New Delhi, India, and Hannover, Germany - Sep 10, 2013 - Indian broadcast equipment supplier Comcon will deliver 36 DRM professional monitoring receivers manufactured by German manufacturer of DRM transmitter and receiver equipment RFmondial. The delivery is one component within the US$300 million investment program of India's public radio broadcaster All India Radio (AIR) for the switchover from analog to digital radio broadcasting.
Currently in production, the professional monitoring receiver model RFmondial RF-SE will be operational at 36 transmitter sites by mid-2014. The RF-SE is a professional digital radio monitoring and measurement receiver, which is available in different models depending on the desired application. The reception characteristics are based on a high-performance frontend with pre-selector filter banks and a digital direct-down conversion system approach. After the digital baseband decoder, various modular blocks like RSCI capability, audio and multimedia decoder, alarm feature, and RF monitor connector are available to suit the specific needs of the desired application. Furthermore, the advanced graphical user interface is accessible via a Web browser and hence provides the operator access to all measurement data, but also to audio and multimedia streaming of the current radio program on-air.