Harris Details Who Buys What For HD Radio

Harris Details Who Buys What For HD Radio
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Harris says 10 stations have recently purchased its Dexstar AM/FM HD Radio exciters for the transition to digital radio. Several of these stations have also committed to purchase Harris Z-HD transmitters or upgrade their transmitters to digital radio readiness. The stations are owned by companies such as Federated Media, Cleveland Classical and James Crystal Holdings, and they are in all-size markets.
The Harris Dexstar has improved Audio I/O, RF I/O, re-engineered digital and RF upconverter, and new controller and user interfaces. The Dexstar also features an option that allows the unit to switch between analog and HD Radio signals.
The stations that have recently purchased a Dexstar AM/FM exciter include: WCLV(FM), Cleveland, - Cleveland Classical; WNWV(FM), Cleveland, - Elyria-Lorain; WWFE(AM), Miami, - Fenix Broadcasting; WOWO(AM), Ft. Wayne, Ind. - Federated Media; WJNA(AM), West Palm Beach, Fla. - James Crystal Holdings; KZIA(FM), Cedar Rapids, Iowa - KZIA, Inc.; KMRY(AM), Cedar Rapids, Iowa - Sellers Broadcasting; WASE(FM), Elizabethtown, Ky. - W&B Broadcasting; WRHC(AM), Miami, - WRHC Management; WXGI(AM), Richmond, Va. - Gee Communications, Inc.
Several stations have purchased HD Radio transmitters from Harris' Z-HD line, including WNWV(FM), KZIA(FM), WCLV(FM) and WASE(FM). Cleveland Classical station WRMR(AM) has upgraded its Gates 5 transmitter and WJNA(AM) has upgraded its Harris DX50 transmitter.
KMRY(AM) and WXGI(AM) have each purchased a DAX transmitter from Harris' DAX 1-6kW line.


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