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Broadcast and Video Studies | Mass Communication


This essay analyzes how, despite early interest in the Digital Audio Broadcasting standard (DAB) in the United States, an alternative in-band system (HD Radio) was developed as the approved digital radio standard.

Document Type

Accepted Version


This article is the author-created version that incorporates referee comments. It is the accepted-for-publication version.

Original Citation

Alan G. Stavitsky, Michael Huntsberger
Digital Radio Strategies in the United States: A Tale of Two Systems.
In Digital Radio in Europe: Technologies, Industries and Cultures, edited by Brian O’Neill, Per Jauert, Marko Ala-Fossi, Stephen Lax, Lars Nyre, and Helen Shaw
2010, pages 123-134, London: Intellect



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