[opendtv] Re: Fw: Re: Post on alt.tv.tech.hdtv of interest today

  • From: Bob Miller <bob@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: opendtv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 08 Apr 2005 20:52:27 -0400

I was born in East Lansing, know any Starr's in Lansing?

Bob Miller

John Shutt wrote:

>Dr. McDonald,
>Just because multipath is not a concern at the McDonald residence does not 
>mean it is not a problem.  Ask Mr. Schubin his opinion of what concerns him 
>most.  I have a receiver and a Silver Sensor, and the winning feature of 
>this antenna, also touted as the savior of ATSC, is it's ability to be very 
>directive, thus reducing the multipath load on the receiver.  Now you want 
>an omnidirectional high gain outdoor antenna and say it's no problem?
>If you don't want to have to install a rotor, then mount two yagis on your 
>mast, each aimed at the market of interest, then sum them into one downlead. 
>Cable head ends do it all the time, and serious rural channel surfers have 
>done so for many years in NTSC.  I'm sure you can do the same with ATSC.
>In the meantime, I will continue to press for a system that will 
>successfully deliver our quality programming to the highest percentage of 
>our off air community.
>Unfortunately, I am prohibited from sharing some of the emails and calls we 
>have received in the past year with complaints about receiving our digital 
>signal.  So you will just have to take my word, or dismiss it out of hand, 
>that all is not well in the land of OTA DTV.  At least not in Lansing, 
>Michigan.  However, I shouldn't worry, because help is just around the 
>corner.  The Cold Fusion Receiver should be on the market soon.
>John Shutt

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