ATSC 3.0

Understand the complexity of Next Gen TV, discover the standards, transmission methods, and delivery mechanisms needed to make ATSC 3.0 operate effectively. Keep up to date with this fast-paced emerging technology.

Recent ATSC 3.0 Content

This new 4-cabinet GatesAir ULXTE-100 provides 62.7 kW TPO. Photos courtesy GatesAir.

FCC Phase 2 Deadline Just AheadMarch 13th 2019 - 11:00 AM

Phase 2 ends the day after the 2019 NAB Show closes. The question now becomes, will TV stations in the nine remaining Repack Phases be completed on schedule?

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An ancient B&W 4:3 CRT TV was the modern

TV’s ‘Back to the Future’ Moment?March 7th 2019 - 12:05 PM

Philo T. Farnsworth was the original TV pioneer. When he transmitted the first picture from a camera to a receiver in another room in 1927, he exclaimed to technicians helping him, “There you are – electronic television!” What’s never been quoted but likely the first question raised was “What do we do with it?”

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From Expando trailers to PTZs with off-site control rooms, 2019 promises to bring new live OB opportunities. Photo: TV Skyline GmbH.

A Broadcast Engineer’s Look Into the 2019 Crystal BallJanuary 2nd 2019 - 09:00 AM

Is the consumer electronics paradigm shift changing the soul of TV viewing? What role does broadcast TV play?

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A helicopter lifts KWHB’s new Channel 16 repack antenna into position.

Field Report: Co-Locating Dielectric Repack Antennas for Tulsa TV StationsDecember 3rd 2018 - 10:00 AM

The relocation of KWHB-DT to a South Tulsa 60-story building with existing broadcast tenant KGEB-DT, successfully demonstrates the significance of planning and execution in repacking moves.

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ATSC 3.0 is coming. This article will help you get ready to implement its benefits.

Navigating the Many Layers of the ATSC 3.0 Ecosystem: Part 1June 28th 2018 - 09:00 AM

ATSC 3.0 is slowly rolling out in the form of actual on-air tests at multiple sites. This type of launch provides engineers the perfect opportunity to use the time to better understand this complex technology before equipment purchase decisions must be made. This primer peels back the multiple layers of ATSC 3.0 and explains what each does and how they all work together to create a high-quality, multiple-format and new business model signal.

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The NextGen exhibit was the sizzle. The technical sessions upstairs, ATSC 3.0 technology and those who invented what

The ATSC3 and HEVC Patent Pools SolutionMay 4th 2018 - 08:00 AM

The phrase “Lights, camera, action!” reminds most people of show business and the glamor in front of the cameras. In fact, the real action doesn’t occur on sets. Everyone who touches TV content or delivery wants a piece of the “action.” That action is royalties, and its the best action in show business.

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Dallas, TX becomes the next city to try ATSC 3.0 technology.

Next Stop for ATSC 3.0 Testing is DallasJanuary 25th 2018 - 12:05 PM

The Dallas market is the next venue in a series of ATSC 3.0 test sites planned to roll out in 2018.

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Industry leaders toasting the approval are CTA

At CES: ATSC 3.0 Suite Approval AnnouncedJanuary 11th 2018 - 10:00 AM

A five-Year ATSC standards-development process with hundreds of volunteers has completed specifications for the world’s first IP-based broadcast TV system.

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