WLII-DT Deploys Comark Transmitter | TV Tech

SOUTHWICK, Mass.—Hitachi Kokusai Electric Comark LLC has introduced that WLII is on-air with a brand new Comark 19.2kW Parallax VHF band 3 transmitter.  WLII, which is owned by Liberman Media Group LLC, serves the capital metropolis of San Juan, Puerto Rico.WLII-DT utilized for and obtained a brand new building allow from the FCC to extend the station’s ERP from 38kW to 160kW, which necessitated a brand new VHF transmitter. WLII bought a Parallax 19.2kW single rack cupboard transmitter that features 14 VHF Band 3 Doherty closing energy amplifiers and the whole liquid cooling system.  Parallax gives the very best in school energy density within the trade, Comark mentioned. This transmitter was additionally pre-wired to just accept two extra closing energy amplifiers sooner or later, ought to the station need to improve the ability functionality of this method.The Parallax transmitter was delivered full with twin Exact-V2 ATSC exciters (in predominant / standby configuration).  The system is totally upgradeable from ATSC 1.0 to three.0.  In addition, Comark equipped a brand new 25kW RF masks filter system and channel combiner.  The WLII station is mixed with an present channel 7 DTV transmitter by way of a broadband enter port.  Comark managed the cargo, offloading, and placement of the brand new tools into the present broadcast facility.  After the mechanical set up of the brand new transmitter system was accomplished, Comark’s subject engineer turned on the brand new transmitter, performing the whole proof-of-performance testing.  The new WLII D11 transmitter system went dwell on June twenty first at roughly 10PM with no points.“We are very pleased with Comark and their incredible staff.  Being on an island introduced some particular challenges to the venture that Comark was capable of overcome. They supplied a seamless on-time venture completion.  The Parallax transmitter on the new 160kw degree has made enormous enhancements in our sign and we’re very happy with the outcomes.” states Winter Horton, chief working officer.“The staff right here at Comark supplied an entire answer to exchange WLII’s older VHF transmitter system as a part of the station’s plan to extend their ERP”, states Joe Turbolski, vice chairman of gross sales and advertising for Comark. “We have been happy to work with the staff at WLII; their new Parallax liquid cooled transmitter will present a a lot better OTA sign to the viewers in San Juan.”


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