LOCATION: Los Angeles, CA
MAIN VENDORS: General Dynamics, XICOM, ITS
BUILD SPEC: 11.2M DBS Limited Motion Antenna
PROJECT DATE: May 2016
BUILD SUMMARY: Mechantech was contracted to retrofit two older DIRECTV DBS 11.2M antenna systems at the Los Angeles Broadcast Center. The highlight and focus point of the project was replacing the outdated and obsolete KPA amplifiers, with a first-ever implementation of a liquid-cooled TWTA solution.