Rohde & Schwarz Delivers New FM Transmitter to Grupo Massa in São Paulo

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Rohde & Schwarz has delivered a new FM radio transmitter to Grupo Massa in São Paulo, Brazil. The transmitter is part of a major upgrade plan of Massa FM. Grupo Massa selected a 40 kW THR9 FM transmitter from Rohde & Schwarz. This design provides unrivalled energy efficiency and high-power density, providing a complete system in a single rack.

It fits seamlessly into the Massa FM infrastructure, accepting the station’s MPX over AES input, and is readily upgradable in future, including the addition of HD Radio when required. 

Adding to the sustainability credentials of the transmitter, the THR9 has a 100% liquid-cooled amplifier. This moves heat away to the outside, eliminating excessive heat generation in the transmitter room and therefore the need for powerful air conditioning. The design philosophy of the THR9 transmitter line is to achieve the most efficient use of energy end-to-end, thereby significantly reducing the carbon impact of the broadcaster as well as controlling power costs.