The FCC has set out a tight timeline for broadcasters to vacate the 600MHz UHF band, and now the goalposts are moving. With mobile carriers itching to start using the spectrum freed up by the repack, some players like T-Mobile have already sought to expedite the process by incentivizing broadcasters to move early.
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Itelco will demonstrate a live end-to-end UHD demonstration at the 2018 NAB Show.
New, cutting-edge technology improves transmitter efficiency and cooling that provides maximal thermal stability independent of room temperature.
Twenty years ago at the 1998 NAB Show, transmitters were the big thing. The DTV transition was building momentum. Transmitter and RF manufacturers were showing new DTV transmission hardware and their NAB exhibits were swamped with station transmitter engineers. At the 2018 NAB Show, transmitter and RF exhibits will be swamped again, because every TV station in the US is anticipating the ATSC 3.0 transition, and nearly 1000 have FCC repack deadlines.
The name Rohde & Schwarz is still heavily identified by many in the broadcast market with transmitters and T&M (test and measurement) equipment. That solid, engineering image prevails despite the company also producing products for post-production, monitoring/multiviewing and ingest/playout. In the lead up to the 2018 NAB Show, R&S has been previewing its upcoming launches and discussing how it is looking to take on the competition in areas such as channel distribution with technology it sees as ready for both virtualisation and the future.
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