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There are two RDS Forum Members that manufacture RDS encoders: 2wcom, and WorldCast Systems (formerly Auditem/Aztec). They all use the UECP (Universal Encoder Communication Protocol) and thus a mix of these encoders can be used in the same transmitter network.

2wcom

For more than 25 years 2wcom has been an established manufacturer and worldwide supplier of professional broadcast products in the fields of FM, RDS, complete RDS-Networks consisting out of RDS Encoder and fully featured FM/RDS Monitoring Decoder, complete DVB-S/S2 Satellite Systems and DVB-T Monitoring equipment, complete DAB+ distribution systems, Audio over IP and MPX over E1/IP distribution. The national broadcasters ARD, Media Broadcast Germany, TDF France, ORF, Swisscom, Telenor/Norkring, MediaCorp Singapore, Clear Channel USA, ABC Australia, CBC Radio Canada, and Danish Radio, Nokia/NAVTEQ and Rohde&Schwarz do rely on 2wcom products.

WorldCast Systems / Audemat

Audemat, a member of the WorldCast Systems group, is a pioneer in RDS technology and has played an active role in the RDS Forum since its inception. With over 12,000 units sold, these RDS encoders are used by broadcasters on every continent throughout the world. From the industry standard FMB80 through to the low-cost 'Silver' line of encoders, these products are compatible with all major automation software brands, offer high quality and spectral purity and are designed for continuous on-air operation.