KUVO to Air Live Concert in HD Radio With 5.1 Surround Sound

KUVO to Air Live Concert in HD Radio With 5.1 Surround Sound
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KUVO(FM) in Denver plans to air a live concert this Friday, Sept. 24 in 5.1 surround sound.
Chief Engineer Mike Pappas says to his knowledge, this is the first live HD Radio broadcast in 5.1.
The station, Colorado's first public radio station to convert to HD Radio, plans to air the Colorado Symphony Orchestra with three-time Grammy Winner Dianne Reeves live using a Harris/Neural NeuStar audio processor as well as two of Neural's 5225s. The Neural 5225 5.1 system is a watermarked downmix system that creates a compatible stereo signal.
"So, we don't have to change anything to do this other than run the 5.1 signal into the 5225 box and then take the 'stereo' output and broadcast it.
It's simple and effective," Pappas said.
Ultimate Electronic-SoundTracks and Kenwood USA are underwriting the two-hour concert that begins at 7:30 p.m. (Mountain).


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