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In 2014…
Every piece of technology in my household became obsolete.
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
Forward Thinker
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

Dec 19, 2014 / 11:11AM / By Doug Lung
Repacking Plan Could Scatter UHF Stations Throughout 600 MHz Wireless Band, Duplex Gap
Proposal could put TV stations in the middle of wireless operators uplink band.
Dec 19, 2014 / 11:02AM / By Doug Lung
Satellite Update for Dec. 19, 2014
A review of the latest FCC actions affecting the satellite industry.
Dec 19, 2014 / 11:00 AM / By Doug Lung
TabletTV Planning U.S. Launch on KOFY-TV
TabletTV will be using some of KOFY-TV's digital bandwidth to offer on-demand features.


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.
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).


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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