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NUCOMM TAKES NEWSCASTER DR DIVERSITY RECEIVER TO NEW HEIGHTS WITH HD WORLD 2008 DEBUT OF NEW UPGRADED MODEL

lnb-with-nucomms-newscaster-dr-2.jpgNewscaster DR 2 Introduces Split Box form factor for Wideband Digital Receiver

New York, New York, October 6, 2008 — Nucomm, Inc., a brand of The Vitec Group, and a leading provider of digital and analog microwave systems for the broadcast industry, common carrier, cable, government, military and international marketplace, is unveiling the
Newscaster DR 2 diversity receiver at HD World 2008 (Booth 714). The updated model of its industry leading predecessor, the Newscaster DR, offers new features including a split box design philosophy and the ability to receive UHF digital signals in the 150 to 850MHz band.
Since the DR2 is designed to receive lower frequency UHF digital signals, the unit works seamlessly with external block downconverters (BDC). The DR2 can be supplied with BDCs that can receive a wide range of frequencies from 1.99 GHz to 7.1GHz, depending on customer requirements and downconvert the transmission to a usable range.

“The architecture of the DR 2 offers communication between the external BDCs and the main receive unit, enabling the system to operate in different modes, such as wideband, tuned 1 or tuned 2 modes, providing our customers with far more flexibility than similar systems on the market,? says Nucomm CEO Dr. John Payne.

The DR 2 is capable of receiving up to four RF inputs from the external block down converters. This allows for the use of four high gain sector antennas that deliver seamless video reception of a mobile or camera mounted transmitter. Through the use of maximum ration combining technology, the unit delivers outstanding robust COFDM reception combined with superb sensitivity and selectivity characteristics. The DR 2 is complete with an integrated COFDM demodulator, an MPEG2 HD/SD decoder, internal power supply, an integrated spectrum analyzer and on screen display.

For more information about the Newscaster DR 2, visit www.nucomm.com, email Nucomm at sales@nucomm.com or contact the sales department at 908-852-3700.

About Nucomm
Nucomm, Inc. is a worldwide provider of premier digital and analog video microwave systems (including COFDM and VSB) for the broadcasting industry’s portable and fixed link applications. Offering video microwave transmission equipment for the military, law enforcement, telecom and cable television circuits, Nucomm’s products have helped revolutionize live broadcast coverage of major outdoor events including sports, auto racing, marathons and parades. Nucomm, along with RF Central and Microwave Service Company, forms The Vitec Group RF Systems business unit, part of The Vitec Group Broadcast Systems Division. For more information about Nucomm, visit www.nucomm.com.

About The Vitec Group plc
The Vitec Group plc is acknowledged as a global leader in the supply of equipment and services to the broadcasting, entertainment and photographic industries and has established a reputation for technical excellence and superior engineering along with an astute business strategy which has seen it grow by acquisition. Innovation is a cornerstone of the Group’s activities and the organization is committed to a policy of continuous product development. With revenues (2007) of $546m (£274m) and over 2200 employees world-wide, its products are distributed in almost 100 countries, through a strong, fully-resourced distribution network or direct to the end user or corporate customer. More information can be found at www.vitecgroup.com.

Photo Caption: Pictured is the Low Noise Block Downconverter (LNB), an external unit that down-converts the frequency of the signal received at the antenna to the UHF band. The Newscaster DR 2 than receives the UHF band frequency and down-converts further to IF, this IF signal is demodulated to recover the transmitted video.

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