Radio transmitters and related equipment from Harris Corporation will be used to help rebuild the communications infrastructure of Iraq, bringing listeners news and entertainment programming from the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) Radio SAWA, Radio Free Iraq, and Voice of America broadcast services.
The contract, awarded to Harris under the auspices of the BBG International Broadcasting Bureau, includes Harris Quest(TM)-1 1kW FM radio transmitters, Z10FM(TM) 10kW FM radio transmitters, and Z5FM 5kW FM radio transmitters, along with accessories and additional equipment from Orban for various sites in Iraq, including the city of Baghdad.
Harris recently created an Iraq Initiatives Office that pools the products and resources of its five communications businesses to address the business opportunities related to the rebuilding of Iraq.
Harris Corporation is an international communications equipment company focused on providing product, system, and service solutions for government and commercial customers. The company's five operating divisions serve markets for government communications, tactical radio, broadcast, microwave, and network support systems. Harris provides sales and service to customers in more than 150 countries. — (menareport.com)
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