There are steps that station personnel should take when antenna or transmission line work is done or when towers are being constructed or modified
When you wandered through the halls of NAB2006, the transmitter offerings seemed to be the same old things. There were small solid-state ones, ones with
This article offers a review of vector network analyzer basics for testing transmission lines, antennas and other RF components, along with some dos and don’ts.
Don Markley offers suggestions for the selection of transmission line, as well as information on different options available, and some of the benefits and drawbacks of each.
Traditionally, each television station in the United States had its own antenna and transmission line. To a significant degree, each station also had
At the risk of the howls of indignation from the naysayers who have been around all through the DTV conversion, it appears that well-designed and installed DTV systems are operating extremely well.
Winter is approaching rapidly, and stations in many states must deal with its perils. That includes wind, snow, ice, freezing rain and cold that makes
If you have to defend your existing or proposed RF facilities in a public forum, make sure you’re well informed.
Remote control systems have evolved to an incredibly level of complexity and functionality
The station engineer can control his system from the convenience and privacy of his favorite bar or recliner
From steel doors to security systems — find out the best way to protect your transmission site and keep trespassers out.
Learn the ups and downs of getting your digital signal from the studio to the transmitter
Given that a well-maintained transmitter should show such stability, many transmitters receive scant attention during the broadcast day.
Let us all humbly face the center part of the East Coast of these United States and quietly acknowledge the home of our exalted leader, the Federal Communications
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