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Calculating 'Aggregate Tuning Hours'

Part 1: Introduction

This article describes the concepts and mechanics behind using streaming server logs to calculate Aggregate Tuning Hours. It is of particular interest to anyone tasked with creating SoundExchange Reports of Use for their station (see our other articles, if you haven't already) and ATH is one of the key variables stations will most likely choose to report.

If you only interested in calculating your stations ATH, click here to use our online ATH calculator. If, however, you are interested in how our calculator works - or you are working on your own - keep reading.

As always, if you have any questions or comments about this article, don't hesitate to drop us a line.

Click here to continue to part 2: What is ATH?

Part 1: Introduction
Part 2: What is ATH?
Part 3: Streaming server logs
Part 4: Complicating factors
Part 5: Putting it all together - our online tools