Winegard Secures Mexico Homologation Certification For WX Series VSAT Antenna Systems and Controllers


International Declarations of Conformity for VSAT Products Now Covers Four Continents

BURLINGTON, Iowa – (March 11, 2013) – Winegard's WX1200 VSAT antenna system and controller have received Mexico Homologation certification by the Mexican Electronic Standardization and Certification organization. This two-part approval includes certification for both the NOM electric safety label and NYCE for the telecommunication radio frequency component issued through COFETEL (Mexican Federal Commission of Telecommunications).

Winegard manufactures a family of rugged VSAT (very small aperture terminal) satellite communications systems that are deployed around the globe. Winegard's VSAT products are known for being rugged and highly dependable, while offering strong value pricing.

Mexico Homologation indicates the Winegard products are compliant with regulations for electric and electronic telecommunication products sold in Mexico. It means that the Winegard VSAT products comply with applicable electromagnetic interference (EMI) and electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) requirements.

With this approval, these VSAT antennas now hold CE (European Union), GOST-R (Russian commonwealth), Peru Homologation (portions of South America), C-Tick (Australia and New Zealand) and Mexico Homologation certifications for international use. Those approvals include all, or parts of, South America, Australia, Europe and North America.

These VSAT systems are primarily deployed for remote oil and gas exploration locations, as well as on emergency, disaster recovery and satellite news gathering vehicles, tour buses and various types of trailers for maximum reliability in extreme environments.

Thousands of Winegard VSAT systems and controllers are operational worldwide, including the countries of Canada, United Arab Emirates, South Africa, Nigeria, Egypt, Iraq, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Scotland, Germany, Columbia, Mexico and Russia.

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In a highly competitive global economy, Winegard continues to lead its industry through the integration of advanced production technologies and lean manufacturing.

About Winegard
Winegard Company is a respected world leader in the design and manufacture of innovative antenna products for satellite and terrestrial communications. Since its founding in 1954, Winegard's pioneering solutions have shaped the industry for home, recreational vehicle (RV), truck, marine, medical and automotive antennas. The company's 2-way VSAT antennas provide real-time broadband solutions for extreme and remote environments in support of the oil and gas industries, as well as military and emergency response teams. Winegard is a privately-owned company that designed the first residential multi-channel TV antenna for the U.S. It has designed more than 1,000 antenna models and does custom antenna design and development work. To learn more about Burlington, Iowa-based Winegard, visit http://www.winegard.com or call 800-288-8094.



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