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Southern Avionics Announces New NDB Training Opportunities

NDB Training Class

This year, Southern Avionics Company is excited to announce two different NDB training courses hosted in Houston, Texas, USA.

Conveniently scheduled around the annual OTC in May, Southern Avionics Company will host a two day course beginning May 1st, 2014. This seminar is focused on the overall familiarization with SAC's NDBs. During the seminar, attendees will receive Technical Training from SAC Authorized Instructors, attend informative lectures, detailed demonstrations, and get hands on time with the latest Southern Avionics Equipment.

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Quality and Longevity of SAC's NDB

PC-1000 Antenna Coupler

At Southern Avionics Company we pride ourselves on the quality and longevity of our products. Today we manufacture and assemble our transmitters in the same place we started over 51 years ago.  Our transmitters have a notoriously long lifespan, and our customers request support documentation on a regular basis. In some cases, the requests are for manuals for systems 10, 20, 30 plus years old.  Here are two of our recent favorites.

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In-Band Frequency Change: SA vs SE Series

NDB transmitter

With the introduction of the SE Series NDB Transmitters there have been some questions about how the new series compares with the older SA Series.

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NDB Improvements: SA vs. SE


Southern Avionics is committed to continually improving our products and services. We have recently added an Online Store, a new Client Support Site with numerous resources for our customers and we added a new NAVTEX product line and extended our DGPS transmitter line. SAC is also moving on to our next generation of Non-Directional Beacon Transmitters, the SE Series.

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NDB System Training with our Visitors from Indonesia

SAC NDB training

Over the Thanksgiving holidays, we had 13 visitors from Indonesia visit our headquarters here in Beaumont, TX. We gave them a small tour of Southeast Texas and had a great time!

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NDBs: Why You Should Invest in SAC's Products (Part 2)

Our antenna in Angola

Welcome back to Part 2 of this blog on why you should invest in SAC's NDBs and related equipment.

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NDBs: Why You Should Invest in SAC's Products (Part 1)



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Product Spotlight: SE Series NDB Transmitters

NDB Transmitter

Latest and Greatest from SAC:

SE Series 125-Watt NDB Transmitter

The SAC Team would like to introduce to our blog readers one of our most prized possessions. Here is the SE125 NDB Transmitter from the SE Series!

Here is a quick run down of its features:
  • 125-Watt carrier powerProgrammable for any frequency from 190-650 KHz
  • Optionally Programmable from 650 to 1250 kHz and 1500 to 1800 kHz

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What is an NDB or Non-Directional Beacon?

air navigation, marine navigation,automatic direction finder,directional beacon,directional beacons,ndb,ndbs,non directional beacon,non directional beacons

What is an NDB?

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Welcome to the Southern Avionics NDB and DGPS Blog

NDB, DGPS, Marine Navigation, Aircarft Navigation, Non-Directional Beacon, Differential GPS Reference Station

Welcome to the Southern Avionics Company corporate blog.  Southern Avionics is a recognized leader in the field of navigational transmitters such as low frequency Non-Directional Radio Beacons and DGPS Reference Station Transmitters.

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