Kaegiswil, Switzerland, February 27, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- Stratxx Holding AG, STAX has recently announced that it has launched a new tethered Airship the “X Tower.” The airship is designed to carry telecommunications and broadcast payloads.
The team recently carried out a successful longevity test on its unique X-Tower communications airship platform. The Airship successfully flew for the scheduled 23 Days while only using 20 watts of power. The airship broadcasted 12 digital television and two FM radio channels for the entire 23 day flight.
At a height of 1000m from ground level, the platform withstood airspeeds exceeding 65 mph.
With this new proven technology Stratxx has demonstrated that it can and will proceed with its next development of the “X Station” a high altitude platform.
Kamal Alavi, Stratxx CEO added, “X Tower is the first airship that has successfully proven that digital TV and radio transmissions can be broadcasted from an airship over a long period of time. In addition Statxx has clearly tested and proven that far less energy is required to broadcast in this manor versus current conventional methods.”
Stratxx has proven that with much less energy currently used in conventional fixed antennas, a single X Tower can broadcast to a ground footprint of 100km.
Stratxx is proud to that this is the first time a tethered airship has been used successfully in a broadcasting capacity at altitude.
Stratxx Next flight will be at 5000 meters above sea level.