101FM installs complete transmission solution with CBF Grant funding
Chief Technical Officer and Senior Vice President Sefton Madsen approached Wireless Components to provide pricing and information to assist with his grant application for 101FM. He provided the quotes and photos below.
The aims of the grant application inlcuded:
- The purchase of a single 1KW transmitter that would replace the stereo encoder, stereo exciter, hybrid coupler and RF amplifiers.
- The capacity to remain in continuous service by operating both transmitters via dummy loads and coax switching with associated cabling and connectors.
Wireless Components were pleased to provide pricing on units from several of our vendors including the BW Broadcast TX1000 V2, which was selected as the preferred solution based on the folliowing-
|"The BW Broadcast TX100V2 "Provides the best value for money and is the best long term solution for the station even though it is not the lowest quote. The reasons are as follows:
The feature set of the V2 transmitters was key in winning the business for Wireless Components, and essential to the success of Sefton's grant application. The DSPX-FM was selected as the primary broadcast processor, and was pleased to report:
After their successful CBG grant application, Sefton and 101FM were able to create a fully rendundant solution using an STL link (previous sale), audio processor, transmitter and RF switch cabled and supplied by WIreless Components.
|"The fact is that the transmitter is much easier to maintain than it was making the station much more robust in the event of equipment failures."|
Wireless Components is pleased to provide choice with value in broadcast equipment from the microphone to transmitter and outside broadcast. Contact us for a quote today