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European HD-R Alliance Officers Revealed

At IBC2007, European broadcasters formed an alliance for HD Radio; now the officers have been made public.
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We had recently reported in “The Leslie Report” that European broadcasters had formed an alliance for HD Radio; now the officers have been made public.

Jürg Bachmann of Energy Zürich in Switzerland is chairman; Andriy Karpiy, 1st Ukrainian Radio Group, Ukraine, is vice chairman; Markus Ruoss, Ruoss AG and Radio Sunshine, Switzerland, is general secretary; Andrea Sentinelli, Europejskie Radio dla Bialorusi, Poland, is general director; and Perry Priestley of Ibiquity Digital is treasurer.

The European HD Radio Alliance will promote and support the deployment of HD Radio technology throughout the continent, according to Ibiquity.

Brazil and the U.S. also have an HD Radio alliance.

The European HD-R Alliance meeting coincided with the “HD Radio Days” event in Lucerne, Switzerland, in October. Managers of the HD Radio field trial in Switzerland hosted more than 200 specialists from 13 countries.

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