Broadcasters can get discounts on HD Radio portables.
For example, Radio Shack has dropped the retail price for the Gigaware In-line Control with HD Radio for iPhone to the public for just under $60 until Nov. 21. Broadcasters, however, can get the unit for $55 with a minimum order of two devices (SKU# 12-646). Contact Al Singleton in the RadioShack Commercial Sales Division at (817) 415-6421 or fax: (817) 415-0315.
The 16 GB Microsoft Zune HD Portable Media Player retails for $219.99, however broadcasters can get the unit for $199.99 each, with no minimum order. E-mail Peter Johnson peter (at) zune.net to order.
And finally, the first HD Radio portable that debuted, the Best Buy Insignia HD, retails for $49.99. The broadcaster price is $34 plus applicable taxes and UPS shipping. The minimum order is five of the NS – HD01s. Order requests should be e-mailed to highdefradio (at) bestbuy.com or phone Doug Selle at (612) 291-2528. Include station name, shipping address, contact name and phone number.