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17-Nov-2016 Print page

RFS Announces Expansion of Slotted Array Antenna Line in North America in Anticipation of the U.S. Broadcast Repack Initiative

Meriden, CT (United States), November 17, 2016 – Radio Frequency Systems (RFS), a global designer and manufacturer of antennas, cable, and tower systems providing total-package solutions for wireless and broadcast infrastructure, today announced the availability of its RFStar™ UHF slotted array antennas, which incorporate already proven slot design technology to provide a simple and reliable option for single or dual channel fixed polarization applications. RFStar™ antennas - available in horizontal, elliptical and circular polarizations - are designed for enhanced reliability, simplified installation, and provide excellent performance with the ATSC1.0 or ATSC3.0 standards.

As U.S. broadcasters brace for the transition to a new spectrum plan, RFS continues to enhance its product portfolio with leading edge antenna and transmission systems to meet evolving broadcast industry needs. There are 1,200+ broadcasting stations looking to simplify their transition. For those looking for a traditional solution, RFS uses proven slot antenna technology to optimize the azimuth and elevation patterns to meet their specific coverage requirements.

“Broadcasters are facing major challenges and are worried about the supply of appropriately rated antennas in a timely fashion,” said William Brooks, regional product line manager for broadcast products, RFS. “RFS is here for them. The rollout of the new RFStar™ is part of our continued commitment to provide the antennas they’ll need to make the transition as smooth as possible, backed with support they can count on.”

RFStar™ antennas are available as a center or end-fed design with standard or customized azimuth patterns and multiple elevation patterns. Each design comes with varying degrees of null fill, beam tilt as well as a selection of mounting options. All are enclosed in a radome for high performance and reliability.

Trademarks: RFS® is a registered trademark of Radio Frequency Systems. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

About RFS
Radio Frequency Systems (RFS) is a global designer and manufacturer of cable, antenna and tower systems, plus active and passive RF conditioning modules, providing total-package solutions for wireless infrastructure.

RFS serves OEMs, distributors, system integrators, operators and installers in the broadcast, wireless communications, land-mobile and microwave market sectors. As an ISO compliant organization with manufacturing and customer service facilities that span the globe, RFS offers cutting-edge engineering capabilities, superior field support and innovative product design. RFS is a leader in wireless infrastructure.

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RFS Press Contact               
Paula Mennone-Preisner            
Marketing and Communications Specialist   
E-mail: paula.mennone@rfsworld.com          
Phone: + 1 203 630 3311
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