TV Vanguarda readies for DTV transmission with Dielectric TUA antenna

São Paulo, Brazil, -based television network TV Vanguarda has taken a major step in its preparation for DTV operations with the installation of a Dielectric Communications TUA-04SP-2/8U-1-T broadband antenna and NEC transmitter.

The RF system will be used to deliver programming on one analog and one digital channel to more than 900,000 people in the state of São Paulo.

Vanguarda will use the new Dielectric TUA broadband antenna to cover the provinces of São José dos Campos, Jacareí, Caçapava, and Igaratá. The network is sending an analog signal, on channel 17, and is now ready to launch a digital signal on channel 16.

The Dielectric TUA-04SP-2/8U-1-T was the first supply of broadband antennas specifically intended for the operation of digital broadcasting in Brazil.

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