Universal Satellite Communications, Inc.
Universal Satellite Communications, Inc.

ESPN Super Bowl

January 17-27, 2003  Super Bowl XXXVII coverage live from San Diego, CA.

UniSat had the honor of working with two of the leading sports broadcast networks at Super Bowl XXXVII in San Diego, CA.  Fox Sports Net utilized UniSat’s TES 2 Digital Satellite Production Unit for complete services for the network’s Best Damn Sports Show Period.  Production for the weeklong series of shows was done from the San Diego Broadway Pier. Equipment complement included: 5 Ikegami HL59W Triax camera systems, 4 Sony A500 Digital Betacam Recorders, Jib camera system, complete engineering support for FOX Sports compound.
UniSat’s KU TES 1 uplink truck supplied Analog and Digital (4:2:2) transmission for ESPN’s Sports Center, NFL Sunday Pre Show and NFL Tonight shows carried live from The Embarcadero. UniSat also worked with Starwest Satellite to supply a 4.5 meter C/KU-Band earth station on site for broadcast quality down linking for integration into ESPN's programming.