RFI designed and supplied a discreet enhanced coverage solution in one of the world’s most iconic buildings.
The Sydney Opera House is one of the world’s most famous landmarks and performing arts complexes, with over 8 million people visiting the precinct every year. With thousands of performances also taking place every year, the building requires arobust radio communications system capable of handling the large operational and public safety requirements. RFI was tasked to design, supply, test and commission a radio rebroadcast system inside the Sydney Opera House. The system is designed to ensure consistent and reliable coverage throughout the entire building and to eliminate the potential for radio coverage black-spots.
The RFI designed system ensures consistent and reliable coverage throughout the building for critical services, such as Opera House security, operational staff as well as ambulance and fire.
- Building wide coverage solution including concert halls, training rooms, backstage areas, loading docks and maintenance tunnels.
- Due to the unique architectural design of the Opera House, there were limited opportunities to mount on ceilings and walls. A discrete solution was required to maintain building aesthetics. EME Signal/RF signal testing was performed in 80 internal test points throughout the Opera House to ensure the solution met the stringent standards.
- Specialised design to address the uniqueness of the building
- With thousands of performance also taking place the building requires a robust radio communications system capable of handling the large operational and public safety requirements.
- Delivered on time-system tested and commissioned before New Year’s Eve Celebrations.