Hungaria’s new Nautel 2 Megawatt NX2000 medium wave system is now operational.
at the broadcaster’s transmission facility near Solt, Hungary, Nautel says the
project, on which it worked with Porion Digital KFT, involved
large infrastructure changes at the site, as well as installation of the new
included building renovation and air handling updates as well as interfacing
the NX2000 to Antenna Hungaria’s existing 11 kV voltage supply. The new solid-state system replaces a custom tube transmitter that had been used for
NX2000 system incorporates five Nautel NX400 transmitters along with a large,
versatile combiner,” said Wendell Lonergan, Nautel head of Broadcast Sales.
“Our new NXC2000 combiner can be reconfigured if one or more transmitters is
shut down, which ensures that maximum power is delivered to the antenna in all
to Nautel, the new NX2000 system offers an efficiency of 90% as well as a
compact footprint for space savings. Individual transmitters are available in
100, 200, 300 or 400 kW designs, along with lower power units ranging down to 3
kW. Control and monitoring are managed via Nautel’s Advanced User Interface
Hungaria is wholly owned by the government of Hungary and provides broadcast,
telecommunication and multimedia services throughout the country. The signal of
its Solt operation can be heard on 540 kHz in Europe, as well as
in parts of Africa, Russia and Asia.
A video explaining the project is available here.
A version of this article was originally posted on RadioWorld.com.