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STUDY: Digital coverage in some cities fall short


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#1 OFFLINE   Paul Secic

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Posted 12 February 2008 - 02:55 PM

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For some people converters may not be enough.

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#2 OFFLINE   Jon Ellis

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Posted 12 February 2008 - 11:07 PM

I'm glad this issue is finally getting some attention! The main problem is that digital is an all-or-nothing format. In situations where you might see some ghosting or static on an analog signal, you'll see nothing on a digital signal. Adding to that problem is that most DTV stations are currently on UHF, which is more susceptible to multipath reception (i.e. ghosting) and that many DTV stations are not currently transmitting at full power. I think there are going to be a lot of calls to members of Congress over the next year!




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