ASC Signal 4.9m Satellite Antenna installed for Advantech wireless and Hellas-Sat in Athens.

ASC Signal 4.9m Satellite Antenna installed for Advantech wireless and Hellas-Sat in Athens

A new ASC Signal 4.9m Satellite Antenna was installed in Athens, Greece, for Advantech Wireless and Hellas-Sat.

In June 2019 Skybrokers was contracted to install and commission a new ASC Signal 4.9m Earth Station Antenna for Advantech Wireless in Athens, Greece. The antenna was installed on a mountain with beautiful views over the capital of Greece. Skybrokers installed a new ASC Signal 4.9m Antenna in Athens, Greece and the system was successfully tested and handed over to the client at the end of August 2019.

Athens is with almost 4 million inhabitants, is the 7th largest city in the EU. It is one of the world’s oldest cities with 3,400 years of history! World famous is the Acropolis of Athens, which is the most striking and complete ancient Greek monumental complex still existing in our times. It is situated on a hill with 156m of height that rises in the basin of Athens and is a cultural UNESCO World Heritage site since 1987.

ASC Signal Corporation was part of Communication & Power Industries, Inc. (CPI) and was a multinational manufacturer of high-performance, highly-engineered satellite Earth station, radar and HF antenna systems. ASC Signal customers included international broadcasters and Fortune 500 companies, as well as military and government organizations. ASC Signal was leader through design innovation that capitalizes on a more than 40-year heritage of engineering creativity and excellence.

In 2020 CPI sold the ASC Signal Antenna division to Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. CPI had acquired GDSatcom Technologies in 2019, but the U.S. Justice Department required CPI to divest its ASC Signal Division since there would be a monopoly on the antenna business in the USA.

Roots go back to 1937, when Victor J. ‘Doc’ Andrew founded a company near Midway Airport inn Chicago that made radio-broadcasting equipment. During World War II, the company broadened its product line, manufacturing communications gear and cable for the military. After the war, Andrew made antennas, cables, and connectors.