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DRM Presents Live Demonstrations at NAB 2002

DRM Presents Live Demonstrations at NAB 2002

Apr 8, 2002 12:00 PM

Las Vegas – Apr 8, 2002 – Digital Radio Mondiale (DRM), the on-air system that will revitalize the AM broadcasting bands below 30MHz in markets worldwide, will have a strong presence at NAB 2002. Members of the DRM Consortium will offer live demonstrations of the DRM system at their LVCC booths and will present a DRM technical paper during the convention.

DRM Live Demonstrations and Information:
IDT Continental Electronics Booth – DRM member IDT Continental Electronics of Dallas, in cooperation with DRM members TELEFUNKEN SenderSysteme Berlin AG and Fraunhofer IIS-A, as well as radio station WEWN in Birmingham, AL, will demonstrate live broadcasts of DRM at its booth (L2763, Radio Hall, LVCC).

The transmissions will be from the WEWN short-wave radio station in Birmingham, AL, using an IDT Continental Electronics manufactured model 420C 500kW transmitter and a TELEFUNKEN designed and built DRM exciter. The broadcast frequencies used for this test will be licensed WEWN frequencies of 5825, 7520, 9975, 11875 and 13615 kilohertz. The special receiver for these test broadcasts will be provided by TELEFUNKEN using digital decoding techniques developed by Fraunhofer IIS-A.