Distribution
The More Things Change
TV’s technology evolution remains work in progress
McAdams On: 2015
Archiving: Maintaining Relevance for the Future
Education Episodes Are Made For Multiplatform Release
2014: A Year Not Unlike Others
In 2014…
McAdams On: FCC Schism and its Impact on the Auction
Is ATSC 3.0 for Real?
McAdams On: Our Clunky Tech
Auction-Displaced LPTV Costs Could Reach $1 Billion
McAdams On: Caveat Auctor
HBO, CBS Raise OTT Profile
McAdams On: SMPTE
Repercussions of Wheeler's 'Online Video' Blog
What Tom Said: About Appointment TV
IBC Reflections

Jan 16, 2015 / 02:44PM / By Doug Lung
List of Experimental Licenses Reveals Interesting HF Data Comm Experiments
FCC recently granted two companies experimental licenses to use HF bands for data communications at far greater bandwidths and data rates than have been used by amateur radio operators.
Jan 16, 2015 / 02:37PM / By Doug Lung
ViaSat-2 to Launch Late Summer 2016 on a SpaceX Falcon Heavy
ViaSat-2 will double the bandwidth economics of ViaSat-1 and provide seven times the coverage area.
Jan 16, 2015 / 02:33PM / By Doug Lung
Boeing Completes World's First All-Electric Propulsion Satellites
Announcement implies these Boeing 702SP satellites will use only electric propulsion for placement into the final geostationary orbital location after launch.


Jan 13, 2015 / 01:00 PM / By Charlie Rhodes
FCC Reveals 600 MHz Band Plan
Previous versions by the FCC had a guard band between the lower end of the 700 MHz band and the data in the 600 MHz band.
Nov 07, 2014 / 03:00 PM / By Charles W. Rhodes
The FCC’s DTV Interference Dilemma
By now almost everyone knows the NAB has filed a lawsuit against the FCC over its spectrum auctions TV channel repack.
Oct 13, 2014 / 01:33 AM / By Charles W. Rhodes
Turned Off TV Sets Can Jam Signals
My colleague Linley Gumm and I accidentally discovered when we turned our RF test bed on for a second day of testing of inter-band interference, all seven of our DTV receivers failed to come on. Some had much greater jamming than in our tests two days earlier.


Jul 18, 2014 / 10:02AM / By Doug Lung
LARCAN Shuts Down
Canadian company has been making transmitters since the early 1950s.
Jul 18, 2014 / 09:54AM / By Doug Lung
Satellite Update for July 18, 2014
A review of the latest FCC actions affecting the satellite industry.
Jul 18, 2014 / 09:42AM / By Doug Lung
RF Shorts for July 18, 2014
A review of RF-related news during the past week.






 
 
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