Miss something at the 2017 NAB Show?  Stay connected with post show reports, analysis and product coverage by the editors of The Broadcast Bridge - filtered by category.

Panels are hoisted toward installation in one of three broadcast arrays above the new 1 WTC.

Future of NYC Broadcast TV Moving to 1 WTC April 10th 2017 - 01:00 PM

Local New York City TV stations expect the new central TV broadcast antenna spire crowning 1 WTC to be the pinnacle of a dynamic future.

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American Tower owns more than 40,000 tower sites across the US.

Repack Triggers $3.9M American Tower Order to Dielectric April 4th 2017 - 10:00 AM

American Tower has ordered TFU-WB broadband, side-mount antennas and transmission line from Dielectric to support its broadcast customers as they relocate UHF stations to new channel assignments.

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Antenna Selection for Repack and ATSC 3.0 March 31st 2017 - 01:00 PM

New technology and the FCC broadcast spectrum repack channel re-assignment process is driving many US TV stations closer to replacing their broadcast antennas.

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Dielectric Welcomes FCC’s ATSC 3.0 NPRM March 27th 2017 - 12:05 PM

Recent FCC announcement encourages broadcasters to make equipment decisions in preparation for Spectrum Repack and ATSC 3.0, including the benefits of vertical polarization for mobile TV reception.

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North American Broadcasters will use Dolby’s AC-4 Audio compression system for their upcoming ATSC 3.0 broadcasts.

Dolby AC-4 Recommended For North American Broadcasters Migrating To ATSC 3.0 March 10th 2017 - 01:50 PM

After more than two years of technology development, subcommittee discussions and field tests, on February 23rd the Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) recommended that North American broadcasters choosing to migrate to the next-generation ATSC 3.0 specification use the Dolby AC-4 codec for OTA transmission. The Dolby system was up against a group of companies that have developed a competing system known as MPEG-H Audio

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Articles You May Have Missed – May 17, 2017 May 17th 2017 - 09:00 AM

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.

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Combine 103,443 attendees with 1,806 exhibitors and you have NAB 2017. Image: NAB.

Articles You May Have Missed – May 10, 2017 May 10th 2017 - 08:00 AM

Most of this industry’s professionals did not attend the 2017 NAB Show. And those who did could not have visited all 1800 exhibitors. Here is a review of some of the technology you may have missed.

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2017 NAB Show crowds scoured technical exhibits searching for new solutions and clues to TV

Moore’s Law Gets a Phone Call May 8th 2017 - 01:50 PM

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?

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Surveys Reveal that the 2017 NAB Show Must Build Broadcaster Support for ATSC 3.0 May 4th 2017 - 11:00 AM

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.

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