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Harris Transmitters Support Launch of First Australian DAB+ Services
Sydney, Australia- Jul 21, 2009 - Harris has sold and installed its DMB 670 transmitters to support the build out of DAB+ digital radio services in Australia. Installed and commissioned for Broadcast Australia by Harris agent the Bridge Networks (TBN), the transmitters form the infrastructure foundation for the provision of DAB+ service to Australia's national broadcasters: the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) and Special Broadcasting Service (SBS).
Launched in early July 2009, the new digital radio service in Australia has a countrywide reach encompassing five major cities: Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney. More than 60 percent of the nation's population can receive DAB+ digital radio.
The core of the digital operation is Broadcast Australia's Network Operation Centre (NOC) in Sydney, which provides centralized monitoring and forward control of all the transmission sites. At its NOC, Broadcast Australia receives the encoded and multiplexed signal and provides broadcast transmission services for its customers. This hub allows Broadcast Australia to manage the performance of the entire network, respond remotely to any issues and keep clients abreast of the live status of their broadcast.
Available in power levels from 125 W to 10 kW, the DMB 670 mates the DAB665 exciter with a compact amplifier system. The modular design provides for redundancy, and auto-switching transmitters and exciters eliminate off-air.
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