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Getting Ahead of the Repack

Getting Ahead of the Repack

By: Mike Spugnardi, Manufacturing Engineer for Dielectric. Upon receiving their new channel assignments from the FCC, broadcasters will only have 39 months in which to relocate and begin broadcasting on their new frequencies. For many stations impacted by the spectrum...

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Déjà Vu All Over Again

Déjà Vu All Over Again

By: John Schadler 2017 marks our 75th anniversary in business as well as the year that U.S. broadcasters will begin dealing with some of the biggest challenges we have faced as an industry. Not only are TV stations tackling the logistical complexities of the spectrum...

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Managing the Ups and Downs of Business

Managing the Ups and Downs of Business

By: Cory Edwards. When I first started at Dielectric in 1994, a lot of the people had already been working here for 20 to 25 years. Some even put in 40 to 50 years before they retired. That’s almost unheard-of nowadays. Another thing you don’t see much anymore is...

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New Day … New Challenges

New Day … New Challenges

Each day at Dielectric brings something new. Since many of the workers have been with the company for 15 to 20 years, they’ve seen it all. Busy times building antennas for the ATSC and HDTV transitions of the 1990s, followed by slow times when everyone on the shop...

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Witnessing the Growth of Dielectric

Witnessing the Growth of Dielectric

Dielectric’s history mirrors the history of the broadcasting industry itself. In my more than 26 years here at Dielectric, I’ve witnessed many dramatic changes in over-the-air broadcasting technology, as well as the growth of this company into the industry-leading antenna and RF systems provider it is today.

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