VPR Chooses GatesAir for Digital Project
From the Radio World Who’s Buying What
Vermont Public Radio has a new HD Radio transmission
infrastructure from GatesAir at WOXM(FM) in Middlebury. The project included a GatesAir Flexiva transmitter
to support higher HD Radio and analog power levels.
The manufacturer said the system transports on-air program audio and program-associated
data over IP to the site, where a Flexiva 10 kW transmitter is running 6 kW at
–14 dB power injection levels for HD Radio. GatesAir said this approach is helping
VPR deliver programming to a wider audience.
Public Radio installed the GatesAir HDE-200 Program Exporter at the transmitter
site with a direct connection to its GatesAir Flexiva exciter. “At the
studio, the GatesAir HDI-200 Importer prepares HD Radio program audio and data
for delivery over IP to the transmitter site, alongside uncompressed audio for
the FM broadcast,” the manufacturer stated.
is director of engineering for VPR.
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