On July 26, 2011 LBA received the visit of Engineers Eric Garza, Olivia Falcon and Ramon Baca of Multivision of Monterrey Mexico who as part of the Tour of Factories organized by LBA Representative 305 Broadcast Inc previously visited the Wheatstone Factory in New Bern NC and continued their visit to the LBA facilities in Greenville NC.  Lawrence Behr CEO and Chris Horne Chief Technical Engineer welcomed the visitors and Javier Castillo Director of Broadcast Sales gave them a presentation about our  product lines and show them our factory where they were able to see a current production of a diplexer system bound for a client in Mexico.  Eng. Baca mentioned that he has installed 3 of LBA Tunipole Antennas in Mexico.

Due to the good relations of LBA Technology with the folks at Voice of America it was possible to organize a visit to VOA site B where Eric, Olivia and Ramon were given a tour of the facilities by Macon Dail . The visitors were able to observe first hand the  250 kW and 500 kW short wave transmitters  that VOA uses to broadcast to the rest of the world using 39 shortwave antennas installed in a 2,800 acres field.

Eric Garza, Olivia Falcon y Ramon Baca en la planta de LBA Technology
Eric Garza, Olivia Falcon and Ramon Baca at LBA
Macon Dail mostrando el interior de uno de los transmisores Continental de 250 kW
Macon Dail showing the interior of one of the Continental 250 kW transmitters
Ramon Baca posando delante de una parte de las líneas de transmisión
Ramon Baca in front of a portion of the transmission lines
Transmisor de 500 kW el mas nuevo de la flota fabricado en 1985
500 kW transmitter made in 1985

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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 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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