[opendtv] Re: The "real" problem with OFDM in the U.S.

And, just why do you need to put that into a question?  The answer was
obvious about 5 years ago, shortly after Bert joined the list.

John Willkie
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Cliff Benham" <cliff.benham@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <opendtv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, March 22, 2005 11:55 AM
Subject: [opendtv] Re: The "real" problem with OFDM in the U.S.


> Several ancient Greek philosophers were arguing about 'how
> many teeth a horse has.' Finally one of the younger of the group
> who had remained silent for the whole time asked,=20
> "Why not find a horse and count them?"
> The others suggested he should remain silent until he better understood
> what they were talking about.
>
> So is the object here to test your skills of debate and reasoning or to=20
> get the correct information?
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: opendtv-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> [mailto:opendtv-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of Manfredi, Albert E
> Sent: Tuesday, March 22, 2005 2:36 PM
> To: OpenDTV (E-mail)
> Subject: [opendtv] Re: The "real" problem with OFDM in the U.S.
>
>
> Cliff Benham wrote:
>
> > HA! Do you really think the owners of all those
> > stations would ever consider moving their towers?
>
> Cliff, let's stay on thread here. we're talking about
> creating a fictitious new system of national networks.
> Nothing to do with current owners.
>
> > You still don't get it. My antenna IS aimed at
> > Philadelphia.
>
> You're the one not getting it.
>
> If these are national networks now, you would aim
> your antenna at the best signal source. Not
> necessarily the closest one.
>
> Philadelphia being weaker would be a perfect reason
> to ignore Phila "repeaters" and go with Baltimore
> instead. National networks, get it? No reason to
> worry about local "markets."
>
> This is exactly how European OTA users in rural
> communities aim their antennas. At the best source.
>
> By the way, that pattern I showed, where the
> Wash/Balt and NYC frequencies would be the same,
> and the Phildelphia frequencies are between these,
> would hbe repeated up and down the East Coast.
> So Richmond VA would be like Phila, perhaps Boston
> too. And so on.
>
> Bert
> =20
> =20
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