SITTI on the Equator

- Milan, Italy.

Equatorial Guinea is a small State on the African equator, between Camerun and Gabon. This country is divided into two main areas, one on the main African Continent and the rest being an island with the its capital, Malabo. Through AGSTP (Aeronautical Ground System Turnkey Provider), SITTI has been asked to provide a VoIP (Voice over IP) VCS system (Voice Communication System) for the international airport in Bata, on the continental African side.

Bata is an important city, where the combination of its harbour and airport creates an important sinergy for the development of this young State, allowing transportation of good and persons to and from the inland.

The VCS system provided by SITTI belongs to the benouned MULTIFONO family of systems used worldwide for the efficient management of Air Traffic Control tasks over the country. The VCS system fulfils all most advanced requirements set by the EUROCAE ED137 standard that defines the way the VoIP protocol shall be used in the Air Traffic Management/Control (ATM/ATC) field.

Ergonomic and state-of-the-art Controller Working Positions (CWPs) allow local controller to interface to radio, telephone and intercom connections for providing flight instructions to pilots and coordinating with other controllers at the same or remote sites, through analogue and VoIP-standard links. In addition to the VCS system and its ancillary equipment, a duplicated GPS master clock system is also being provided by SITTI.



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