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Philippines ABC-5 Network Expands With Jampro Antenna Systems

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Manila, Philippines (March 22, 2011) — Jampro Antennas Inc. of Sacramento, California today announced that it has delivered a major antenna order to ABC-5 (Associated Broadcasting Corporation), one of the largest, fastest growing TV and radio networks in the Philippines.

In March 2010, Mediaquest, the corporate vehicle for media-related investments of Philippines Long Distance Telephone Company, acquired 100 percent ownership of Associated Broadcasting. The Jampro antenna systems are part of a new build-out strategy to increase coverage to the island nation of nearly 100 million people.

The Jampro broadband UHF and VHF panel antennas will be installed at 10 sites throughout the country. Jampro RF engineers worked closely with the ABC-5 engineering department to choose antennas best suited to individual sites. They also designed custom patterns to achieve specific coverage for each site to cope with many topological challenges posed by mountainous terrain covering an area slightly larger than the state of Arizona. more

Harris Corporation Boosts Transmission Portfolio to Support Diverse Radio Broadcast Strategies

MELBOURNE, FL/DENVER, March 22, 2011 — Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, will introduce new HD Radio™ and HD/FM transmission products to support radio broadcasters as they launch over-the-air services and improve overall efficiency in the air chain and transmission infrastructure. The new products will be introduced at the 2011 NAB Show (April 11-14, Las Vegas Convention Center, Booth N2502).The new Harris Multi-System Controller for Radio and TV Transmitters

“Radio broadcasters are interested in technology investments that create more efficiency for their operations,� said Richard Redmond, vice president of product strategy and management for transmission systems, Harris Broadcast Communications. “Harris is investing in new transmitters and HD Radio broadcast infrastructure to help broadcasters deliver content more efficiently.� more

Jordan Radio and TV Awards Major Nationwide Contract To Jampro For Multi-Site Antenna Upgrade

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Amman, Jordan (March 15, 2011) — Jampro Antennas, Inc. of Sacramento, California announced here today that it has received a major contract from Jordan Radio & TV (JRTV) to supply broadcast antenna systems and related transmission equipment to upgrade four systems in the Mideastern country. JRTV is the state broadcaster of Jordan, a primary source of news, information and entertainment for the population of 6.4 million.

JRTV’s order included Jampro model JUHD UHF broadband panel antennas and combiners, JCPD FM panel antennas, combiners, and associated RF components.

JUHD broadband antennas are DVB-T-ready for UHF bands IV and V and have wide bandwidth for multiple channel operation. Based on a proven modular design and made of stainless steel, JUHDs can be configured to provide various azimuth and elevation patterns. An optional beam tilt and null fill allows the elevation pattern to be shaped to maximize coverage. more

Jampro Antennas Announces Plans to Exhibit Series of Antennas and Combiners and Filters at NAB 2011

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Sacramento, CA • March 18, 2010 — JAMPRO ANTENNAS, INC. the oldest broadcast antenna company in the USA with over 50 years experience, will exhibit its extensive range of antennas, combiners & filters, towers, RF components, and highlight its Service Group at NAB 2011 in Booth C 2307. The economical and flexible solutions address every application in the broadcast industry including DTV, DVB-T, FM and HD Radio solutions.

Booth Highight JAMPRO UHF Superturnstile Antenna
Jampro’s UHF Superturnstile Batwing Band IV/V 470 – 860 MHz Antenna accommodates NTSC and CCIR channels with unrivaled engineering. The rugged Superturnstile features hot-dip galvanized structure for long-life and reliable contact at important carrying points, providing today’s broadcaster with superior value. High strength beryllium copper with soldered brass terminal material is used for fanner straps, and all connections are bolted. Directional batwings are available as a custom feature, and batwing reharness kits are optional. Like all Jampro products, the antenna is completely assembled, tuned and tested before shipping, and comes with a two-year warranty. more

KAVX-FM Switches on New Harris Transmitter

KAVX-FM, serving the Lufkin/Nacogdoches region of eastern Texas and western Louisiana, has turned on a new Harris HPX20 tube transmitter capable of simultaneous HD Radio and FM transmission. KAVX Chief Engineer Tim Swanson in front of Harris HPX20 Transmitter

KAVX is a non-profit organization operating under the Lufkin Educational Broadcasting Foundation. The HPX20 is currently transmitting at 9.5kW TPO (FM-only), and operates at an efficient 23kW ERP from a height of 723 feet above ground level.
Though transmitting in FM only at this time, the station required a new transmitter with HD Radio-capability to replace an analog-only QEI model. Harris installed a FlexStar HDX-FM digital exciter in the transmitter, providing an easy upgrade path to HD Radio when the station is ready. more

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Jampro To Show Trusted Range of Antennas at IBC 2010

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IBC Hall 8 Stand # B96

For Release in IBC Preview Issues

JAMPRO ANTENNAS’ TO SHOW TRUSTED RANGE OF ADVANCED ANTENNA, RF COMPONENTS, RIGID LINE AND ACCESSORIES AT IBC 2010

MANUFACTURER’S LINE ADDRESSES EVERY APPLICATION INCLUDING DTV, FM, LP-FM, FM-HD AND HD RADIO

Sacramento, CA (12 July 2010) – Jampro Antennas, Inc. – a world leader in the manufacture and design of radio frequency components and broadcast antennas for radio and television – will show its time-tested range of advanced antennas, RF components, and a full series of rigid line and accessories at IBC 2010 in Hall 8, Stand B96. The California-based company, established in 1954, serves a wide international client-base with both television and radio solutions for DTV, FM, LP-FM, FM-HD and HD Radio. more

Voice of Vietnam Installs Another Jampro High Power Verical Dipole FM Panel Antenna System

Hanoi — Jampro Antennas Inc. today announced that the Radio Voice of Vietnam (VOV), headquartered in Hanoi, is presently installing yet another Jampro antenna system as part of its nationwide network upgrade program. To date, Jampro has over 40 installations in Vietnam. The new system includes a high power 8-bay, 32-panel Jampro model JFVD broadband vertically polarized flat panel FM broadcast antenna, a Jampro model RCCC constant impedance FM combiner and a Jampro Pro-Line rigid transmission line system.
Radio Voice of Vietnam is owned by the Vietnamese government through their Radio and Television Broadcast Development Company. It operates six radio channels broadcasting in Vietnamese and 23 other languages reaching 90 percent of the country. For listeners outside the country, VOV offers online content and programming along with shortwave radio broadcasts. The radio service has news bureaus in about 10 countries, including China, France, Russia, and the US.

In making the announcement, Jampro President Alex M. Perchevitch said, “We view this order from Voice of Vietnam as another vote of confidence with their satisfaction with the previous antenna systems they have purchased from us. They not only want the best performance for their investment, but also rugged equipment that continues to perform reliably in an extremely hot, wet and humid environment.” more

Kenya Broadcasting Selects Jampro Antennas and Combining Systems for Three Sites

Nairobi, Kenya — Jampro Antennas Inc. announced here today that the Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (KBC), the largest broadcaster in the country, has ordered three Jampro model JCPB sidemount broadband antennas, and three Jampro model RCCC constant impedance combiners for installation at network sites.

KBC, the largest broadcaster in the country, is a wholly owned government network chartered to provide public service radio, commercial radio, and television broadcasting throughout the country.

Alex M. Perchevitch, President of Jampro commented on the announcement, “We are very pleased that KBC awarded us these contracts. Our record of outstanding performance in over a dozen African countries is well known by regional broadcast engineers, a fact that helped us win this order.”

The JCPB sidemount antenna is a broadband version of Jampro’s renowned Penetrator design that has become an international standard for performance and durability. more

Jampro Delivers Antennas for Major National Upgrade of Rwanda Radio and Television

Sacramento, CA – Jampro Antennas, Inc. today announced the delivery of over a dozen radio and television broadcast antennas to the state operated Radiodiffision de la Republique Rwandaise (RRR), headquartered in the capital city of Kigali. The antennas are a part of a major government effort to upgrade the nation’s broadcast infrastructure to deliver news, information and entertainment to promote better relations among tribal factions.

“Our engineering and test staff here in Sacramento has worked closely with Rwandan broadcast engineers to design patterns that provide optimum nationwide coverage at minimal cost. We are pleased to be a part of this historic broadcasting effort,” said Alex M. Perchevitch, Jampro’s president.

Jampro antennas will provide national DVB-T coverage for the Central African country that is slightly smaller than the state of Maryland. RRR selected several Jampro model JUHD, DTV ready broadband UHF panel antennas for bands IV and V. The JUHD has a wide bandwidth for multiple channel operations. Made of stainless steel, the JUHD is well suited to the Rwandan climate. more

Jampro at CABSAT 2010

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CABSAT Stand # ZF-1, Zabeel Hall

For Immediate Release

JAMPRO ANTENNAS’ TO EXHIBIT DTV, FM, LP-FM, FM-HD AND HD RADIO ANTENNA SOLUTIONS AT CABSAT MENA 2010

Sacramento, CA (February 5, 2010) – Jampro Antennas, Inc. of Sacramento, California – a world leader in the manufacture and design of radio frequency components and broadcast antennas for radio and television since 1954 – will bring its diverse range of advanced antenna and RF components to the Middle East broadcast community at CABSAT MENA 2010. The Company’s line-up, including television and radio solutions for DTV, FM, LP-FM, FM-HD and HD Radio, will be on display in Stand ZF-1, Zabeel Hall. more

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