Transition to Antenna Controllers

When HBO introduced “scrambling” in early 1986, the C-Band home satellite industry took a nosedive.¬† It was at this time that Harris contacted Paul and Mike about building an “8097A antenna assistant” to be combined with a Vertex DMK mobile antenna and 7031 antenna controller.¬† In 1987, Research Concepts added the components to move motors to the 8097A and the RC8097B Antenna Controller was born.