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Fixed VHF - Installations

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Diesel power generation


Many VHF and microwave relay stations were installed in the middle of nowhere and often where there was no mains power available.  The use of diesel generators therefore was a must have and Mick Ford, a Marconi diesel engineer, documented many of his experiences in a paper entitled “Diesel Engine Power for Microwave Relay Systems”.


For further information on this paper and its author please click here.



Index of fixed VHF installations



Date  System and description  Details 
1960  National communications network for Nigeria primarily for telephone and data traffic.  The contract covered the supply, installation and on-going maintenance.   here 










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