January 1, 2002  Pasadena, CA

UniSat continues to provide satellite production services to ABC's Good Morning America. Among one of the many highlights, is GMA's coverage of the 113th Annual Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade. World renowned animal specialist Jack Hanna took viewers up close for a sneak preview of the parade floats. Later, Mr. Hanna rode in the parade aboard the RainBird float, winner of the Sweepstakes Award for best parade float (pictured below).  Equipment included: extensive HMI lighting by John Sharaf, Ikegami HL59 triax camera system, Fujinon 4.8 wide angle lens, Stedicam, wireless IFB. Additional services included crewing, site survey  and catering complete with a hot stew!  All of us here at UniSat would like to thank all the good people of ABC for their continued use of UniSat throughout the years.

UniSat: Jack Hanna and the RainBird float Live on Good Morning America.

UniSat: 2002 Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade. 4:37am    UniSat: GMA Producer Steve McIntire (on right) paces Jack Hanna for the 6 min. long remote.

UniSat: Jack Hanna gives us a tour of the RainBird float

UniSat: 84th Rose Queen® Caroline Hsu, moments before GMA interview    UniSat: Jack Hanna and GMA producer Steve McIntire at the 2002 Rose Parade

UniSat: GMA's technical operations producer, Nancy Kohatsu inside UniSat TES 2    UniSat: Patty Sharaf handles the IFB and wireless mics for the GMA remote.

UniSat: John Sharaf shades Ikegami HL59 in UniSat TES 2 digital satellite production unit.    UniSat: TES 2 at 3:49am Jan. 1st, 2002

UniSat: Edgar Llamas checks out the stew while UniSat Marketing Director Julie Ragozzino pitches in providing catering for this event.    UniSat: Park and power day December 31, 2001.  (pictured Left to right) is: George Llamas UniSat EVP, Edgar Llamas truck engineer, Bill Anweiler GMA camera person, John "Johnny" Sharaf lighting director. Picture courtesy: Steve McIntire


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