International Tower Lighting (ITL) ILS-D1RW-008-E1 

Dual LED lighting system

Tower Maintenance 

First and foremost in any tower maintenance program is to build a solid relationship with a tower crew; and you get what you pay for. Jeremy Ruck explains.

Dialight Vigilant L-856 

High-intensity LED strobe

Field Report: FM Services TLM-1 

Here's a microprocessor-based system designed to monitor a tower's beacons, obstruction lamps, flash rate, photo control operation -- even the presence of an ATU heater bulb for winter months.

LED Obstruction Lighting Systems Give Back 

LED lighting is a cost-effective approach to obstruction lighting.

L-com Global Connectivity ALW-CAT5HPJ, ALW-CAT5EJ, ALW-CAT6HPJ 

Lighting surge protectors

International Tower Lighting (ITL) DLC-403 

Dual LED controllers

International Tower Lighting (ITL) ILS-2400, ILS-3400 

Obstruction lighting system

Clamcleats Line-Lok 

Line tensioners

Sabre Towers 

Tower manufacturer/installer

Nott Ltd. Copperweld 

Grounding wire

International Tower Lighting ILS-2400, ILS-3400 

Obstruction lighting system

Tower Siting and the Environment 

Environmental protection issues for towers extend beyond air, water and wildlife. It also includes historical buildings, landmarks, protected lands and national parks.

Transmission Line Maintenance 

The bottom line is that without maintenance, transmission line will ultimately fail. The good news is that with regular and periodic inspections, the likelihood of unplanned failures is greatly reduced.

Effects of Tower Standard 222G 

The bottom line is that Revision G is a good thing, and the standard authors have crafted an excellent standard.

Maximizing Tower Assets 

There will always be opportunities to rent tower space. Here are some insider tips to keep in mind.

Grounding standards for broadcast 

While there are similarities between various grounding methodologies, asking 10 engineers for their opinions will probably return a minimum of eight different and valid recommendations.

Safety in the workplace 

The upcoming generation of radio engineers will encounter a new ease of measurement as a fact of the Commission's new directional antenna proof rules.

WCFB rebuilds: Optimizing the Antenna 

After the dust had settled on getting WCFB on air at a temporary site, the task of selecting a new antenna for the permanent installation began.

WCFB rebuilds after a tornado 

A borderline F3/F4 tornado had cut a path across WCFB's transmitter property, directly hitting the building and 1,500' tower, bringing it to the ground. The building and everything in it was a total loss and it was going to be a long recovery process.

WCFB rebuilds: Temporary Facilities 

Getting back on the air was the first priority. Once that was accomplished, steps were taken to improve the temporary facilities.

Keep an Eye Out 

Whether or not you use video surveillance at your station will largely depend on how secure you need the facility to be, compared to what you are willing to invest. The benefits of using video surveillance can speak for themselves in terms of reducing the chance of experiencing lost air time.

Field Report: FM Services TLM-1 

I would recommend you consider the TLM-1 when the need for a tower light monitor arises, especially if you have a tower light circuit where a separate wire is not available for each sidelight and beacon level.

NATE Updates Tower Climber Fall Protection Training Standard 

Second edition is based on industry best practices.

Towering Over Wyoming 

Legend Communications, which operates 14 radio stations in Wyoming, recently added two new stations to its Basin Radio Network in Gillette: KAML-FM, upgraded from a C1 station at 96.9 to a C0 at 97.3, and KDDV-FM.

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