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Jampro Shares HD Radio Expertise at Clarke Institute

Jampro excels in HD Radio upgrades (November 30, 2005)

Alex Perchevitch, president of Jampro Antennas / RF Systems, Inc., was pressed into service as an expert speaker during a daylong seminar covering the latest developments in digital radio and broadcast systems. The event, held at the Arthur C. Clarke Institute for Modern Technologies in Colombia, Sri Lanka on October 25 presented a technical overview of HD Radio to an audience that included staff from the National regulatory body, local consultants, station engineers, managers, owners and national broadcasters.

Perchevitchs body of knowledge regarding radio transmission gave credence to his speech on HD Radio and multi-frequency in broadband, broadcast systems. ?Jampro stays up-to-the-minute on industry developments and travels the world to insure that our customers all over the globe are aware of new technology options, said Perchevitch.

Jampro, reputed for innovative custom systems, applies its 50 years of broadcast manufacturing experience to excel in HD Radio upgrades. Although most existing Jampro installations are I.B.O.C. (HD Radio) compatible, the manufacturer provides ample resources to allow customers to evaluate the alternatives available to their specific situation. The Companys digital injectors work with most Jampro as well as other antennas that meet the HD Radio technical requirements.

Perchevitch was joined by other industry authorities, Luis Endara, Director, Worldwide Sales for Orban/CRL; Chuck Kelly, Director, International Sales for Broadcast Electronics (BE); Thilak de Silva with Sri Lanka Telecom; Proff KKYW Perera, Chairman of the Arthur C. Clarke Institute, and Dr. S. Namasivayam and L. Faleel representing the institute.

HD Radio, an issue with enormous impact, is the digital FM/medium-wave standard being adopted by more than 2,500 stations in the U.S. and elsewhere. The technology allows broadcasters to transmit a high-quality digital signal with near CD, crystal-clear sound. In addition, it increases listening options with multicasting for additional music and news options.

Arthur C. Clarke, renowned scientist and author of the legendary 2001, A Space Odyssey, pioneered the communications satellite concept 60 years ago with a paper entitled ?Extra-Terrestrial Relays, an article that has since transformed communications. Clarke combined the technologies of rocketry, wireless communications, and radar to envision an extra-terrestrial system that relied on orbiting space stations to relay radio signals around the world.

Established by an Act of Parliament in 1984 to accelerate the development of communications, computers, energy, space technologies and robotics in the nation, The Arthur C. Clarke Institute for Modern Technologies is affiliated with the University of Moratua, Colombo, Sri Lanka.



About Jampro
Jampro Antennas / RF Systems, Inc., established to answer the need for quality broadcast systems at a reasonable price, is a leading supplier of antennas, combiners & filters and RF components for every application in the broadcast industry.  Reputed for innovation and customization, Jampro builds each system to the specifications of the individual broadcaster. From the first system delivered in 1954 to those installed today, the Company is committed to consistent performance and quality founded on solid engineering. Today, over 15,000 broadcasters worldwide benefit from the quality and performance provided by Jampro systems.

Additional information on JAMPRO can be obtained at www.jampro.com.


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