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Archive for September, 2009

Digital VHF Needs A Power Boost

Icon Written by admin on September 24, 2009 – 8:09 pm

This article by Harry A. Jessel contains excerpts of his interview with Richard Mertz, of consulting engineer Cavell, Mertz & Associates. In this interview with TVNewsCheck, Mertz says high-band VHF (channels 7-13) for fixed and mobile reception can be remedied with more transmission power, something that he hopes the FCC will consider granting. As for […]



Don’t Change That Channel

Icon Written by Alex on September 19, 2009 – 8:19 pm

Think the digital TV transition is over? Not quite. Check out this article by Peter Svensson from Associated Press. In this piece, Svensson touches on some frustrations TV broadcasters and viewers are having with digital transmissions on Channels 5 & 6.



Engineers Seek Ruling on Channels 5 & 6

Icon Written by Alex on September 3, 2009 – 3:46 pm

The Broadcast Maximization Committee is mentioned in Radio World! The short post talks about BMC’s request that the FCC announce no LPTV and translator applications on VHF Channels 5 & 6 in the upcomming filing window will be accepted.