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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

Sep 22, 2014 / 12:25PM / By Doug Lung
New Low-VHF DTV Stations Causing PSIP Problems
A number of new low-VHF full-service TV stations have started broadcasting using the same virtual channel as their RF channel
Sep 22, 2014 / 12:23PM / By Doug Lung
FCC Denies Petition for Amateur Radio Assignment Inside TV Channel 4
The Chief of the FCC's Office of Engineering and Technology has released an Order denying a petition for rulemaking filed by Glen E. Zook proposing the commission add a “4-meter” radio band (70.0-70.5 MHz) to the list of bands available to amateur radio operations in the U.S. and areas under the FCC's control
Sep 22, 2014 / 12:21PM / By Doug Lung
Twisted Radio Beam Transmissions Reach Speeds of 32 Gbps
Two years ago I reported on 'Twisted wave' technology demonstrated in Venice


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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