Richardson Electronics serves the traditional terrestrial broadcast markets as well as satellite communication markets.

Terrestrial Broadcasting:

Our combination of timely service, competitive pricing, and a wide product offering has made Richardson Electronics the world’s leading distributor of power grid tubes for terrestrial broadcast applications.
Richardson Electronics services the AM, FM, SW/MW markets with a broad product range, including:


We maintain strong relationships with leading technology manufacturers and work closely with them to supply our customers with the highest quality products and world-class services. Our brands include:


Satellite Communications:

With the acquisition of Powerlink, Richardson Electronics supports your in-the-field service requirements for High Power Amplifiers (HPA) as well as Solid State Power Amplifiers (SSPA).

Powerlink services, repairs, and supports satellite communication equipment and systems both in the UK and abroad from our fully equipped, ISO 9001:2008 approved facility in the UK and a location in Dubai. Whether it is a one-off repair or a maintenance contract, we can provide a service to meet your needs.
Our areas of expertise include:

  • High-power amplifiers (TWT and Klystron)

  • Solid-state power amplifiers

  • Frequency converters

  • RF and microwave systems

  • Instrumentation amplifiers

  • High-voltage power supplies

  • Associated RF equipment

We have many years of experience in importing, exporting, and shipping equipment worldwide, including ITAR controlled products, and have an excellent relationship with most of the major couriers. Additionally, we have a range of equipment available to rent and a selection of second-user equipment for sale. We are service agents for Xicom Technology and MCL Miteq, and have extensive experience with a wide variety of HPA manufacturers, including Applied Systems Engineering, Codan, CPI Varian, E2V, ETM, and LogiMetrics.