UKI-1693 is our Manchester based truck that covers the North of England, North Wales and Scotland. Ideal for any outside broadcast or satellite uplink feed and offering a full range of broadcast services.


  • Satellite capacity on ABS-3A, Eutelsat, Intelsat, SES and Telenor.
  • Connection to BT Tower and other fibre networks.
  • Gigawave clip-on camera system
  • Cobham Ka-SAT internet antenna (on request)


                    UKI-1693 SPECIFICATIONS
Mercedes Sprinter
Vehicle registration: SNG 4K
Dimensions: Length: 6.8m, Width: 2.4m, Height: 3.1m, Weight: 4.5t
Stability: HWH jacks on rear.
Clarke 7 meters mast for flying cables or remote RF.
Eutelsat registration: UKI-1693
SES registration: G-20533
IFB 1 +44 (0) 7464 117 177
IFB 2 +44 (0) 7989 003 030

1.8 meter Advent antenna (Extended KU)
180w redundant stellar HPA’s.
3 x Adtec EN100 encoders, MPEG2 (4:2:0 – 4:2:2) 8bit up to 1080i HD MPEG4 10 bit DVB-S, DVB-S2, QPSK, 8PSK, 16APSK & BISS encryption 8 embedded audio channels.
2 x Adtec RD70 / RD71 MPEG2 / MPEG4 IRD with integrated demodulator, SD/HD MPEG 2 (4:2:0 and 4:2:2) MPEG 4 (4:2:0 / 4:2:2) 10-bit (BISS decryption) 8 audio channels.
Ericsson RX8200 HD/SD receiver (BISS decryption) DVB-S, DVB-S2/S2X, QPSK/8PSK, 16APSK.
80cm downlink antenna with FTA receiver (Skybox – on request)
Gigawave clip-on COFDM HD radio camera.
Cobham Explorer 3075 Ka-SAT internet antenna with Wi-Fi + Ethernet connectivity – on request.

2 x Raycom RTB base stations.
6 x portable UHF icom radios – 12 radios on request.
Peltor noise cancelling headsets – on request
2  x Glensound GSM TBU providing 4 wire / IFB
1 x Glensound 4G portable TBU – on request
PD 310 paradise satellite 4 wire comms modem
IP landline telephone 4 wire / IFB
8 channel talkback PTT panel on eng desk.

2 channel PPM audio monitor with 1×6 input matrix
MACKIE 1604 VLZ 16 Channel audio mixer (stereo o/p, 2 x AUX o/p, 2 subs)
4x analogue i/p into encoders
4x analogue o/p from IRDs
Mixture of audio XLR cables and reels – on request.

Blackmagic Hyperdeck 10 bit 4.2.2 SSD recorder.
Teranex video standards converter.
4 channel HD vision mixer.
Blackmagic 20×20 videohub.
Blackmagic 16 way multiview.
2 x Blackmagic 17” monitors.
1 x 19” HD multiview monitor.
4 x 7” IRD monitors.
4 x 8” output monitors.
Tektronix WVR 5000 HD/SD multi-function video signal monitor.
43″ UHD monitor & stand – on request.
Sony field monitor – on request.
Autocue teleprompter – on request.
2 x 50m HD-SDI digital coax reels.
2 x 100m HD-SDI digital coax – 4 x 100m – on request.
1 x 300m broadcast fibre 3 x 300m – on request.

10 Kva (40A) on board generator.
3000 Va UPS on HPA’s and encoders.
Multiple mains cables with 63A/32A/16A adapters
50m 16A extension reel – on request.
HMI, tungsten and LED lighting – on request.