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"We Can Improve HD Technology"

3-29-13

Technology company Digital PowerRadio, run by former FCC Chairman Mark Fowler, says its invented a technology that will significantly improve the coverage and deployment of HD Radio. Dr. Brana Vojcic (pictured), who invented the technology, is a George Washington University professor and an expert in advanced radio techniques. Vojcic will make presentations at the NAB Show in Vegas. Beasley Broadcasting CEO George Beasley says, “This can be a game changer for radio broadcasters and we’re very excited about this new technology." Beasley has invested in the technology.

The company says what they have will significantly improve the performance and coverage of currently deployed HD Radio systems through enhanced receiver processing techniques. "The technology requires no changes in existing transmission formats or infrastructure; the coverage gains are achieved through changes in radio receivers’ baseband receiver chip."

Fowler says “The DPR technology offers a superior HD Radio system that achieves maximum performance, and drives greater consumer adoption and use. It provides a growth vehicle for the broadcast industry into all kinds of radios, including mobile handset platforms, such as smart phones,” Fowler added.

The presentation will be held from 2 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., Room S 224 on April 8th and on April 9, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon, in Room S 224.

For more detail on the technology contact Mark Fowler at Mark3240@aol.com




(10/25/2013 11:57:52 PM)
f2FeMe Major thankies for the article post.Really looking forward to read more. Much obliged.

- NY
(3/31/2013 5:26:00 PM)
This half-baked technology is DOA. Struble admitted that the tests were based on old data. Even if true, a paltry 5db increase would make little difference, and there would be compromises somewhere else.

- Half-Baked
(3/31/2013 2:53:39 PM)
Struble is not an engineer but someone sitting on half an idea and in fear that he might lose a little more of his position if he helps the industry as a whole. This works, I'm invested in it and the computers runs make anyone who rejects it out of hand look like a fool....or a mercenary. Pray this works as Brana has demonstrated because HD with Struble and Ibiquity selfishly trying to block advancement is DEAD on arrival.

- Tom Joyner
(3/30/2013 1:53:46 PM)
Both Radio World and Inside Radio have reportd that Struble dismissed the idea. LOL!

- Dismissed!
(3/30/2013 1:28:46 PM)
Excellent news. The annoying thing about HD Radio is that so many stations are not broadcasting it with sufficient power so there are drop outs.

They've solved the content issue and can now compete against Pandora and XM-Sirius, now they have to both increase power and use more sensitive receivers.

This is a game changer!

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