Hitachi SNG Transmission Uplink Vehicle Deployed by JRTV

On-site commissioning completed in December
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ISTANBUL—Jordan Radio and Television, the Jordanian state broadcaster, has a new set of wheels. JRTV recently acquired a satellite news gathering (SNG) transmission uplink vehicle from Hitachi Kokusai Electric Turkey Systems.

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Based on the Mercedes Sprinter van, the OB vehicle is designed to meet the SNG transmission needs of JRTV. The vehicle integrates a PDA 150 Ku Band Drive News antenna, features a 1:1 400 W Ku Band TWTA, an MPEG-2/4 HD compressions system and a built-in automatic leveling system. Additional features include a high power conditioning system, an uninterruptible power supply system and a power generator for standalone operation in any Jordanian climate condition.

The vehicle was delivered and commissioned on-site at JRTV’s Amman-based production headquarters in December.

On this project Hitachi worked with Amman-based HEAT for Engineering and Technology.