Installation of an Andrew 7.6m antenna for North Telecom in Usingen, Germany.

Installation of an Andrew 7.6m antenna for North Telecom in Usingen, Germany

Skybrokers delivered and installed an used Andrew 7.6m DBS-band antenna to North Telecom in Usingen, Germany. The Earth Station Antenna installation was performed by a two member installation team and was successfully finished mid October 2020.

Due to the urgency we performed the antenna refurbishment on site prior to the installation of an Andrew 7.6m antenna for North Telecom in Usingen, Germany. We provided new motors and gearboxes, new limits and resolver kits and the original MCU/tracking box was tested and reconfigured. The antenna panels and de-icing enclosure were cleaned prior to installation and we replaced the hardware kit for the Walton full reflector de-icing.

North Telecom is a satellite service provider and is headquartered in Dubai, UAE. The company, with Teleport facilities is Malaysia, Singapore, Italy and Germany (Usingen), specializes in providing satellite communication/ICT services and solutions. North Telecom’s service portfolio offers innovative and reliable communication solutions to the Energy, Maritme and Media companies as well as Humanitarian organizations and Telco’s.

Andrew Corporation was the owner of Andrew Satellite Communications business and in 2001 formed into ASC Signal Corporation that was acquired by CPI in September 2015. ASC Signal was integrated into the CPI Antenna Systems Division as of 2017 when in 2020 the ASC Signal Antenna division was sold to Kratos Defense & SecurityCPI 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.

Skybrokers offers for over 10 years Andrew Satellite Earth Station Antennas, new as well as used. We can provide turnkey solutions, refurbishment and upgrades. We supported several clients with new and used antennas, such as the Andrew 3.7mAndrew 4.5m and Andrew 4.6mAndrew 5.6mAndrew 7.3mAndrew 7.6m and Andrew 9.3m.