Author: Deborah McAdams Created: 2/16/2012 2:17 PM
Deborah D. McAdams   04/27/2012, 08:34PM
Where in the World is McAdams On? You may be wondering if you landed here...
All the Friday essays and columns from TV Technology magazine can be found here.
Deborah D. McAdams   03/16/2012, 07:24PM
McAdams On: Aereologica Quicker than the eye
While the new iPad has a 2,048-by-1,536-pixel display perfect for watching hi-def TV, it does not have a mobile DTV receiver chip. Nothing on the market has a mobile DTV receiver chip. Aereo works right out of the gate on all kinds of handheld devices through the use of “massive amounts of cloud storage.”
Deborah D. McAdams   03/02/2012, 08:46PM
McAdams On: Contrary Spectrum Developments International developments make U.S. spectrum management seem backward
This week alone, LTE broadcasting was demonstrated in Spain while researchers in Italy showed a way to increase spectrum carrying capacity by phase twisting radio waves. On U.S. soil, spectrum innovation involved the government going threat-level orange on low-power TV stations, and wireless industry heavyweights doing likewise to the government, like some weird, ironic dervish dance.
Deborah D. McAdams   02/14/2012, 12:00AM
The People's Court
And so the FCC is asking for public comment on LightSquared's petition that global positioning systems not be afforded protection from operations
Deborah D. McAdams   02/10/2012, 12:00AM
McAdams On: Tips for Valentine’s Day From your friendly neighborhood electronics lobby
“Six in 10 women initiate or are involved in the process in which a CE product is actually purchased.” Noooo. Get out of town. Really?
Deborah D. McAdams   02/03/2012, 12:00AM
McAdams On: Absurdity, Politics and Weather Who comes up with this stuff?
I can’t get going on a topic today because everything seems so absurd to me right now. Sometimes, I just look at the headlines and watch the news and think, “you have to be kidding me.”
Deborah McAdams   02/01/2012, 12:00AM
Mixed Martial Retrans
Federal regulations require that retransmission consent negotiations be conducted in "good faith." Whatever that means.
Deborah D. McAdams   01/27/2012, 12:00AM
McAdams On: News Puppetry WOIO-TV in Cleveland solves courtroom camera ban
WOIO-TV in the City that Rocks has found a way around courts that prohibit TV cameras by using makeshift Muppets rather than colored-pencil sketches.
Deborah D. McAdams   01/20/2012, 12:00AM
McAdams On: Good Faith Negotiations
A retransmission dispute involving 8,200 rural Virginia cable subscribers is turning into the McCourt divorce without the L.A. Dodgers.
Deborah McAdams   01/17/2012, 12:00AM
Mobile Me, Baby
Mobile DTV is sort of like a yeti that's coming to a forest clearing near you any minute. We've been hearing about it for five years now.

Tuesday 06:00 AM
Eleven FCC Scenarios for The 600 MHz Band Plan
I suspect that the estimated $44 billion of auction proceeds do not take into account the fact that some spectrum the FCC will buy cannot be resold because it must be used as guard intervals in the 600 MHz band plan.~ Charles W. Rhodes

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