Working at the limits of broadcast technology, news providers are constantly stretching systems to deliver their story first. Discover how the winners operate and quickly master the technology they value.
The #1 rule of live broadcasting is that things tend to fail at the worst possible time. The greater the ratings, the more likely something highly unlikely but mission-critical will fail, broadcast RF and wireless communication systems included. Count on it.
KMSS lights up a new liquid-cooled transmitter system with just 30 days to TV’s most-watched event.
The 2nd generation of local broadcast TV professionals is retiring. Who will replace them and where will they lead local TV?
Development of new technology and moving to the newly available 5GHz spectrum continue to expand the creative and technical possibilities for audio across live performance and broadcast productions.
As broadcasters continue to differentiate themselves through live programing and events, intercom is gaining more influence now than ever. This is especially true for large arena events where mobile crews demand the freedom of wireless connectivity. But as RF technology grows, the 2.4GHz band is becoming saturated.
The FCC Repack schedule plan was aggressive and ends in less than a year. It appears headed for successful conclusion if the weather cooperates and hard-working tower crews can maintain their pace.
The latest EnGo mobile transmitter, support for SMPTE 2110, and enhancements to contribution, distribution, and connectivity solutions are a touted.
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?”