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New Distributors Sought to Aid ViaLite Expansion

ViaLite Communications is seeking to appoint new distributors as part of the latest expansion in the company’ reseller network. The company is searching for distributors who operate in Europe and Latin America. In Europe, ViaLite would like to be contacted by potential distributors from Nordic countries (Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, and Iceland) as well as those in Turkey and Switzerland.…

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ViaLite RFoF Links for Aircraft Timing Test Support

High accuracy timing and synchronization signals are an essential requirement in mission-critical IT systems, which is why a leading military aerospace company is using ViaLite RF over fiber (RFoF) distributed GPS/GNSS equipment. ViaLite’s GPS lossless distributed multi-port fiber optic links are being used to simultaneously transport the company’s timing signals from GPS antennas to multiple…

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Perfect Fit as PPM Systems teams up with Corry Micronics

RF products from US manufacturer Corry Micronics will now be available from PPM Systems in the UK. The new partnership sees RF amplifiers, RF switches, switch matrixes, RF and microwave sub-systems added to PPM’s existing portfolio of RF over fibre systems, antennas, software-defined radio, spectrum analysers and more. Corry Micronics has its roots in the US defence and security industries, the…

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ViaLite Debuts New Hyper Wide Dynamic Range Link & High Sensitivity Receiver

The launch of ViaLite Communication’s newest RF over fiber products caught the attention of the SATELLITE Show’s attendees this year, with technology improvement bringing increased functionality for teleport operators.

ViaLite’s RF over fiber experts launched an L-Band HTS - Hyper Wide Dynamic Range (HWDR) Series 2 (S2) RF over fiber link; covering 400-2500 MHz and providing up to 115 dB/Hz2/3 spurious-free dynamic range (SFDR). The preceding S1 offered ground-breaking SFDR upon its launch, with that range now being greatly improved upon by the S2. The HWDR links are ideal for full satcom transponder…

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PPM Opens 40 New UK Offices

Pulse Power and Measurement Ltd (PPM) has announced the opening of 40 new offices in the UK.

Those working from the 40 home offices continue PPM’s engineering and design, sales and marketing, customer service and accounts work. They are in addition to employees already working remotely in the USA, Poland and Thailand. Most of the company’s Production team remain on-site for the manufacturing and shipment of orders, and - to ensure a completely smooth customer-experience - some customer…

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S&P show visitors to see new surveillance technology

PPM Systems will be exhibiting at the Security & Policing (S&P) Home Office event for the first time in March, showcasing the latest in electronic surveillance technology with products on display including Crossbow, Rodent 4 and a range of antennas.

The ‘Crossbow’ software-defined radio platform is designed to provide actionable, real time and critical information of the electromagnetic environment to its user who can operate the equipment at a safe distance from any potential threats. The system has a focus on quick deployment and its forward deployable platform can accommodate a number of Government software applications. Rodent 4 uses…

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Visitors Flock to ViaLite Stand at IBC

Attracting attention on its debut at the massive IBC exhibition in Amsterdam this September was ViaLite’s smallest ever outdoor enclosure, the ODE-MINI. Class leading for its size and cost, the IP65-rated enclosure can house two ViaLiteHD Blue OEM modules with optional SNMP for monitoring and control.   Attendance at the show this year rose to over 65,000, and many were drawn to ViaLite’s…

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ViaLite Launches C-Band RF over Fiber Link

ViaLite has launched a new C-Band RF over fiber link. With a C-Band uplink/downlink frequency range of 3.4–7.1 GHz, the link is suitable for use in a wide range of satcom and broadcast applications, as well as some surveillance and weather radar systems. The link's full frequency range is 500 MHz - 7.5 GHz. By removing the requirement for an up/down converter to convert signals to an IF band, the…

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SAS 260 Antennas from PPM Systems

Shrivenham-based PPM Systems has received a second order for SAS 260 antennas, for a European naval wideband electronic surveillance application. One of the key customer requirements was a high resistance to vibration. These extremely durable dual band antennas can withstand shock and vibration up to 20 G and are specifically designed for deployments in demanding military and governmental…

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ViaLite Launches New Outdoor Enclosure Range with More RFoF Connections and Lower Power

ViaLite’s new ODE-A4 range of outdoor enclosures can house up to four RF channels and offers lower power consumption using ViaLiteHD Blue OEM links. They replace the company’s classic ODE-A RF over fiber (RFoF) enclosures and can be used for permanent fixed installations or for the rapid field deployment of mobile systems.Small, lightweight and easy to install, the enclosures are IP65 and NEMA 4…

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ViaLite’s RF over Fiber Technology Impresses at Eurosatory Show

ViaLite’s range of high performance RF over fiber products attracted plenty of attention at the Eurosatory defense and security exhibition in Paris. Their satcom ground equipment was being promoted by Eurosatcom, ViaLite’s recently appointed distributor for France. Products highlighted on the Eurosatcom stand included the hot swappable ViaLiteHD 3U rack chassis, set up in a half and half…

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Don’t miss PPM Systems at the Three Counties Defence and Security Expo

3 Counties Defence and Security Expo (3CDSE) 2017PPM Systems will be exhibiting highly advanced military- grade products, such as the Rodent 4 remote antenna platform, at the Three Counties Defence & Security Expo (3CDSE) this May. The Rodent 4 represents cutting-edge technology that provides a convenient way to deploy Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) antennas over hundreds of metres, allowing…

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ViaLite Communications - New Hyper-Wide Dynamic Range RF over Fiber Link Launched

High Throughput Satellites (HTS) are capable of transmitting data over a hundred times faster than conventional Fixed Satellite Service (FSS) satellites and this higher throughput needs more dynamic range within the ground segment. Addressing this need, RF over fiber experts, ViaLite Communications have launched the new L-Band HTS – HWDR RF over fiber link.Boasting a Hyper-Wide Dynamic Range (…

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ViaLite feeds GPS to Time Servers for Romanian Defense

RF over fiber systems from ViaLite are being used to deliver GPS derived timing signals to secure IT networks in a Romanian government defense organization.Working with a local distribution partner, ViaLite has supplied over a dozen GPS over fiber systems for connection to Microsemi's time servers. Installation proceeded smoothly, with a Microsemi engineer expressing surprise at the ease of…

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GPS over Fiber Improves Timing Performance for US Defense Contractor

GPS timing and synchronization systems have been supplied to a major US defense contractor by ViaLite Communications. The RF over fiber equipment replaces older systems from inoperative manufacturer Fiber-Span. The new multi-zone distributed GPS system enabled the customer to upgrade its existing fiber optic system from a point-to-point to a point-to-multi-point system that allows RF to be…

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Experts in RF over Fiber to Showcase New SNMP Across Continents

Visitors will be able to see a broad range of market-leading RF over fiber products from ViaLite at two upcoming trade shows. At IBC from 12-15 September 2017 at RAI, Amsterdam, the company will be showcasing its wide range of advanced RF over fiber links and support products. A variety of hardware formats will also be featured, including chassis modules, OEM modules and the compact Blue2 link,…

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ViaLite’s RF Links Meet US Military WGS Standard

ViaLite Communications has announced that its RF over fiber links are compliant with the US army MIL-STD-188- 164B ARSTRAT-WGS standard.Craig Somach confirmed the successful testing of the ViaLiteHD RF over fiber transmission equipment with tests carried out in-conjunction with a US systems integrator. ViaLite's high performance L-Band HTS RF over fiber links were shown to deliver better than -60…

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RF over Fiber has an Important Role in Disaster Recovery

Disasters can strike without warning, and for a broadcast or satellite earth station hit by a fire, flood, hurricane or terrorist attack for example, the resulting loss of satellite signals can have major operational and financial implications. Planning for continuity of operation using off-site backup is therefore highly recommended.The necessary redundancy can be provided by RF over fiber links…

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Revolutionising Long-Distance Tactical Radio Communications – HARC-TD

The HARC-TD (High Antennas for Radio Communications-Tethered Drone) caused a lot of excitement when its design was first announced. Now it is due to generate more with the announcement that it is available to order from PPM Systems.A lightweight expeditionary system, the HARC-TD uses an electric drone to provide up to 20 miles (38km) of radio range extension for any UHF Tactical Radio Waveform (…

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