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It’s All Just ‘Television,’ Or Is It?
I’ve spent a considerable amount over the last few years working on projects that examine what television broadcasting will be like in the future.
What Tom Said: Hatching the UHD Egg
Ready for YouTube’s Networks
CableCARD: Acknowledge the Inevitable
McAdams On: Ferguson Unraveling
A Look Back at Broadcast Engineering Magazine
McAdams On: Comcast’s Growing Pains
Rounds’ Social TV Relies on Online Streams
True Dedication
Transitioning Broadcast Automation
Recording Pretty Pictures From Above
McAdams On: LPTVs
McAdams On: Aereo’s Hail Mary
FCC Intentions Are Out of Balance
McAdams On: Regulatory Ripple Effect
Dear FCC: Walk the Talk
 
Aug 08, 2014 / 02:43 AM
How Will IBI Affect DTV Reception After Repacking?
Last month, we discussed third-order intermodulation products seldom covered in the technical literature: 2Fa + Fb, and 2Fb + Fa. We started with spectrum plots for two unmodulated carriers at the center of Ch. 9 (189 MHz) and Ch. 11 (201 MHz).
Jun 23, 2014 / 04:37 PM
Inter-Band RFI: Should Stations Worry?
Readers of this column know that while the FCC still does not recognize interference to DTV reception caused by pairs of strong undesired (U) DTV signals, such interference is real.
Apr 14, 2014 / 05:55 AM
Some Hope for Interference Issues
The most amazing finding from the FCC tests of converter boxes is the number of such toxic channel pairs there are.
Mar 12, 2014 / 04:00 AM
Detecting Unique DTV Reception Problems
His trouble started suddenly one evening when he discovered interference across the high VHF band that he had never had before.
Feb 01, 2014 / 06:34 PM
Moving Into an Interference-Limited Environment in 2015
This column has used the term “D/U ratio” (desired/ undesired) in describing how the FCC might repack the UHF TV spectrum.
Jan 13, 2014 / 02:09 PM
The Effects of ACI on UHF Channel Allotments
Last month, this column introduced a scheme for allocating UHF band channels by analyzing a set of contiguous channels for a given community.
Nov 18, 2013 / 06:00 PM
Minimizing DTV Interference After Channel Repacking
Last month we discussed the restrictions that the FCC must work under in repacking UHF broadcast spectrum.
Oct 09, 2013 / 06:13 AM
Repacking Likely to Multiply Interference
The FCC recently released details of how it will repack remaining TV spectrum in the UHF band.
Jun 12, 2013 / 09:36 AM
What You Need to Know About Adjacent Channel Interference
Adjacent Channel Interference between DTV signals may become critical after the FCC repacks the remaining UHF TV spectrum.
Apr 19, 2013 / 10:47 AM
Carlson Wireless, Cal net Roll Out First Commercial TV White Space Broadband
Carlson Wireless announced recently that it has constructed “the nation’s first independently-funded commercial-grade TV White Space broadband network.”
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