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Radio Stations Regularly Transmitting in HD Radio(2003)

Moment 25: Radio Stations Regularly Transmitting in HD Radio

By 2003, several broadcast radio stations across the country were regularly transmitting in HD Radio. This technology enables AM and FM radio stations to broadcast their programs digitally. HD Radio is the brand name for the digital radio broadcast technology developed by iBiquity Digital Corporation (now Xperi Corporation). The technology provides crystal-clear sound and additional channels of music, talk and foreign-language programming for free.

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