Broadcast Transmission

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Richardson RFPD has been providing products and engineering support to the radio and television broadcast industries for over 60 years, including component selection and design assistance for the Exciter, RF Amplifier, and Power Supply sections of Broadcast Transmitters. In the RF amplifier section, we offer both discrete components and integrated pallet amplifier solutions. Our expertise includes design support for improving the linearity and efficiency of the RF Amplifier by employing Doherty, Adaptive Pre-Distortion, and Envelop Tracking techniques.

Let us help you find the best products and services to meet your broadcast transmitter needs. Click the links below to see what we offer for each Broadcast Transmission sub-application: FM, UHF, & VHF. For other inquiries, please Contact Us.


Richardson RFPD offers deep technical expertise to support the latest products from the leading suppliers in RF & Wireless and Energy Technologies, we are uniquely positioned to help customers meet the challenges of changing markets.

Digital broadcasting is transforming both the television viewing experience and the FM radio listening experience. Along with dramatic improvements in television picture and sound quality, digital broadcast technology also offers viewers more programming choices and a growing number of interactive capabilities.  Our team offers the broadcast engineering expertise necessary to help you select the best solutions.

For more detailed information on this application, please refer to the technical articles and design considerations found in the Technical Resources tab, including:
The Digital Broadcasting Industry Moves Forward

Links for Additional Digital Broadcast Technical Information

Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) -includes organizations from the broadcast, equipment, motion picture, consumer electronics, computer, cable, satellite, and semiconductor industries.

European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI)- produces standards for Information and Communications Technologies (ICT), including fixed, mobile, radio, converged, broadcast and internet.

The National Association of Broadcasters- trade association advancing its members’ interests in the federal government, industry and public affairs; improving quality and profitability; and encouraging content and technology innovation.

Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB) Project- international consortium committed to designing open interoperable standards for the global delivery of digital media and broadcast services.

DVB-H Mobile Broadcast Standard- official Mobile TV website of the DVB Project Office; includes specifications for DVB-H (for battery-powered handheld receivers), DVB-SH (for S-band over hybrid satellite/terrestrial networks) and DVB-IPDC (for IP Datacast).

Broadcast Engineering and Digital Television– publication for management, engineers and technicians at commercial and public TV stations, post-production and recording studios, broadcast networks, cable, telephone and satellite production centers and networks.