Industry titans come together to provide FM radio broadcasters with exceptional RF solutions and more holistic customer service

RAYMOND, Maine, February 20, 2024 — Dielectric and SCMS have entered into a strategic alliance that gives SCMS exclusive rights to the distribution of Dielectric’s FM radio antenna products and systems in the United States, effective immediately. The partnership brings two broadcast industry heavyweights together to better serve common customers, strengthened through closer alignment on sales, marketing and systems design among other initiatives.

The new partnership marks Dielectric’s first exclusive distribution agreement for the domestic FM radio market. Dielectric will direct new leads to the SCMS sales team and work directly with customers on design specifications as needed. SCMS will aggressively market Dielectric antennas, filters/combiners, and RF systems to FM customers seeking to replace, upgrade or add to existing infrastructure.

“SCMS has established deep relationships with broadcasters throughout the United States, building trust with top executives and engineers over many years through their full-service, customer-friendly approach,” said Jay Martin, Vice President of Sales, Dielectric. “As a radio-centric company with a large and experienced North American sales team, SCMS is uniquely positioned to amplify our message of technical innovation, business longevity and product reliability.”

Dielectric’s technical innovation has been particularly strong and compelling over the past 24 months, introducing specialized products and services including RF monitoring and analytics, reconfigurable and dual-expandable manifold combiners, and drone verifications for antenna patterns. Dielectric also continues to build out its range of Powerlite FM antenna systems for low-to-medium power FM stations, many of can be supplied off-the-shelf for quick delivery.

“Dielectric’s reputation in the broadcast business is strong and enduring, and together with SCMS we offer 130 years of industry experience to our customers,” said Matt Cauthen, Vice President, SCMS. “Dielectric offers the broadest range of antenna and RF products and systems on the market, and their products are built with the highest quality materials and engineered with absolute precision. We look forward to joining forces and bringing our common customers the best possible solutions and service for each project we partner on.”

About SCMS

SCMS has been your Broadcast/AV Equipment Solutions provider since 1976. Customers come to SCMS from professional radio, audio/visual, television broadcast, educational and religious venues, for informed solutions and great broadcast gear. SCMS has the answers to your product needs for remote broadcasting, streaming audio, video and more. We have 14 sales reps and broadcast engineers across the US and Latin America with our corporate office located in NC. Our manufacturers list is over 500 strong. Visit for more details.

 About Dielectric

Based in Raymond, Maine, Dielectric LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sinclair Broadcast Group. Dielectric is a leading provider of innovative broadcast products. The company has been building and delivering antennas and RF systems optimized for every TV and FM radio broadcast need since 1942. Dielectric is an innovative, customer-centric organization with a long history of engineering excellence in designing and manufacturing high-quality broadcast solutions. As a trust partner of broadcasters worldwide, Dielectric maintains its legacy of advanced, precision RF solutions while building in features that prepare broadcasters for the future. More information can be accessed at

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