Citadel Re-evaluates AM IBOC

Citadel is re-evaluating its AM nighttime IBOC operations.
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Citadel is re-evaluating its AM nighttime IBOC operations.

Company Director of Corporate Engineering Martin Stabbert told “The Leslie Report” earlier this week the group is turning the digital off at night on AM stations to evaluate the performance and consider feedback stations have received about interference. Citadel is working with Ibiquity to resolve the issue and says it’s still committed to IBOC.

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