The station group is deploying more than 100 R&S THU9evo transmitters.

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.

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