Arlington, VA (May 26,2016)—JetWave Wireless selected Wisycom devices to create a completely wireless audio setup at a new studio designed to host WETA’s PBS NewsHour program.
“The PBS NewsHour chose to move into our large studio and build a new more modern-looking set,” says WETA audio supervisor Tom Satterfield. “The design of the set is open and transparent. Because of this, we had to go completely RF with all of our mics and IFBs. I have known and worked with Jim Dugan, president of JetWave Wireless, for 20 years, so I turned to him and his team to consult with us on a totally RF studio.”
On Dugan’s recommendation, WETA installed Wisycom’s MAT288 programmable RF combiner and LBN1-LNN1 wideband UHF antennas. “A great feature of my Wisycom MAT288 is the ability to turn zones on and off very easily,” says Satterfield. “It is a ‘set it and forget it’ piece of equipment that has a simple design and flawless performance. I have not had to make any adjustments since JetWave installed the devices.
The PBS NewsHour evening television news program, anchored by Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff, airs seven nights a week on more than 300 Public Broadcasting Service member stations.