24/HR 480-970-1716
Phoenix, Arizona

 


Via Sky Communications provides the highest quality broadcast HD & SD mobile satellite transmission available. With a Dual path redundant HD/SD mobile uplink we will make sure every technical detail including video & audio levels, clear audible IFB, lowest possible link latency time, correct lip sync, satellite RF C/N margins, along with matching encoder/IRD software versions to current parameters are correct for your broadcast or live shot.

Truck Equipment List

SATELLITE ANTENNA

1.8 Meter C180 Vertex/RSI SNG antenna
2.4 Meter 1244-500 (.8F/D) prodelin trailer mounted antenna (optional!)
2.6db higher gain with 2.4 meter over 1.8
RC3050 vertex RSI controller

ENCODERS/MODULATORS RECEIVERS

HD Encoder 1
Adtec Digital EN-91P
Mpeg 4, (H.264) Encoding 4:2:0 & 4:2:2 HD/SD
Video bit rates 6 - 50Mbps
Extreme low latency HD Encoder
Video inputs HD/SD/SDI & Composite analog, 3 ASI outputs
ASI into Tandberg/Ericsson E5788 modulator for 8PSK-S2
or Radyne Comstream DM240 modulator QPSK/8PSK DVB-S DSNG
BISS Encryption
Audio, 4 Stereo pairs, Mpeg2,
Audio Inputs, Analog, Embedded, AES, 110/ohm or 75/ohm

HD Encoder 2
Adtec Digital EN-91P
Mpeg 4, (H.264) Encoding 4:2:0 & 4:2:2 HD/SD
Video bit rates 6 - 50Mbps
Extreme low latency HD Encoder
Video inputs HD/SD/SDI & Composite analog, 3 ASI outputs
ASI into Tandberg/Ericsson E5788 modulator for 8PSK-S2
or Radyne Comstream DM240 modulator QPSK/8PSK DVB-S DSNG
BISS Encryption
Audio, 4 Stereo pairs, Mpeg2,
Audio Inputs, Analog, Embedded, AES, 110/ohm or 75/ohm

HD Encoder 3
Tandberg/Ericsson E5788
Mpeg 2, Encoding HD/SD
Video bit rates 6 - 90Mbps 4:2:0 & 4:2:2
Video inputs HD/SD/SDI & Composite analog, 3 ASI outputs
QPSK 8PSK DVB-S & 8PSK-S2
BISS Encryption
Audio, 4 Stereo pairs, Mpeg2, Dolby Digital (AC3) Linear PCM (48KHz@20bit)
Audio Inputs, Analog, Embedded, AES, Dolby E 110/ohm or 75/ohm

HD Encoder 4
Tandberg/Ericsson E5788
Mpeg 2, Encoding HD/SD
Video bit rates 6 - 90Mbps 4:2:0 & 4:2:2
Video inputs HD/SD/SDI & Composite analog, 3 ASI outputs
QPSK 8PSK DVB-S & 8PSK-S2
BISS Encryption
Audio, 4 Stereo pairs, Mpeg2, Dolby Digital (AC3) Linear PCM (48KHz@20bit)
Audio Inputs, Analog, Embedded, AES, Dolby E 110/ohm or 75/ohm

SD Encoder 5
NDS Tandberg E5610
4:2:0 & 4:2:2 SD only
Video inputs SD/SDI, composite, component
Audio, 2 stereo pairs Mpeg2 only
Audio inputs, Analog, Embedded, AES
Radyne Comstream DM240-300 modulator QPSK/8PSK DVB-S DSNG

2 Tandberg RX1290 IRDís (MPEG2, HD 4:2:0/4:2:2 QPSK/8PSK DVB-S/S2,
Mpeg4 (H264) 4:2:0, 31Msps max)
4 L-Band inputs, 1 ASI input
Audio outputs, 4 Stereo pairs, AES, Embedded, Analog
Dolby Digital AC3 & Linear PCM Enabled

1 Tandberg TT1260 IRD (MPEG2 4:2:2 QPSK/8PSK DSNG)
4 L-Band inputs
Audio outputs, 4 Stereo pairs, AES, Embedded, Analog
Dolby Digital AC3 & Linear PCM Enabled

1 Unity 4422 IRD (MPEG2 SD 4:2:0/4:2:2)

RF Equipment

2 Miteq U-9696-3-L 13.75-14.5GHz Low phase noise KU Band Upconverters
2 Analog receivers
3 Hughes 1273H rebuilt, custom modified (for NEW NEC TWTís) power supplies (8.4KV, 300ma)
2 LD7213 NEC 300W TWTís (IMD -30DBc @ -7DB output backoff)
2 CIAO Wireless +30DBm 1db comp Linear SSPA TWT drivers
HP 8555 10MHz-18.5GHz RF Spectrum analyzer for Direct 14GHz & L-Band monitoring
2 WR75 (SMA) Microwave phase shifters
1 WR75 Neico Microwave phase combiner
2 WR 75 (SMA) 0-30db continuously variable attenuators

AUDIO/VIDEO MONITORING

Dolby E DP572 AES 8 channel audio decoder
1 Wohler AMP2A Ė10S Analog audio monitor panel
3 RDL RU-SM16 audio meters
Tektronix 528A Composite WFM
Tektronix 1420 Composite Vectorscope
2 PVM-9L3 Sony CRT monitors SD/SDI SMPTE259 inputs
2 PVM-8220 Sony analog composite CRT monitors
32 inch LED Samsung 1080p HD Monitor with 4 HDMI inputs via AJA KONA card's

HD/SD REC/PLAYBACK, ANALOG TO DIGITAL, UP/DOWN, CROSS CONVERSION

HD/SD Video & audio can be recorded & played out 10 or 8bit uncompressed 4:2:2
1920x1080i 29.97 or 1280x720p 59.94 with 8 audio channels
or using DVCPROHD or Apple pro res codec's
3 PC's 2 with 4.0 Terabyte RAID AJA KONA LHi cardís HD/SD/SDI, Analog, AES, HDMI in/out
Cross conversion between 1920x1080i & 1280x720p with 8 channel embedded audio
1 HD-8090 Cobalt digital component/composite to HD/SD-SDI converter
2 AJA HD/SDI to SD/SDI downconverters 16:9 or 4:3 sidecut, letterbox or anamorphic
DVC PRO HD, DV50, DV25 codecís etc... & uncompressed 4:2:2/4:4:4 10bit record/play

ONBOARD PRODUCTION

1 Panasonic P2HD AG-HPX370P HD Camera w Fujinon XT17X4.5BRM-K14 Lens
1 Sachtler FSB8 tripod
2 Anton Bauer Digital Hytron NI-MH Btteries
1 Anton Bauer 2PSTN 70watt Battery Charger
2 64GB Memory cards 2HRS HD Record time
2 400watt joker 5600K HMI lights w Avenger stands
1 Avenger C stand
1 Lowell omni-light
3 ARRI Fresnel 150watt
1 10x10 WHITE TENT
2 Directors chairs
5 MKE-2 Sennhiser lav mics foam windscreens
8 IFB boxes with audio implements earpieces
1 Sound devices 442 4 input Mixer/peak limiter
3 VP-64A shure mics (handheld) with foam windscreens

COMMUNICATIONS

1 Clearcom 4 channel MS-440 Mainstation
1 MS-232 2 channel Mainstation
3 Clearcom 501 beltpacks CC-95 headsets
8 IFB boxes with audio implements earpieces
4 digital cell phones using Verizon

AUDIO

4 FP-23 Shure mic to line amps
5 MKE-2 Sennhiser lav mics with foam windscreens
1 Sound devices 442 4 input Mixer with peak limiter
3 VP-64A shure mics (handheld) with foam windscreens

AUDIO/VIDEO CABLE

8 280ft Beldon 1694A coax cable reels
8 280ft 3 cond (PL, IFB, LINE AUDIO) color coded cable reels
1 LNS 8 PESA 8X2 analog router
5 Leitch 681MB line Equalizing Video DAís
2 Canare EE-100 battery powered HD-SDI/SD-SDI reclocking amps (for coax)
1 2000ft Telecast fiber Tac 4 single mode fiber reel (ST connectors)
2 Rattler fiber optic link sets for HD/SDI, SD/SDI or ASI transmission
10 XLR 8ft audio cables
10 XLR 8ft shielded mic cables
25 1694A 10ft BNC cables
misc XLR turn around, XLR IFB splitter cables
5 AC power strips
7 100ft power cable reels
1 100ft 6AWG 3phase Camlok cable

GENERATOR

Kohler 10KW Diesel Yanmar engine
Camloks output 41AMPS

 


 

Via Sky Communications
Contact@via-sky.com
24/HR Tel: 480-970-1716