Let’s see, pondered the technician, scratching his chin, shall I carry this… and this… and this… and this… to the satellite installation job and subsequent check of the video conferencing system? Or shall I just take the MSK-125? Hmmm…

MSK-125 TV Signal Analyzer

The appeal of the Kathrein/Schomandl MSK 125 signal meter begins with its versatility. It is a multi-standard spectrum analyzer, a MER/BER analyzer, a satellite meter, and a terrestrial, cable and audio measurement device. With all of that, it is portable and durable. For satellite installation, its SatFinder uses acoustic signaling to quickly align a dish with a beamed signal.

For cable work, the MSK-125 analyzes and sorts DVB-C, DVB-S/S2 and T/H signals. Digital metering is not a problem either: It just as easily implements MPEG-4 decoding and measures HDTV and FM-SAT radio transmissions. LBA Technology is partnering with German RF equipment manufacturer Kathrein Group to bring this useful state-of-the-art meter to the western hemisphere.

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LBA Group

LBA Group, Inc. has 50 years of experience in providing RF asset solutions and risk management for industrial and telecommunications infrastructure assets. The group is comprised of LBA Technology, a leading manufacturer and integrator of radio frequency systems, lightning protection, and EMC equipment for broadcast, industrial and government users worldwide; the professional engineering consultancy Lawrence Behr Associates, and LBA University, providing on-site and online professional training. The companies are based in Greenville, N.C., USA.

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