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Help! I’m Getting Calls About My C-band Downlinks! (AKA: Why Are They Asking ME To Do Their Job?)

Help! I'm Getting Calls About My C-Band Downlinks

The Internet has been abuzz, with many broadcast techs asking the same question. “Why is one of the major satellite companies calling me, asking questions about my downlink?” It’s a little disconcerting, is it not? You spent hours registering your downlinks with the FCC, but now you’re being asked questions that you’ve already answered, by…

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SNOW, ICE AND YOUR ANTENNA: ESSENTIAL ADVICE ON KEEPING YOUR SIGNAL FROM GOING INTO DEEP FREEZE

Earlier this winter I did a little informal survey of LinkUp’s techie followers on Facebook, asking this probing question: “Ok, engineers – How do you clear your sat antenna from snow and/or ice? Any unconventional methods? Please share your ‘how to’s’.” The answers ran the gamut; everything from spraying the antenna with Pam or with…

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The Most Compelling Installation Advice We Can Give: The Truth About Site Surveys

LinkUp - The Most Compelling Installation Advice

What’s not to love about spring? Who doesn’t appreciate longer days, warmer weather, blooming flowers, and conventions! Conventions? Oh yeah! For us, multiple conventions and spring are synonymous. Spending time with our customers and prospects is the best! Speaking of conventions, the last week of March the LinkUp team was in Anaheim where we staffed…

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