HD/SD KU-Uplink Truck Specifications

The Red Dirt HD/SD KU-Uplink truck offers all the best specs for your mobile sateliite uplink needs. Whether you want to do a local television broadcast or need satellite news gathering services, the Red Dirt truck is available to fit your project!

Transmission:

  • Vertex 4 port 1.8m satellite antenna – No pole restrictions uplink/downlink
  • 2 - 400W MCL transmitters
  • 3 - SD Encoders
  • 2 - HD Encoders/Modulators MPEG 2/4 DVB-S/S2 
  • 3 - SD IRD’s
  • 2 - HD IRD’s MPEG 2/4
  • 2 - Advent KU-band Up-converters
  • Tektronix 1705 Spectrum Monitor
  • Fully integrated RF Loop Test

Production/Engineering:

  • Leader SD/HD SDI/ Composite Waveform/Vector Scope with Eye Pattern
  • AJA KUMO 16 X 16 SD/HD SDI Router
  • AJA FS2 Frame Synchronizer - Two Processors
  • 6 - Fiber Inputs and Outputs
  • 5 - Fiber Transmitters/Receivers
  • 500' of TAC 12 Fiber Optic Cable (additional cable available under Equipment Rental)
  • 2000’ of Coaxial Multi-cable (Analog Audio/Video)
  • 4 - Analog to SDI Converters
  • Mackie 16 X 4 Audio Mixer

Communications:

  • RTS Intercom System
  • 5 - Telephone Hybrids for up to 5 IFB or PL Circuits
  • 1 - Wireless RTS Headset User Station
  • 4 - Wired RTS Headset User Stations
  • 4 - Cell phones
  • PBX Telephone System
  • Wireless Internet – when service permits

Power:

  • 12KW Generator
  • Shore Power Hookup to Single Phase 208/240 Volt
  • 150’ of Cam-loc Shore Power Cable

Truck phone numbers:

  • 405.269.1295
  • 918.932.9512
  • 918.949.8791
  • 918.949.8792

Red Dirt Rate Card:

HD/SD Mobile KU-band mobile uplink - $2500.00/day*

  • *This package includes 2 paths of HD/SD transmission, all equipment listed on truck spec sheet and operator for 10-hour day.
  • Overtime over 10-hours - $150.00/hour
  • 2nd Truck Engineer (overtime waived with 2nd engineer) - $500.00/day
  • IFB & PL cell lines charged at $1.00/min or flat rate of $25.00/day/line
  • Fuel/Mileage charge one way from Tulsa, OK $1.50/mile (subject to change based on current national fuel prices)