New Hong Kong Airport Radio Communications Contract

March 27, 1995
MELBOURNE, FL -- The Hong Kong Civil Aviation Department has awarded Harris Corporation a $3.5 million (U.S.) contract to provide an air-to-ground high-frequency radio system for the new Chek Lap Kok Airport.

Harris' RF Communications Division, Rochester, New York, was awarded the contract to design and integrate the HF radio system, which will provide primary air-to-ground HF communications and meteorological information broadcasts for controllers and pilots at the airport. Harris also will supervise the installation and provide technical and other support.

The equipment will be installed at three major sites: the Chek Lap Kok Airport, Cape D'Aguilar Transmitter Station, and the Mount Butler Receiver Station. The system is scheduled to be installed and operational by May 1996.

The new Harris-designed system will include HF transmitters, receivers, antennas, selective calling encoders, uninterruptable power systems and the Harris RF 7700 Remote Control and Supervisory System. The RF-7700 will beused for remote control and monitoring of HF systems and other external equipment. A master controller will be located at the airport site, alongwith six operator consoles and one supervisory console.

Harris RF Communications Division is a world leader in the design, manufacture, installation and support of advanced HF, VHF and UHF radio equipment, digital video imaging transmission systems, turnkey systems, COMSEC and INFOSEC systems and networks. The division is ISO 9001 registered.

Harris Corporation, with worldwide sales of more than $3.3 billion, isfocused on four major businesses: electronic systems, semiconductors, communications and Lanier Worldwide office equipment.

EDITORS NOTE: For further information, contact John Cicotta, Harris RF Communications Division, at 716/242-3926.