Kintronic Labs recently shipped a behemoth Low Frequency (LF) Loading Coil for the U.S. Navy’s Naval Information Warfare Center (NIWC) Pacific. The sheer size of this LF coil is impressive in itself, at 12 and a half feet tall with a 60-inch internal diameter. There is also a 3-1/8” copper corona ring positioned on top […]
Radio Stations KHKA 1500kHz and KLHT 1040kHz have a brand new transmitting site and diplexing equipment thanks to the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART). Since the old site was directly in the path of the new elevated rail system that has been under construction on Oahu for some time, HART was required to pay […]
Kintronic Labs is dedicated to providing a high-quality product as well as high-quality customer service, and part of that is factory pre-tuning every system that leaves our facility. KTL recently provided an Antenna Tuning Unit for CBC’s CHAK-AM based in Inuvik, Northwestern Territories. It is installations like this one that remind us why the pre-tuning […]
Kintronic President Tom King reviewing Kintronic Labs AM antenna system products and services with CBC engineers in Montreal, Quebec.
Kintronic recently supplied a custom AM/Medium Wave Balun to KJNP-AM 1170 kHz, beaming from the arctic outpost of North Pole, Alaska. KJNP is in the process of replacing their 425′ tower, which has been in place since they began broadcasting 50 years ago. They will use this AM/Medium Wave Balun from Kintronic to broadcast from […]
Kintronic will be introducing a line of FM Dummy Loads at the NAB Show this year. These Forced Air-Cooled FM Dummy Loads range in operating power from 5 to 75 kW, with a peak envelope power (PEP) of up to twice the average power rating. Painted in the signature Kintronic blue, our FM loads range in […]
Transworld Radio Bonaire officially completed its Power Up project on January 30th with a formal dedication ceremony of the new transmitter and antenna system. TWR is now operating the most powerful transmitter in the Western hemisphere! It is coming in loud and clear in Key West, Florida, demonstrating that the Power Up project is […]
The latest location to be lighting up the airwaves with a KTL antenna system is the most exotic place yet – Christmas Island in the group of South Pacific islands comprising the Republic of Kiribati. Kintronic was able to supply the complete antenna system to the Kiribati government station Radio Kiribati. The whole system includes […]
Early this year Kintronic supplied Canada’s Trafalgar Broadcasting with ATUs, filter cabinets and a new phasor to facilitate the diplexing of AM stations CJMR and CJYE in Oakville, Ontario. It was a unique situation in that the ATU buildings were very small, requiring their roofs to be removed in order to lower the ATU and […]
We are one step closer to the completion of the WMAL WSPZ diplexing project, as our team wrapped up the installation of the WMAL 4-tower DA-1 open panel and shelf phasor and other accessories in the new Kintronic-supplied prefab concrete transmitter building last week. Next stop: Germantown, Maryland, for the final installation, tuning and commissioning.