DSNG – KU Band

UKI-1693 is a dual path KU band satellite truck with multi camera outside broadcast production, Gigawave radio camera and ideal for news, sports, corporate or as a satellite uplink feed. We also supply experienced camera crews and location sound.


We are fast, flexible and cost effective supplying a full range of broadcast services in the UK.

  • Connection to BT Tower, AsiaSat & SWISH fibre network Sydney.
  • Gigawave radio camera and camera link.
  • TVRO multi satellite downlinks.
  • 4G and Ka-satellite wifi access.
  • Highly experienced crews.


Mercedes Sprinter – Registration: SNG 4K
Length: 6.8m x Width: 2.4m x Height: 3.1m
Weight: 4.5 tonne
HWH jacks on rear.
Clarke 7 metre mast for flying cables or remote RF.

1.8 metre Advent antenna 9.75GHz low 10.75 high GHz.
180w Stellar HPA’s.
Adtec encoders, SD MPEG2 (4:2:0 & 4:2:2) 8bit up to 1080i, SD HD MPEG4 (4:2:0) 8bit up to 1080i, HD MPEG4 (4:2:2) 10 bit up to 1080i, DVB-S, DVB-S2, QPSK, 8PSK, 16APSK & BISS encryption.
8 embedded audio channels.
Ericsson RX8200 HD/SD receivers (BISS1, RAS decryption) DVB-S, DVB-S2/S2X, QPSK/8PSK, QPSK/8PSK, 16APSK, 32APSK.
Gigawave clip-on COFDM SD/HD radio camera.

4G wifi and ethernet internet connectivity.

2 x Raycom RTB Base Stations (IFB and Director comms)
6 x portable iCOM radios with 12 radios on request.
Peltor noise cancelling headsets – on request.
GSM TBU providing IFB /4wire.
IP landline telephone IFB /4wire.
PD 310 Paradise satellite 4 wire comms modem.
6 x 6 Prospect comms matrix.
2 channel comms over fibre.
8 channel talkback PTT panel on Eng desk.
1 channel talkback PTT panel on Producers desk.

2 channel PPM audio monitor with 1×6 input matrix.
MACKIE 1604 VLZ 16 Channel audio mixer (stereo o/p, 2 x
AUX o/p, 2 subs)
4x analogue i/p into encoders
4x analogue o/p from IRDs
32 x 32 audio router.
Audio embedding and de-embedding within Axon hardware.
2 channel XLR over fibre adapter.
Sennheiser boom / Vocal / Radio mics.
Coles lip mic.
25m x 8 channel XLR multi-core – on request.
50m x 4 channel XLR multi-core – on request.

Blackmagic Hyperdeck 10 bit 4.2.2 SSD recorder.
Teranex video standards converter.
16 x 16 digital router.
Panasonic AV-HS300 5 channel HD Vision Mixer.
9 x 5″ vutrix input monitors.
8 x 7” monitors (2 on producer’s desk)
Tektronix WVR 5000 HD/SD multi-function video signal monitor.
SD to HD video up / down conversion within Axon Hardware.
Field monitors – on request.
Autocue teleprompter – on request.
2 x 50m + 2 x 100m digital coax reels + 4 x 100m reels – on request
1 x 300m duplex broadcast fibre + 2 x 300m dual channel – on request

10 Kva on board generator with 32A single phase ‘shore’ power input.
100m 16A cable reel with RCD socket – on request.
50m 13A cable reel with 4 RCD sockets. 
Tungsten and LED lighting – on request.