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Advent to introduce enhanced NewSwift antenna for HD uplinks

Advent Communications will unveil enhanced versions of its 1.5m and 1.8m NewSwift antennas to support high-power C- and Ku-band HD system requirements during IBC2008, Sept. 12-16, in Amsterdam.

The enhanced NewSwift antennas have a larger electronics pod that enable them to accommodate a pair of 400W C- or Ku-band TWTAs, either as 1+1 phase combined or 1:1 redundant pairs; a 1:1 redundant pair of 750W C- or Ku-band TWTAs; or a 1:1 redundant pair of outdoor SSPAs.

The enhanced 1.5m and 1.8m NewSwift antennas incorporate a new feed arm and interchangeable multiband feed cartridge assemblies to make it quick and easy to change the operating frequency.

See Advent Communications at IBC2008 Stands 1.A61 and OE220, or visit