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Sinclair Broadcast purchasing high-power antenna maker Dielectric
Sinclair Broadcast purchasing high-power antenna maker Dielectric

Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc., which owns or is in the process of acquiring 140 television stations throughout the U.S., is purchasing a manufacturer of transmission antennas, the Hunt Valley broadcast firm announced Tuesday. Dielectric, a Maine-based subsidiary of a North Carolina company, planned to stop operating at the end of the month. Parent company SPX Corp. decided in April to close the antenna maker because of low profitability, according to news reports. "Dielectric has supplied more than two-thirds of the TV industry's high power antennas and its name is synonymous with expert engineering and quality products," said David Smith, Sinclair's president and...

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