Dual GPS Clock ensures broadcast network synchronization.

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Epsilon Dual GPS Clock® incorporates technology required to ensure maximum and permanent reliability of synchronization. Housed in 19 in./1U chassis, fully redundant product switches between clocks with no phase jump and features local or remote (IP) monitoring. Based on dual OCXO oscillators and fitted with dual ac/dc power supply, receivers track up to 12 satellites each, with external reference backed up at 10 MHz or 1 pps.



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Epsilon Dual GPS Clock from Tekelec Ensures a Highly Reliable Digital Terrestrial Broadcast Networks Synchronization



Chicago, October 13, 2004

The Synchronization Division of Tekelec Systèmes (Martec) unveiled a fully redundant version of its Epsilon GPS Clock this September at IBC in Amsterdam. This equipment has been developed specifically to meet the needs of SFN (Iso frequency) terrestrial digital audio and TV broadcasters. The Epsilon Dual GPS will prove particularly relevant to radio & TV broadcast network managers, digital radio & TV equipment suppliers, and radio & TV integrators.

Epsilon DUAL GPS Clock provides all the technology required to ensure maximum and permanent reliability of synchronization, from the SFN adapters of head-end terminals to high and low power transmitters and local repeaters. The 19"/1U chassis of the Epsilon Dual GPS Clock® allows for easy installation into racks. As an other user-friendly feature, an IP interface for monitoring via the Internet is provided.

The Epsilon Dual GPS receivers track up to 12 satellites each, with external reference backed up at 10MHz or 1pps. They are based on dual OCXO oscillators and fitted with dual AC/DC power supply. Switching between clocks occurs with no phase jump, and the receivers' accuracy to UTC is +/- 35 ns peak to peak. Other features include 6 x 10MHz and 6 x 1pps phased locked outputs, fast warm-up, local or remote (IP) monitoring, alarm dry relay, and optional NTP output.

About Tekelec:

With 18 years experience creating OEM Time & Frequency customized solutions, Tekelec is an industry leader building smart carrier networks through an innovative combination of signaling, switching, and applications. The company's customers include telecommunications carriers, network service providers, and contact center operators.

For further information, please contact:

Tekelec Systèmes
Corporate contact:
Florise.breiner@martec.fr
tekelec-systemes.com

or

FRENCH TECHNOLOGY PRESS OFFICE
205 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 3740
Chicago, IL 60601
Tel: (312) 327-5260
Fax: (312) 327-5261
E-mail: contact.ftpo@ubifrance.fr

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