Radio Show Will Air Live From International Flight

Radio Show Will Air Live From International Flight
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Radio remotes traditionally have been constrained by many factors, not the least of which is that it's hard to establish a good remote link while moving - much less while flying hundreds of miles an hour across the ocean.
Now Syndicated Solutions Inc. says a travel host will broadcast a live, interactive two-hour radio show from a commercial jetliner, with 15 kHz fidelity.
The broadcast of "Travel Today With Peter Greenberg" is scheduled on April 22 aboard a regularly scheduled Lufthansa A330-300 en route to New York from Frankfurt. The event is timed to coincide with the upcoming NAB show.
Technical Coordinator Michael Worrall will produce and engineer. The project combines the capabilities of Boeing's Connexion "in-flight WiFi" service and Comrex Access Internet codecs.
Engineers from Boeing and Lufthansa, as well as radio executives and trade journalists, were invited to accompany Greenberg.
The host said in the SSI announcement that he remembers doing a live radio report from a Pan Am 747 cockpit in 1985 on the polar route from London to Los Angeles; he recalled a scratchy, weak report, relayed through Stockholm radio to the station in California, that lasted only four minutes.
His show is broadcast on Saturdays; it is heard on 104 affiliates and a podcast.

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