Audio Engineering Society Convention Commemorates 50th Anniversary of Master FM Antenna at the Empire State Building

The Audio Engineering Society 139th Convention was held at the Jacob Javits Center in New York from Oct. 29 through Nov. 1, 2015. The Empire State Building hosted an event in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the master FM broadcast service, a technological marvel first constructed and used at the Empire State Building in 1965. The Audio Engineering Society, in conjunction with the Society of Broadcast Engineers, hosted an informative presentation covering the technology and the techniques of the first and current combiner master FM antenna that serves the number one market in the United States. Attendees had the opportunity to hear from the innovators, engineers and radio stations who serve the millions of listeners daily in the New York Tri-State region.

A broadcast industry all-star panel, was hosted and produced by David Bialik, chairman of the AES broadcast and streaming program, and moderated by Scott Fybush, a well-known industry journalist and tower site expert.

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