Drones Taking RF Testing To New Heights

Specially equipped drones designed to measure the signal strength of TV antennas are beginning to be deployed in the United States. Not only can they validate the coverage patterns of installed antennas against their design, but they also can help to identify problems with antennas that impact market coverage. Above, an LS telcom drone used to conduct signal strength measurements.

LS Telcom Signs First ATSC 3.0 Customer

LS Telcom said today that Cavell Mertz & Associates has purchased the CHIRplus_BC Broadcast Planning Tool. Cavell Mertz & Associates is an engineering consulting firm specializing in the broadcast and wireless communications industries. The product supports both the next-generation ATSC 3.0 as well as the current ATSC 1.0 standards. From large scale Single Frequency Networks […]

TV Band Repack Products Guide

This year, TVNewsCheck is augmenting its coverage of NAB Show Hot Topics tech trends stories with information that can make your visit to NAB easier. This week’s focus is the post incentive auction spectrum repack, including consultants and transmitter and antenna manufacturers (read the main story here). These companion resource guides on the technology covered each week are […]