As Part of an overall upgrade of the bespoke communication systems at Bristol Airport NATS, in partnership with Systems Interface Ltd, will replace the airport's Voice Communication System (VCS) to provide a clear and effective solution for current and future technical requirements.

The Frequentis 3020X VCS is fully redundant, providing flexible integration of existing analogue and digital radio infrastructure and offers a multitude of interfaces to external systems. Designed for IP radio and telephone connectivity the VCS 3020X is fully compliant to the ED-137B EUROCAE standard.

NATS will project manage the overall upgrade programme with support from Systems Interface who will deliver, install and commission the Frequentis 3020X as a key element of the project.

Systems Interface are a leading ATM systems integrator and have been successfully delivering turnkey control tower, navigational aids and meteorology systems projects in the UK and overseas for more than 15 years.

Phil Heaney, technical Director at Systems Interface, said, "We are delighted to be working in partnership with NATS on such a prestigious contract. Our long and successful relationship with Frequentis AG, includes the delivery of many 3020X VCS systems to UK airports, ensures that NATS and Bristol Airport have the best possible technical and commercial solution available for this project".



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