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
Tuesday / 01:00 PM
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.
Monday / 10:03 AM
2015 CES: Qualcomm, Ericsson Show Shorter Wavelength, Faster Data Solutions
Ericsson's exhibit focused on the Internet of Things and increased wireless speeds via 5G, while Qualcomm showed unlicensed LTE technology using 5 GHz Wi-Fi spectrum.
Monday / 09:53 AM
Ofcom Updates U.K. Position on WRC-15 Issues, Will Seek to Protect UHF TV
U.K. telecom regulator Ofcom released an update on UK preparations for the World Radiocommunication Conference 2015 (WRC-15) taking place Nov. 2-27 in Geneva.
Sunday / 07:00 PM
An Inexpensive Setup for Rapid DTV Field Measurements
In my column a few months ago (“Using ASTER for More Accurate Coverage Studies,” Oct. 1), I described how the ASTER terrain database with its 1 second resolution and rough heights of manmade structures could be used with John Magliacane’s SPLAT propagation software to estimate TV coverage in urban areas
Monday / 10:09 AM
Industry Canada Decision Opens 2 GHz Spectrum for AWS-4/MSS
MSS licensees will be required to demonstrate MSS in the 2 GHz band is available and being offered throughout Canada within five years of issuance of the license.
Friday / 11:11 AM
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.
Friday / 09:23 AM
FCC Clarifies Auction Pricing, EOBC Disputes It
Organizers of the 2016 TV spectrum incentive auction said a pricing discrepancy in official documents represented a floor and a potential goal, not a vacillation.
Friday / 03:42 PM
Investigating Interference Between 4G LTE and Broadcast
There are a growing number of cases where there has been actual or alleged interference to 4G LTE installations.

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