Projects completed

DVB-T2 Network Installation comprising 2 sites – Phase 1

 
  Client: Rohde & Schwarz Emirates LLC – United Arab Emirates
  End User: Sharjah Media Corporation – United Arab Emirates
  Site: Sharjah Studio & Al Khan

The project involved the installation and wiring of Rohde & Schwarz DVB-T2 all IP headend system in Sharjah Studio site and the installation and wiring of Rohde & Schwarz DVB-T2 transmitters including monitoring system at Sharjah Studio & Al Khan. The mask filters and RF components installed, were from Spinner. The existing UHF antenna system at Sharjah Studio were reengineered to provide the most suitable horizontal radiation pattern for the network coverage. Installation and wiring of electrical distribution boards and Uninterruptible Power Supplies were also part of the scope of works. In additional all existing redundant equipment in both the sites were dismantled and handed over for packing and storage. The DVB-T2 network which was designed by Rohde & Schwarz Emirates LLC, comprised a single multiplex to carry 4SD & 2HD services. The system installation and commissioning was completed in June 2014.

DVB-T2 Network Installation comprising 3 sites

 
  Client: Rohde & Schwarz Middle East & Africa – United Arab Emirates
  End User: Qatar Media Corporation - Qatar
  Site: Doha, Al Jumailiya, Al Arish & Al Kisah - Qatar

The project involved the installation and wiring of Rohde & Schwarz DVB-T2 all IP headend system in Doha and the installation, upgrade and wiring of Rohde & Schwarz DVB-T2 transmitters including monitoring system at Doha, Al Jumailiya and Al Arish. The mask filters, channel combiners and RF components installed, were from Spinner. A Kathrein UHF antenna system with RFS feeder was installed in Al Arish. In addition fiber and monitoring equipment from Nevion was wired and installed at Doha, Al Jumailiya, Al Arish and Al Kisah, to distribute the DVB-T2 transport stream and the existing FM radio audio to all the transmitter sites. Installation and wiring of electrical distribution boards and automatic voltage regulators were also part of the scope of works. The DVB-T2 network which was designed by Rohde & Schwarz Middle East and Africa, comprised two multiplexes, each multiplex carrying 5 HD services. The system installation and commissioning was completed in February 2014.

FM Transmission System Installation

 
  Client: Rohde & Schwarz Emirates LLC – United Arab Emirates
  End User: Arabian Radio Networks – United Arab Emirates
  Site: Al Mass Tower – United Arab Emirates

The project involved the expansion of an existing FM transmission network from nine channels to ten channels. The scope of works included, installation of Rohde & Schwarz transmitter, Katherin combiner, integration of the same to the existing system, installation and wiring of program input equipment and connection to the existing electrical distribution system. The new system was also integrated to the existing network management system. The system was designed by Rohde & Schwarz Middle East & Africa. Installation and commissioning was completed in November 2013.

FM Antenna Installation

 
  Client: Jampro Antenna Inc – United States of America
  End User: Qatar Media Corporation - Qatar
  Site: Al Kisah – Qatar

The scope of work included the installation of a four dipole Jampro antenna system along with Andrew feeder on a 120m guyed mast. Installation and commissioning was completed in November 2013.

FM Transmission System Installation

 
  Client: Rohde & Schwarz Middle East & Africa – United Arab Emirates
  End User: Qatar Media Corporation - Qatar
  Site: Doha & Al Kisah - Qatar

The project involved installation of Rohde & Schwarz 3 x 1kW FM transmitters along with program input & monitoring equipment and 3 x 4 dipole FM antenna systems with 1 5/8” feeders in Doha site. A 5kW + 2.5kW and a 5kW +1kW FM transmitter systems on passive reserve configuration from Rohde & Schwarz, associated program input & monitoring equipment, 2 x constant impedance FM combiner modules from Kathrein were installed at Al Kisah site. The system for Al Kisah was integrated to the existing 5 channel dual chain FM transmitter system. The system design was by Rohde & Schwarz Middle East & Africa. The complete system was installed and commissioned during July 2013.

FM Transmission System Installation

 
  Client: Rohde & Schwarz Middle East & Africa – United Arab Emirates
  End User: Sout Al Khaleej – Qatar Media Corporation - Qatar
  Site: Ruwi Hill - Oman

The project involved installation of Rohde & Schwarz 5kW + 2.5kW FM transmitter system on passive reserve configuration along with program input & monitoring system, un-interruptible power supply unit, power distribution board, Kathrein 4 dipole FM antenna system and 1 5/8” RF coaxial feeder. The system was designed by Rohde & Schwarz Middle East & Africa. The system was installed and commissioned in June 2013.