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2008-10-31 12:00:24

Comtech EF Data, a subsidiary of Comtech Telecommunications, has received a $1.8 million order for satellite communications equipment. The equipment will be utilized by a government department in Asia to facilitate a network expansion. According to Comtech EF Data, included in the order are its branded CDM-600 satellite modems, and the Radyne branded DMD20 universal satellite modems and frequency converters. The CDM-600 is an open network satellite modem compliant with IESS...

2008-09-26 18:00:47

Rod Edwards (left) and Bob Wood carry out some maintenance work on Madley's Aerial 1, the first antenna erected at BT's Satellite Communications Centre in Madley, Herefordshire, for the centre's 30th anniversary. The BT satellite earth station, believed to be the largest in the world, has played a key role in worldwide broadcasts of some of the most dramatic events of the past three decades. The 218-acre site houses 65 aerial dishes. (c) 2008 Birmingham Post; Birmingham (UK). Provided by...

2008-09-18 12:00:30

ASC Signal announces that it has received a GVF-Intelsat Type Approval for an antenna/transceiver combination, which comprises a complete outdoor unit (ODU). The approval covers ASC Signal's 1.8m Class III antenna in combination with all ASC Signal XR1000 series transceivers. The system is compliant to IESS 208 for Standard K-2, and IESS-601 for standard G earth stations. The ODU Certificate number (GVF/IA 202CA0) is for the 1.8-Meter Class III Ku band. David Geen, ASC Signal's...

2008-08-07 09:00:48

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/e38280/the_2008_internati) has announced the addition of the "The 2008 International Satellite Directory" report to their offering. The Complete Guide To The Commercial Satellite Communications Industry Updated annually in 2 volumes with 16 separate chapters & over 25,000 entries, this best selling 1,400 plus page reference source is a must for all satellite professionals. Includes a CD-ROM containing over 850...

2008-07-23 09:00:34

ValCom, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: VLCO) (FRANKFURT: VAM), specializing in providing state-of-the-art facilities and the production for the entertainment industry, announced today that it has signed an agreement with experienced Broadcast Network Consultant, Mr. Buddy Winsett, to assist ValCom, Inc. with its future teleport and broadcast plans. ValCom, Inc. signed nationally recognized pioneer and innovator, Mr. Winsett, as ValCom Studios' broadcast network consultant. Mr. Winsett currently...


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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.