Evertz Showcases RF Probe Solution At NAB

Evertz Microsystems, a provider of media and entertainment technology solutions, will launch its RF Probe platform at next week’s NAB Show. The RF Probe is an advanced high performance, real-time RF and Transport Stream (TS) monitoring solution giving RF operators new advanced capabilities for monitoring their RF facilities. Evertz’ RF Probe gives RF operators the […]

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Dark Clouds Looming For TV Repack

By most accounts, transmitter manufacturers and suppliers of antennas and RF components are doing a good job so far of keeping up with the rapid spike in demand caused by the repack. But weather problems are causing major problems for tower crews and delaying a growing number of projects. And repack insiders fear a more significant backup this summer and fall.

Evertz Acquires Quintech Electronics

Q&A WITH JACKIE GREEN

Updating The Aftermath Of RF Reallocation

Alteros, the Audio-Technica wireless microphone technology spinoff launched in 2016, has just finished its first year of operations and sales, roughly contemporaneous with the first year under the FCC’s RF-spectrum reallocation. That made it a good time — just ahead of the NAB Show next week — to sit down with Alteros President-CTO Jackie Green to ask what she is seeing as the smoke around the RF reallocation clears.

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RF Vendors Rolling Ahead With The Repack

Manufacturers of transmitters, antennas, transmission line, filters and other RF components are already busy with repack orders but say the additional funding included in the government’s recent spending bill should greatly ease the process, particularly for mid-to-small-market stations that have been slow to invest due to fears about compensation. Above, a Dielectric  APT panel antenna. Click here to access TVNewsCheck’s NAB 2018 Resource Guide listing transmitters, antennas and other RF gear  or here to download it as a PDF.

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NAB Tech Hot Topics Products: Transmitters, Antennas & More RF Gear

For the third year, TVNewsCheck is augmenting its coverage of NAB Show Hot Topics tech trends stories with information that can make your visit to the NAB Show easier. This week’s focus is transmitters, antennas and other RF gear (read the main story here). These companion resource guides on the technology covered each week are compilations of […]

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Arena TV Airs First Live 4K-Over-RF Broadcast

DTC Domo Broadcast and VideoSys Broadcast teamed up to provide Arena TV with the first ultra-low delay wireless 4K camera transmitter system to be used for a live broadcast.   On Dec. 2, 2017, Arena TV deployed Domo Broadcast’s AEON 4K transmitter (AEON-TX) coupled with a camera control and fiber system designed and provided by […]

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IP, ATSC 3.0 Top Tech On Tap For 2018

The list of gear and technologies expected to command broadcasters’ attention and wallets next year includes the transition from SDI to IP infrastructure using clouds; transmitters and other RF gear to handle station migration to new channels; ATSC 3.0; plus a lot of activity involving cameras, bonded cellar, multichannel workflow and virtual sets.

Presteigne Broadcast Hire Adds Ben Hawker

U.K.-based Presteigne Broadcast Hire, a multi-location production equipment provider, today named Ben Hawker senior supervisor of RF and special cameras. Hawker comes to Presteigne from Broadcast RF, where he was a senior RF engineer for major international news and sporting events including the London Summer Olympics, Royal wedding, Brazil World Cup, multiple London and Singapore […]

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R&S Publishes Guide To RF, Bench Instruments