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Monday, April 17, 2017

GatesAir's NAB Show 2017 Presentations

By : Brian Galante, Dimension PR

GatesAir’s thought leadership in over-the-air broadcast will be on full demonstration at the 2017 NAB Show next week. We invite our customers and peers to join us in any or all of these compelling panels and presentations on today’s most important topics in TV and Radio.

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Posted by GatesAir Webmaster (04/17/2017, 12:31 PM)  • TV Transmission  • Radio Transmission 2 Comments

Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Find Out Just How Ready You Are for the Repack

By : Keith Adams, Marketing Communications Manager

The grand majority of U.S. television stations -- and more than a few FM radio stations -- are following the FCC's 600MHz incentive auction very, very closely. Currently in progress, the auction's purpose is to help reallocate a large portion of the UHF spectrum from TV broadcast use toward mobile data use.

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Posted by GatesAir Webmaster (10/04/2016, 09:15 AM)  • TV Transmission 0 Comments

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Protecting Your Valuable Investment

By : Keith Adams, Marketing Communications Manager

TV and Radio transmitters are often subject to harsh operating conditions. Although GatesAir transmitters are designed to withstand AC power line surges induced by lightning, or other sources, there can be occasions where the built-in protection is just not enough. With the Summer lightning season already upon us, now would be an excellent time to evaluate your transmitter protection.

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Posted by GatesAir Webmaster (07/21/2016, 09:30 AM)  • TV Transmission 0 Comments

Thursday, April 07, 2016

GatesAir Shapes Vision for an Over-the-Air Future at 2016 NAB Show

By : Brian Galante, Dimension PR

At the 2016 NAB Show, GatesAir continues its legacy of presenting educational thought leadership papers on trends and developments connected to over-the-air TV and radio broadcasting. It is just one of many ways that GatesAir Connects What’s Next for broadcasters worldwide.

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Posted by GatesAir Webmaster (04/07/2016, 08:00 AM)  • TV Transmission  • GatesAir Company  • Technology Innovation  • Radio Transmission 0 Comments

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

How Will GatesAir Help Customers with Spectrum Repacking and Channel Relocation?

By : Jay C. Adrick, Technology Advisor, GatesAir, Mason, OH

In the first three parts of our 4-part series, we looked at how spectrum repacking and the Incentive Auction will likely impact the broadcast industry, including estimating construction costs and timelines for new transmitters and tower site equipment. This process was introduced in the FCC’s latestReport Order issued June 2, 2014.

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Wednesday, November 19, 2014

How to Estimate the Cost of Channel Relocation

By : ay C. Adrick, Technology Advisor, GatesAir, Mason, OH

In the first two parts of our 4-part series, we looked at how spectrum repacking and the Incentive Auction will impact the broadcast industry, including tower and transmitter sites. This process was introduced in the FCC’s latest Report & Order issued June 2, 2014. In part 3 of our blog series, we’ll discuss how to estimate the costs and time involved with moving to a new DTV channel assignment.

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Posted by GatesAir Webmaster (11/19/2014, 11:03 PM)  • TV Transmission 0 Comments

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

How Does Spectrum Repacking Affect My Plant?

By : Jay C. Adrick, Technology Advisor, GatesAir, Mason, OH

n Part 1 of our 4-part series, we provided an overview of the spectrum repacking and Incentive Auction process, which was introduced in the FCC’s latest Report & Order, issued June 2, 2014. In Part 2, we’ll look at the impact it will have on the transmission tower sites of stations that are required to move to a new channel assignment.

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Posted by GatesAir Webmaster (11/12/2014, 11:01 PM)  • TV Transmission 0 Comments

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

Are You Ready for Spectrum Repacking?

By : Jay C. Adrick, Technology Advisor, GatesAir, Mason, OH

The broadcast television industry is facing yet another major transition: the reverse auction of television channel assignments followed by the repacking of spectrum in the 600MHz band to make room for mobile wireless services. In this 4-part series—the first of many we’re planning on this and related topics—we will give an overview of this transformative event that is set to begin with an Incentive Auction—to be conducted by the FCC—slated for mid-to-late 2015.

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Posted by GatesAir Webmaster (11/04/2014, 10:59 PM)  • TV Transmission 0 Comments

Thursday, January 30, 2014

A Collision of Telecom and Broadcast

By : Glenn LeBrun, Sr. Director – Marketing, Harris Broadcast
A Collision of Telecom and Broadcast

Just when you think you understand your world, it gets sideswiped by something you didn’t see coming. This is true of the impending collision – or convergence – of the telecom and broadcast industries.

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Posted by GatesAir Webmaster (01/30/2014, 12:00 AM)  • TV Transmission  • Technology Innovation 0 Comments

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Transmission TCO. Really? Yes, Really.

By : Bill Betts, Product Marketing

Total Cost of Ownership – TCO. You see it used everywhere these days: when shopping for a new car, investing in an IT system, assessing manufacturing equipment and even the deployment of lap top computers for business – and it’s now the latest buzz word for the transmission industry. But what does it really mean for broadcasters? Is it just the efficiency of the power amplifier? Cranking up that number is easy, if you don’t mind narrowing the bandwidth or sacrificing error correction. But I think that the key word is “total”, so let’s take a look at the myriad of factors that make up TCO in a transmission system.

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Posted by GatesAir Webmaster (11/19/2013, 12:00 AM)  • TV Transmission  • Technology Innovation 0 Comments
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