[opendtv] Re: FCC on coverage changes after transition

  • From: Albert Manfredi <albert.e.manfredi@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <opendtv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 23 Dec 2008 21:48:46 -0500

> Looks like the FCC doesn't buy the 6 dB difference for
> equal coverage. They concede, for example, only a
> slight reduction in coverage of Balt NBC11, whose ERP
> goes down 18 dB from analog to digital. And no
> coverage changes expected for the DC stations, which
> drop by 12 to 14 dB.
For the terminally, persistently, and proudly STUPID on the list, "no coverage 
changes for the DC stations" addresses only those going back to VHF.
It should have been obvious, given that we're talking about the 6 dB difference 
on any given channel. But what should be obvious can seem mysterious to the 
profoundly challenged.
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