TITLE

Smart antennas

AUTHOR(S)
Cugnini, Aldo
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Broadcast Engineering;Mar2008, Vol. 50 Issue 3, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the importance of smart antennas in providing terrestrial television viewers with optimum reception across television channels. The author reveals that smart antennas are capable of supplying good radio frequency (RF) field conditions at the viewer's location as an alternative to the video signal of analog television. In addition, the changes in the analog service have pushed broadcasters to look for options to replicate the service in their channel allocation plan.
ACCESSION #
31612201

 

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