Uplinking

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5.5m C-Band SD/HD Uplink Truck – Certified with ESPN in Bristol

Transmission Equipment
•2 Xicom XT-400C 400 watt C-band Outdoor Transmitters
•1 Xicom XTC-114D TWT Indoor Controller with redundant auto-switchover
•Adtec EN81 MPEG 2/4 SD/HD Encoder/Modulators w/ 16 channel Embedded Audio
•2 RSI/Vertex C-Band Up-Converters
•1 SMC 4360 1:1 Automatic Switchover unit (modulators)
•1 SMC 1:1 Automatic Switchover unit (Up-Converters)
•1 Comtech 5.5 Meter C-Band Satellite Antenna System
•1 Comtech 2-Port C-Band Feed assy.w/ motorized Crosspole
•1 Comtech EC-1A Electronic Polarizer
•1 Andrew MR50 Dehydrator

Digital Audio/Video Distribution
•1 SD/HD SDI Distribution Amplifier Chassis w/Redundant PSU’s
•4 RH10DA SD/HD-SDI Video DA Cards
•4 Harris AES Audio Distribution Cards w/ Frame
•2 HANS-G 19 ft LCD HD Monitor Display
•4 ADC HD/SD/AES Patch Panels
•1 ADC Analog Audio Patch Panel
•1 Dell RackMount PC for Entire Racks Automation and Remote Control
•4 Conare BCJ-XP-TRB AES Transformers
•1 RTS RMS-300 Intercom User Station
•1 Mackie 1202-VCZ Pro Audio Mixer Console
•8 ADC 8 ft HD/SD/AES Patch Cables

SD/HD and RF Monitoring
•SD/HD and RF Monitoring
•1 Direct TV HD Receiver with HDMI to HDSDI AJA converter
•1 KVH Raydome Satellite Antenna System R4SL
•2 Tandberg RX-1290 SD/HD DVB Mpeg-2/4 IRD’s
•1 Wohler AMP1-16M 16Channel 3G/HD/SDI Audio Monitor
•1 Leader LV5750 SD/HDSDI Test Monitor w/Audio Option
•1 Harris Predator Multi-View Dual SD/HDSDI Monitor System w/ audio option
•Stream Xpert ASI Stream Analyser with dual Card and Software
•1 Avcom Spectrum Analyzer 45D

SD/HD Interconnect Cabling
•1 200 ft SIX Path 1.5 Gb SD/HD Video Snake with BNC Connectors
•1 200 ft 1.5 Gb SD/HD Video cable with BNC Connectors
•1 200 ft SIX Path XLR Audio Snake with XLR Connectors
•1500 ft HD/SD SDI Audio Embedded Fiber Optic system dual channel

Power Generation / Regulation / Distribution
•1 Kohler 20kw Turbo Diesel GenSet Package with 50 gallon Fuel Tank
•1 Teal Line Voltage Buck/Boost Transformer/Regulator (100amp:120VAC)
•2 200 ft #4 SO 4-wire 100amp AC Cable w/8 camlock connectors
•4 Camlock “T” 100amp/120VAC adaptor

Truck Cab and Chassis
•2001 Freightliner FL-70 Turbo CAT Diesel with Dual 50 gallon tanks
•Custom Built Deck and Enclosure with Storage Bins and Bunk/Seat
•Two Carrier 15,000 BTU RoofTop A/C Units with Air Shower Vents


Truck #1: 2.4m WolfCoach Ku Band SD/HD  Uplink truck with 8 Path MPEG4 “REMI” Package – ESPN Certified

2.4m SD/HD KU Wolf Coach Truck

Transmit System

•1 Andrews AZ/EL Antenna Controller System
•2 MCL 10999 300 watt TWTA’s
•1 MCL Auto TWTA Redundant Switch-Over
•2 Adtec EN81 MPEG-2 or 4 Encoders with High Performance built in DVB-S2/8PSK modulators and 16 ch audio
•2 Radyne DVB-S2 Digital Modulators
•1 Adtec DTA 3050 Multiplexer
•2 Vertex/RSI Digital Up converters
•FCC Licensing is active and up to date.

 

Video and Audio Monitoring & Distribution
•1 Harris Predator II SD/HD Video Multi-Viewer with 16 Inputs and 16 channel Audio Monitoring

•ESPN/REMI - Ericsson 8 encoder MPEG-4 encoder system with dual redundant Multiplexers - Can be upgraded to 4K
•Leader 5750 SD/HD Video Monitor and Analyzer
•DekTec SD/HD SDI Stream Analyzer
•Mackey Pro 8 Channel Stereo Audio Mixer/EQ
•Leitch 8 Channel Video Distribution Amps
•Leitch 8 Channel Stereo Audio Distribution Amps
•AJA SD/HDSDI 4 Channel SD/HD DA’s
•SD/HD Bar and Tone Generator
•1 Crown Rack Mount audio Amp with Monitor Speakers
•1 Wohler AMP2-S8MDA Digital Audio HDSDI Monitor
•2 Black Magic Design Dual SD/HD monitors – 4 monitors total
•2 Tandberg 1290 SD/HD Satellite Receivers
•1 Tandberg 8200 SD/HD Satellite Receiver with 16 channel audio Option

Truck, Power Generation and Distribution
•2006 International 4300 DT466 Auto Trans / Air-Ride with dual 50 gal tanks
•The cab and Chassis are in excellent condition and can be reliably dispatched anywhere in the US
•15.0 KW Onan Genset – Water-cooled
•Step Up/Dn Power Transformer and Control System
•Power Conditioner Stabilizer for all Electronics in the racks
•Shore Power Connection with 200 foot power cable with camlocs. Also an additional 75 foot length with pigtails.
•Power Distribution Panel with monitoring, amp/volt meters, Control and Shore/Gen Cut-Over inside the truck

Communications/Misc
•RTS Intercom system with 4 belt packs and headsets
•Telos Link intercom/telephone system interface for PL
•Studio Technologies IFB system with 4 belt packs and earpieces
•3 Telular telephone POTS line cell phones using ATT and Verizon
•250 foot POTS line cable for shore phone line connection
•500 foot 4 path fiber system with 4 HDSDI to Fiber transmitters and Receivers
•Three 225 foot HD Multi A/V cable reels
•Several 100 foot Belden 1694 HD Video Cables
•DirecTv Receiver with all Sports Channels
•KVH Automatic DBS Dish on roof
•Back Up Transportable DirecTV Manual Point Dish and 200 foot cable


Truck #2: 2.4m WolfCoach Ku Band SD/HD Uplink truck with Production capability

2.4m SD/HD KU Wolf Coach Truck

Transmit System
•1 Andrews 2.4m KU band High Performance KU band Antenna with 3 port Feed Assembly
•1 Andrews AZ/EL Antenna Controller System
•2 MCL 10999 300 watt TWTA’s
•1 MCL Auto TWTA Redundant Switch-Over
•2 Adtec EN81 Encoders with High Performance built in DVB-S2/8PSK modulators and 16 ch audio
•2 Adtec MediaHub HD Pro MPEG 2 SD/HD Encoders
•2 Radyne DVB-S2 Digital Modulators
•1 Adtec DTA 3050 Multiplexer
•2 Vertex/RSI Digital Up converters
•FCC Licensing is active and up to date.

Video and Audio Monitoring & Distribution
•1 Harris Predator II SD/HD Video Multi-Viewer with 16 Inputs and 16 channel Audio Monitoring
•Leader 5750 SD/HD Video Monitor and Analyzer
•DekTec SD/HD SDI Stream Analyzer
•Mackey Pro 8 Channel Stereo Audio Mixer/EQ
•Leitch 8 Channel Video Distribution Amps
•Leitch 8 Channel Stereo Audio Distribution Amps
•AJA SD/HDSDI 4 Channel SD/HD DA’s
•SD/HD Bar and Tone Generator
•1 Crown Rack Mount audio Amp with Monitor Speakers
•1 Wohler AMP2-S8MDA Digital Audio HDSDI Monitor
•2 Black Magic Design Dual SD/HD monitors – 4 monitors total
•2 Tandberg 1290 SD/HD Satellite Receivers
•1 Tandberg 8200 SD/HD Satellite Receiver with 16 channel audio Option

Truck, Power Generation and Distribution
•2006 International 4300 DT466 Auto Trans / Air-Ride with dual 50 gal tanks
•The cab and Chassis are in excellent condition and can be reliably dispatched anywhere in the US
•15.0 KW Onan Genset – Water-cooled
•Step Up/Dn Power Transformer and Control System
•Power Conditioner Stabilizer for all Electronics in the racks
•Shore Power Connection with 200 foot power cable with camlocs. Also an additional 75 foot length with pigtails.
•Power Distribution Panel with monitoring, amp/volt meters, Control and Shore/Gen Cut-Over inside the truck

Communications/Misc
•RTS Intercom system with 4 belt packs and headsets
•Telos Link intercom/telephone system interface for PL
•Studio Technologies IFB system with 4 belt packs and earpieces
•3 Telular telephone POTS line cell phones using ATT and Verizon
•250 foot POTS line cable for shore phone line connection
•500 foot 4 path fiber system with 4 HDSDI to Fiber transmitters and Receivers
•Three 225 foot HD Multi A/V cable reels
•Several 100 foot Belden 1694 HD Video Cables
•DirecTv Receiver with all Sports Channels
•KVH Automatic DBS Dish on roof
•Back Up Transportable DirecTV Manual Point Dish and 200 foot cable


Van #1: 1.8m WolfCoach Ku Band SD/HD News and Sports Uplink Van – small foot print

 

This is a 1.8mm KU Band SD/HD E350 Van with the following specifications:

  • 2000 Wolf Coach E350 Ford Chassis
  • Van is dual Path MPEG-4 HD
  • Two Adtec EN-91 MPEG-4 SD/HD Encoders with Built-in 8PSK Modulators
  • Two Radyne KU Band Digital Up-Converters
  • Two Novella U763Y KU Band Digital Up-Converters
  • AJA SD/HD SDI Distribution Amps
  • Leitch Audio and Video Distribution Amps
  • Verizon and AT&T Cellular Phones
  • Tektronix 1705 Spectrum Monitor
  • Leader 5750 SD/HD Waveform Vector Scope
  • Wired for 3 Incoming Phone Lines
  • Waveform Vector Scope

Communications/Misc

  • RTS Intercom system with 4 belt packs and headsets
  • Telos Link intercom/telephone system interface for PL
  • Studio Technologies IFB system with 4 belt packs and earpieces
  • 3 telephone POTS line cell phones using ATT and Verizon
  • 150 foot POTS line cable for shore phone line connection
  • 500 foot 4 path fiber system with 2 HDSDI to Fiber transmitters and Receivers
  • Three 225 foot HD Multi A/V cable reels

Van #2: 1.8m WolfCoach Ku Band SD/HD News and Sports Uplink Van – small foot print – built to ESPN Specs

This is a 1.8mm KU Band SD/HD E350 Van with the following specifications:

  • Wolf Coach E350 Ford Chassis
  • Van is dual Path MPEG-4 HD
  • Two Adtec EN-91 MPEG-4 SD/HD Encoders with Built-in 8PSK Modulators
  • Two Novella U763Y KU Band Digital Up-Converters
  • Two XICOM 400 Watt KU-Band TWTA's
  • Two Tandberg 1290 SD/HD Digital Satellite Receivers
  • Two Channel Studio Technologies IFB System
  • AJA SD/HD SDI Distribution Amps
  • Leitch Audio and Video Distribution Amps
  • Verizon and AT&T Cellular Phones
  • Tektronix 1705 Spectrum Monitor
  • Leader 5750 SD/HD Waveform Vector Scope
  • Two Black Magic Dual 7" SD/HD Monitors
  • Wired for 3 Incoming Phone Lines

Communications/Misc

  • RTS Intercom system with 4 belt packs and headsets
  • Telos Link intercom/telephone system interface for PL
  • Studio Technologies IFB system with 4 belt packs and earpieces
  • 3 telephone POTS line cell phones using ATT and Verizon
  • 150 foot POTS line cable for shore phone line connection
  • 500 foot 4 path fiber system with 2 HDSDI to Fiber transmitters and Receivers
  • Three 225 foot HD Multi A/V cable reels

All trucks come with experienced operators and we drive anywhere you want. We service Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Louisiana and Texas and have gone as far as Denver, Chicago and Indiana on special assignments and Superbowl.

We also have an insert studio available.

Clients

We have done a great job for the below clients and will do the same for you.
This is a list of a few of our clients and what we have done for them:

 

  • HBO (Real Talk with Bill Marr)
  • CNN (live coverage of breaking news, Storm and Election coverage)
  • CBS News (live shots and breaking news coverage)
  • ABC News (live shots and breaking news coverage)
  • Fox News Channel ( DNC/RNC, live shots, election and Hurricane coverage)
  • NBC NEWS AND SPORTS – (live shots, ALL21CAM - game backhaul)
  • MSNBC (Live shots during Hurricane coverage and general stand-ups)
  • Weather Channel (Hurricane coverage Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi)
  • ESPN (many major backhauls, live shots, 7 HD path REMI Backhauls)
  • Cox Sport Television CST (Uplinking of events, various interviews)
  • C-SPAN (several political events in Louisiana and Mississippi)
  • BET (Essence Festival in New Orleans)
  • SATELLITE MEDIA TOURS GALOUR - MUCH EXPERIENCE
  • PACTV (Live shots from the French Quarter)
  • LA Office of the Governor - (several live shots from the mansion)