WWOR New York, UPN Channel 9 News
Tribeca Bar Noise, March 2005
Reported by Jim Gately
Interviewer: "We spoke to audio expert Alan Feierstein of Acoustilog. He showed us his spectrum analyzer. These are the high volume bass sounds that are annoying to neighbors. But the City machines don’t measure these bass sounds, so it comes in much lower."
Alan Fierstein :"That’s true. Often the inspectors apologize to the tenants saying 'I’m sorry, our meters don’t measure bass. You’ll have to hire a private consultant' "