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Forward Thinker
If broadcasting is viewed by the general public as an old technology, Sam doesn’t see it that way and he emphasizes that publicizing broadcasting’s strengths is also one of his responsibilities.
C-SPAN Pay Wall Spotlights Multiplatform Challenge
It’s All Just ‘Television,’ Or Is It?
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

Sep 26, 2014 / 10:31AM / By Doug Lung
T-Mobile: 84 MHz of UHF Spectrum Can Be Reclaimed With Limited Impact on TV
In an ex-parte filing earlier this month, T-Mobile USA demonstrated that the 600 MHz incentive auction can “readily clear at least 84 MHz of spectrum” without the participation of major network stations.
Sep 26, 2014 / 10:30AM / By Doug Lung
FCC’s Sept. 30 Meeting to Address Post Auction Broadcast Coverage, White Spaces
Meeting will commence at 10:30 AM EDT and streamed on www.fcc.gov/live
Sep 26, 2014 / 10:22AM / By Doug Lung
Satellite Update for Sept. 26, 2014
A review of the latest FCC actions affecting the satellite industry.


Aug 08, 2014 / 02:43 AM / By Charles W. Rhodes
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 / By Charles W. Rhodes
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 / By Charles W. Rhodes
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.


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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