COLUMBIA, Md.—Sinclair Broadcast Group has selected Rohde & Schwarz to supply more than 100 high-power transmitters for 90 television stations around the country, the transmitter manufacturer said today.
Rohde & Schwarz will supply Sinclair with R&S THU9evo liquid-cooled transmitters, which are easy to upgrade to ATSC 3.0 operation, as well as guidance and a turnkey solution to make sure the broadcaster meets its FCC repack transition deadlines. The high-power transmitter can save up to 50 percent in energy cost when compared to conventional transmitters, the company said.
“We partnered with Rohde & Schwarz for the installation of the R&S THU9evo to commence our repack efforts about a year ago. This is a very nice product, and Rohde & Schwarz has proven to be an incredible partner for Sinclair by providing a great service and support from comprehensive consulting and site surveys all the way to installation, commissioning, proofing and after-sales services,” said Harvey Arnold, VP of Engineering at Sinclair Broadcast Group.
For all the latest news and insight on the repack, visit our repack silo.
The latest product and technology information
Future US's leading brands bring the most important, up-to-date information right to your inbox