Broadcasting throughout Ohio, Pennsylvania, Michigan, New York, West Virginia, Indiana and Kentucky...


First Call UPLinks is a full service mobile satellite uplink company with in-depth experience in breaking news, sports, special events, satellite media tours and corporate production.

HD/SD Satellite Transmission
Satellite Media Tours
Mobile Editing
Video News Releases
Satellite Uplinks and Downlinks
Live or Videotaped Television Production
Breaking News
Broadcast Trucks
International News
Crew Coordination
Sporting Events
Transportable Uplink
Satellite Corporate Teleconferencing
Satellite Production Trucks
Producers and Directors
Satellite Space Segments

We presently operate 3 fully redundant transportable satellite uplink trucks. All 3 trucks are HD/SD KU digital and 2 are ESPN certified. They are all capable of MPEG-2 or MPEG-4 with Adtek encoders. Each truck is also capable of providing a 3rd path HD in MPEG2 with Ericsson (Tandberg) Encoders.

Broadcast veterans staff these satellite trucks and consider every detail of equipment and service. Our digital encoders can transmit to any Ericcson (Tandberg), Tiernan, or Wegner receivers, with no polarity restrictions. In addition, the encoders support both 4:2:2 and 4:2:0 video compression formats and up to 16 channels of embedded audio.

Our satellite uplink and production client list includes ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX, ESPN, CNN, MSNBC, Fox News Channel, Fox Sports, CBS Sports, ABC Sports, Versus, NBC Sports, CNBC, The Weather Channel, NFL Network, NHK, Al Jazeera, BBC, C-Span, Golf Channel, PBS, as well as Fortune 500 companies and icons in the entertainment industry.

Need satellite time? We can provide satellite space segments for your event at the most competitive rates. Need a crew? No problem! We have producers, directors, camera operators and sound technicians along with multiple production packages that can provide support for any assignment. Make us your First Call for your most challenging project.

TELEVISION PRODUCTION CREW SUPPORT...Massaro Productions, Inc., our sister company, is a full service location, studio and post- production facility, offering a full complement of multiple crews, producers, directors, and video broadcast equipment to handle any project. Massaro Productions is also the first call in the region for breaking news and sports, as well as documentaries for all the major networks. First Call UPLinks and Massaro Productions work together providing a total communications solution!


Our knowledgeable and talented staff offers over 100 years of combined experience, enabling us to provide you with superior quality services to satisfy all of your mobile satellite transmission and production crew needs. If you demand the best, make us your First Call!


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First Call UPLinks
8433 South Ave. Bldg. 1, Suite 3 - Poland, Ohio 44514
Fax: 330.726.1914 Toll Free: 1.800.951.6707