Nucomm to unveil Newscaster DR 2 diversity receiver

February 20, 2009

Nucomm will introduce the Newscaster DR 2 diversity receiver at the NAB Show, April 20-23, in Las Vegas.

The updated version of the Newscaster DR offers new features including a split box and the ability to receive UHF digital signals in the 150MHz-850MHz band.

Because the DR 2 can receive lower-frequency UHF digital signals, the unit works with external block downconverters. The DR 2 can be supplied with BDCs that can receive a wide range of frequencies of 1.99GHz-7.1GHz, depending on customer requirements.

The DR 2 has four RF inputs that communicate directly to the external BDCs, which form a maximum ratio combination that offers up to four input diversity receive signals.

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