WRAL-TV is the Capitol Broadcasting-owned NBC affiliate serving the Raleigh-Durham market. The station is known for pioneering ground-breaking technical innovations in over-the-air TV delivery. In 1996, WRAL was the first commercial TV station to broadcast a HDTV signal. In 2000, the station produced and aired the first complete HD newscast.
Whether you are facing a move to ATSC 3.0 or need to change out RF systems, the recent NAB show provided plenty of options for RF engineers. For those more ‘grounded’, production efficiency was top-of-mind with attendees. Our editors review both technologies and the companies providing solutions in these articles.
The annual NAB Show is a notorious launching pad for real products and trial balloons. At the 2017 NAB Show, nearly every exhibitor proudly displayed 4K devices or products 4K ready. Viewed close-up, 4K UHD images are stunning. Will UHD fit local DTV broadcasting’s US business model?
A recent survey from WideOrbit shows division in the ranks of broadcasters and the ATSC 3.0 standard. Two surveys conducted on the broadcasters’ adoption of the ATSC 3.0 standard, have highlighted the challenges facing standard proponents.
The FCC Spectrum Repack makes history repeat itself as TV transmitter, antenna and broadcast RF systems exhibits are some of the most crowded at the 2017 NAB Show. Demand for new TV RF systems hasn’t been this strong since the DTV transition early last decade.
Radio Frequency Systems will showcase its expertise in wideband slot antennas, RFStar UHF slotted array antennas, and the company’s key role in the new TV transmission system at 1 World Trade Center in New York at NAB 2017