For over fifteen years National Public Radio has controlled and managed its entire satellite network radio broadcasts with an application built by Chesapeake Computer Group with FairCom's database technology. This system controls audio routing switchers, makes contact closures for tape recording machine starts and On-Air and Warning lights, controls transmitter parameters, digital audio storage systems and other devices required to operate its broadcasting network.
FairCom's technology provides the performance and stability required to capture and process the data used to operate and control an international satellite communications system. An application such as this requires absolute assurance that its database will provide the accuracy, data integrity, stability and performance required by the most demanding mission-critical embedded technology. In addition, FairCom's portability and scalability has allowed the NPR broadcast network to expand and move into the full international position it occupies today, providing radio network programming to every US military facility and many other international organizations world wide.