<strong>Man behind Memorial Stadium's sound system is retiring after a half-century in electronics business</strong>

Man behind Memorial Stadium's sound system is retiring after a half-century in electronics business

September 16, 2016
Man behind Memorial Stadium's sound system is retiring after a half-century in electronics business | Electronic Contracting Company

By Cole Epley


LINCOLN — It’s been almost 60 years since Adam Karavas graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1958, and although his season tickets at Husker home games haven’t changed in that time, the Memorial Stadium game-day experience is as different as night and day.

Karavas, now 81 and with a Sept. 30 semi-retirement beckoning, knows that better than almost anyone.

That’s because the 238,000 watts’ worth of sound that echoes in and around Memorial Stadium’s main bowl on football Saturdays travels through hundreds of thousands of feet of cable that were carefully planned and installed by Lincoln-based Electronic Contracting Co.


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