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Satellite truck views
Click on each thumbnail below to view a larger version of our satellite uplink trucks.
Exterior (Front)
Exterior (Front)
uplink satellite broadcasting truck - Exterior (Back)
Exterior (Back)
Interior (1)
Interior (Production)
Interior (2)
Interior (QC & Edit Station)
Interior (3)
Interior (4)
Interior (Transmission)

Ultimate Reliability
Our two satellite uplink trucks are both equipped with two generators and two transmitters yielding 100% redundant A/C power and broadcast uplink. Click on the thumbnails in the left column to view full size images.

STS Truck One Specs:

RF Transmitting Equipment
1x 2.4 Meter C/Ku 2 Port AVL Satellite Antenna
1x Research Concepts Inc. Antenna Controller
2x C-Band MCL 400 watt TWTAs
2x KU-Band ETM 450 TWTAs
1x LNR Ku Upconverter
1x Miteq KU Upconverter
2x Mitec C-Band Upconverters
1x AVCOM SNG-2500C Spectrum Analyzer
1x Tektronix 1705A Spectrum Analyzer
Encoding & Decoding
2 Adtec EN-81 HD Video Encoders
2 Tiernan SD Encoders
1 Marshall AR-DM1-B 16 Channel Audio Monitor
Downlink System
2x Adtec RD 70 HD Integrated Receivers
1 Tiernan SD Digital 4:2:0 4:2:2 IRD Receiver
1x MotoSat Nomad HDTV DSS dish
1x DirecTV HR20 HD DVR DSS
1x DirecTV H20 HD DSS
7 Cell phones with high gain antennas
1 Satellite phone
Roof camera with zoom and pan/tilt
12 - Line PBX phone system
9 - 12-line phones
WIFI & Modem jacks for laptop interface Hughes Net Satellite Internet Service
1x MotoSat G74 Internet Dish
Verizon 4G WIFI Router
1 Plain paper fax machine
UHF base station with 3 handheld radios
Production Communications
2 Telos (The Link)
5 RTS wall stations
3 RTS rack stations
1 Studio Technologies IFB Plus
3 IFB interrupt stations
1 Telos One for phone interviews
Frontline Communications
Gary Britt
1 Panasonic AV-HS410 HD/SD Switcher
1 LG 42" Monitor with Apantac LE 8 Input multiviewer
1 Leader LV 5770 Multi Monitor
2 Tektronix 1740A Waveform/Vector Monitors
2 Sony 8041Q 8" monitors
10 Sony 8040 8" monitors
21 monitors Total
Character Generator available upon request.
1 – AJA FS1 HD Frame Sync
2 Leitch DPS 575 SD Frame Syncs
1 BVW 75 Beta/Beta SP VTR
1 DVD Recorder/ATSC Receiver
Additional formats available upon request
1 Onyx 24-4 mixing console
3 Shure FP-42 mixers for paths 1, 2, & edit bay
4 JBL Audio control 1 speakers
Dorrough audio meters
1 20-KW Kohler generator
1 10-KW PTO driven (backup) generator
Truck Manufacturers
Freightliner M2, Cummins Engine
Frontline Communications

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