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ATSC Announces Mobile DTV Seminar Agenda

WASHINGTON: The Advanced Television Systems Committee today announced the program for its upcoming mobile DTV seminar. The one-day event is scheduled for Feb. 3 in Washington at the law offices of Hogan & Hartson. The seminar will focus on key aspects of mobile broadcast TV. The morning session will cover the ATSC’s technology standard, A/153, while the afternoon session will cover strategies for implementation as well as the status of testing and trials.

The following are a list of scheduled presentations:
“Broadcasters Move Forward with Mobile DTV,” by Sterling Davis of Cox Broadcast Group
“The ATSC Mobile Standard, Physical Layer,” by Wayne Bretl of Zenith/LGE
“The ATSC Mobile Standard, Transport/IP,” by Rich Chernock of Triveni Digital
“Application/Interactivity,” by Art Allison of the NAB
“Presentation,” by Brett Jenkins of ION Media
“CEA SIG Update,” by Mike Bergman of Kenwood
“Broadcast Station Implementation, System Design: Encoding and Multiplexing; Transmission,” by Jay Adrick of Harris
“Broadcast Station Implementation, Coverage Extension Signaling & Electronic Service Guide,” by Peter Mataga of Roundbox
“Broadcast Station Implementation, Single Frequency Networks,” by Dave Benco of Rohde & Schwarz
“Mobile DTV: It’s Really Here,” by Anne Schelle of the OMVC

Mark Aitken of Sinclair Broadcasting will do the wrap session.

The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. EST at 555 13th St. NW, in Washington. More information is available at