New Mexico public broadcaster turns to Utah Scientific for new HD channel

November 7, 2008

KNME, the University of New Mexico's public broadcasting station in Albuquerque, NM, will support the addition of a new HD channel, KNMD, by incorporating Utah's MC-400 HD/SD channel-branding processor and new EAS software interface within its existing MC-2020 master control system.

KNME, which currently operates two SD and one HD channel, purchased the Utah master control switcher as part of a top-to-bottom digital makeover.

The MC-400 is fully compatible with existing Utah Scientific equipment, enabling duopoly KNME and KNMD to achieve a functional technology upgrade while saving the expense of a new master control system. Because the MC-400 packs its signal processing into a single board, it can be installed directly in the output slot of a UTAH-400 router frame. Utah's new EAS interface feature enables a station's existing EAS to communicate directly with the master control.

For more information, visit www.utahscientific.com.

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