ATU Upgrade for WPLI 1390kHz

How much difference can an ATU upgrade make for a station’s performance? A LOT, when you look at this case in point, WPLI-AM in Lynchburg, VA. Owned by Mel Wheeler, Inc., WPLI was in desperate need of a replacement for their old Raytheon ATU (that information alone says how old it is). For some background, […]

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DL-450WP-618EIA 450kW AM Dummy Load

Large Medium Wave Project for the Thai Government

In May of 2019, we received the official order for a project in partnership with Loxley Public Company Ltd., a system integrator in Thailand, to design and manufacture a 3-tower, 400kW phasing and matching system for the Thailand Public Relations Department (PRD). This was a team effort of the Kintronic engineering and production staff and […]

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Thilafushi MW Site

AM Transmission Site in Paradise

We wrapped up the year 2019 with the completion of a new Medium Wave transmission site on the remote island of Thilafushi in the Republic of the Maldives under a contract with Radio Frequency Systems (RFS) Australia. Initially this looks like an ordinary tower site on a beach, but Thilafushi is actually a man-made island […]

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CHAK Installation

KTL Nails Pre-Tune, Saving Engineer from Extreme North Pole Temps

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 […]

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KJNP Standby Antenna ATU

Kintronic in the North Pole

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 […]

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WHAG ATU and WP Phasor

KTL Fabricates Custom-Designed Phasor for WHAG

The talented machinists and engineers at Kintronic Labs cranked out another custom-designed order, this one a weatherproof phasor designed by consulting engineer Clarence Beverage for Alpha Media station WHAG-AM in Halfway, Maryland. According to Alpha’s Director of Engineering, Mike Everhart, the original WHAG phasor was destroyed in a fire that also took out the building […]

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WMAL WSPZ Phasor Installed in Prefab TX Building

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.

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