WICHITA, Kansas—Cobham AvComm, an industry-leading provider of RF Test Systems, was selected by WBL Services to provide Radio Communication testing and monitoring for the NFL’s Big Game. The critical voice and data RF communication systems operated flawlessly during the game on February 5, 2017.

The Cobham 3920B was used to ensure that critical radio communication utilized during the game by the teams, and supporting ground operations, were not subject to interference. In addition, the 3920B was also used to provide test capabilities to ensure that radios utilized at the event met strict performance criteria to ensure proper operation during the game. The 3920B was deployed on site to monitor RF communications from a variety of radio technologies, including legacy analog systems and new digital DMR and NXDN™ Radio Systems. The 3920B was specifically selected due to the system’s ability to monitor and analyze new digital radio communication technologies. The seamless performance of the radio networks during the game proved that having advanced digital RF test and monitoring capabilities on site during the game can enhance the overall experience for both fans and businesses.

WBL Services provides communications services and gear to large-scale venues domestically and globally, meeting the technology needs of over 170 annual events. WBL offers diverse network designs, supplying cutting-edge telecommunications services and support for CenturyLink Field and Event Center in Seattle, WA.

“We appreciate the NFL for putting trust in Cobham AvComm to ensure that the critical voice communications during the game operated as expected,” said Ryan Panos, Senior Vice President and General Manager for Cobham AvComm. “Our digital radio test systems deliver proven test and monitoring capabilities for critical communication systems around the world. The 3920B provided the test capabilities needed to ensure reliable RF communications that were critical to supporting this massive event.”

Cobham AvComm provides cutting-edge RF test capabilities for new digital radio and land mobile radio communications. AvComm also provides industry leading test solutions for airborne avionics and RF systems and is part of Cobham’s Communication and Connectivity sector.

About Cobham
Cobham protects lives and livelihoods with its differentiated technology and know-how, operating with a deep insight into customer needs and agility. The Group offers an innovative range of technologies and services to solve challenging problems in harsh environments across commercial, defence and security markets, from deep space to the depths of the ocean, specialising in meeting the growing demand for data, connectivity and bandwidth.

About Cobham AvComm
Improving your operational efficiency with faster on-site test solutions.

We are a global leader in avionics, communications and synthetic test, monitoring and control for commercial, government and military applications.
Our integrated, portable solutions enable our customers to carry out simultaneous testing on-site, reducing downtime of mission critical platforms and increasing operational efficiency.

FOR PRINT AND ONLINE RELEASE: March 29, 2017
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Cobham AvComm
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