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2011

Broadcast and Video Studies

Linfield College

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Hd Radio Shouldn't Be This Hard: The High Definition Experiences Of Low Tech Community Radio, Michael Huntsberger Apr 2011

Hd Radio Shouldn't Be This Hard: The High Definition Experiences Of Low Tech Community Radio, Michael Huntsberger

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Though American consumers have been hesitant to invest in HD Radio receivers, America’s radio broadcasters have spent millions of dollars to construct HD transmission facilities. Most of the investment has taken place in the commercial radio sector, but noncommercial community broadcasters with fewer capital resources have followed the trend as well, including some low power stations serving small markets. A survey of community radio stations reveals mixed levels of satisfaction and frustration with this investment in HD transmission.