Douglas, Isle of Man, 22nd May, 2017 – The Satellite Interference Reduction Group (IRG) today announced that Novella SatComs has become a member of the group.

Novella SatComs is an established supplier of high performance RF equipment and solutions for satellite earth stations and CATV systems. Founded in 1997 by Dr. Ventura Rufino and Bill Dransfield, Novella SatComs is based in the outskirts of Leeds City. Over the past 20 years, the company has designed and manufactured a wide range of equipment for satellite stations world-wide, serving many high-profile customers including the BBC, BT and the UK, USA and French MoD’s.

“Satellite interference is a serious issue which looks set to become even harder to solve and prevent,” commented Dr. Rufino, CEO, Novella SatComs. “We’re very excited to have joined IRG and look forward to participating in the group’s latest initiatives and events.”

“It’s very pleasing that Novella SatComs has become a member of IRG,” added Martin Coleman, Executive Director, IRG. “The only way we can hope to combat the problem of interference is for all those with a stake in the satellite industry to work together as one and quality RF equipment is key! IRG is a great facilitator of this goal.”

Novella SatComs will be exhibiting at CommunicAsia between the 23rd and 25th of May at stand 1Q3-11. To arrange a meeting, please contact Novella SatComs.

IRG will also be hosting an interference mitigation tour at the show. For more information, or to register, please head to the website.

For more details about membership, please email

About the Satellite Interference Reduction Group

The Satellite Interference Reduction Group (IRG) is a leading organization working to reduce satellite frequency interference. It comprises a Task Force covering topics such as Carrier ID, ASI, Geolocation, Intentional and VSAT Interference. In addition, our EUI group continues to ensure the broadcasters voice is part of the interference conversation. The Group’s membership is comprised of satellite operators, users, uplinkers, service providers, equipment vendors and other organizations with a stake in combating radio frequency interference. For more information, please visit

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