[opendtv] Re: 5th generation Test

MSTV/NAB would not accept the consumer standard production box I put 
forward. It performed excellent in all of our other related activities...
Doug McDonald wrote:

>John Shutt wrote:
>
>  
>
>>If the performance isn't solely in the equalization chip, then how do those 
>>European standard STBs perform so well at such a low price point?  Couldn't 
>>be the modulation scheme, could it?
>>    
>>
>
>Uh, NO, since, as you recall, a COFDM box did abysmally badly
>compared to an ATSC box in the MSTV tests, since the COFDM box
>had a bad front end.
>
>The Euro STBs DON'T perform all that well RF-wise.
>
>You are getting to be just like Bob Miller and Dermot Nolan.
>
>Doug McDonald
> 
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