DTC provide extensive RF capabilities for European Athletics Championships 2016

David Davis

11th July 2016

July 6-10 saw the cream of the world’s athletics community descend on Amsterdam for the 2016 European Athletics Championships. Whilst NOS served as the host broadcaster and United provided the core broadcast facilities, Broadcast Rental handled the extensive RF requirements.

More than 330 crew members worked on the event, which took place at a variety of locations throughout the city, including the Olympic Stadium, Museum Square and Vondel Park.

At the Olympic Park, the RF infrastructure delivered multilateral 6-way diversity capabilities with Domo PRO-RXD receivers. Specific equipment used included: Sony PDW P1 steady-cams, with Domo H.264 transmitters and Videosys camera control; one Movi Rig with Canon C300, with Domo Solo Nano transmitter and camera control developed in-house by Broadcast Rental); one Sony PDW P1 in Flyline, with Domo H 264 transmitters and Videosys camera control; and one Sony HDC-2500, with Domo H 264 transmitters and Videosys camera control.

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About Broadcast Rental,

Broadcast Rental is an international broadcast hire specialist based in the Netherlands, servicing the needs of professionals all around the world. Founded in 2009 by Geert Paul Slee, Broadcast Rental has evolved into a leading provider of RF equipment, EVS workflows, flight pack systems, (ultra)slow motion cameras, and special camera solutions. Recently Broadcast Rental has been involved in international events such as Olympics, international football, MTV Europe Music Awards etc. For more information, please visit www.broadcastrental.com

About Videosys,

Videosys Broadcast designs and manufactures products for the film, TV and AV industries. The core team has worked as broadcast engineers on some of the world’s biggest shows, which now translates into its products and working practices. For more information, please visit: www.videosys.tv

About Domo Tactical Communications

Domo Tactical Communications (formally Cobham TCS) is at the forefront of wireless broadcast communication technologies. DTC has developed its cutting edge technologies for the broadcast market providing real technical and operational benefits to newsgathering, live production, and other high profile applications in solutions that empower users to broadcast without boundaries.

A world-class supplier of wireless links globally and a leader in the MPEG4 wireless technology revolution, DTC offers high-quality, DVB-T low-delay broadcast transmitter/receiver systems and IP solutions designed specifically for electronic news gathering, outside broadcast, satellite newsgathering, motor and extreme sports coverage, portable field monitoring and video assist applications.

Backed by more than 50 years’ valuable experience of transmitting and receiving information in difficult electronic environments in the military and surveillance market, DTC’s broadcast portfolio benefits from the ultra-high build quality and ruggedness these products require.

To contact us by phone, please select one of the following regional offices:

  • + 1 800 665 4648

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  • + 44 (0) 1489 566 750

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  • +61 408 695 168

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