What’s in the Future for Wireless Mic Users?

3 Questions to Help You Understand New FCC Rules FCC wireless mic restrictions, although in place since last year, officially take effect on January 5, 2011! In 2010, the FCC reallocated the entire 698-806 MHz UHF frequency range for use by emergency responders and wireless devices such as smart phones and PDA’s. Some wireless microphone systems, which had operated in… Read the rest

VHF vs. UHF: What Wireless FM System Is Ideal for You?

If you’re in the market for a wireless microphone (or assisted hearing system), chances are you’ve checked out both VHF and UHF models. And you’ve probably noticed some key differences, especially when it comes to price. What’s the difference between VHF and UHF wireless systems, and which is the ideal choice for you? What’s the Difference Between the VHF &… Read the rest

Is Another Wireless Spectrum Reshuffle on the Horizon?

President Obama has authorized sweeping changes to the wireless spectrum, hot on the heels of the 700 MHz ban. What, if anything, will recent FCC recommendations mean for sound engineers and other wireless microphone users? The Infamous 700 MHz Ban Explained The FCC’s recent ban on 700 MHz wireless use caused a major shakeup for sound engineers across the U.S.,… Read the rest