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. Two trucks are HD/SD KU digital and ESPN certified. Our third truck is triple path SD with fully redundant systems. Truck 1 is capable of MPEG-2 or MPEG-4 with Adtek encoders and Truck III is MPEG-2 with Ericcson (Tandberg) encoders and receivers. These satellite trucks are staffed by broadcast veterans who 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.

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, CNBC, The Weather Channel, Court TV, NHK, 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 80 years of 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