 2016, will mark the 20th anniversary of WRAL launching HD.  The station began the transmission of full-power digital test signals on the same date in 1996, with authorization granted by the FCC.  Capitol Broadcasting led the read more