PBS Interconnect Moves Ahead Amid Change

Amid delays, funding uncertainties and upheaval in the technological landscape surrounding the sixth generation of the PBS interconnection system, leaders at PBS and CPB say the project is on track to roll out its first phase by year’s end.


MPEG-2 Channel Sharing Just Got Easier

An Aug. 11 test in Syracuse, N.Y., of the Evertz 3480TXE MPEG-2 encoding and stat-mux platform demonstrates that it’s now possible for a pair of stations to share a channel without giving up existing services that viewers are accustomed to seeing. The test took place at the PBS Member Station Joint Master Control pictured above.