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

  • From: Bob Miller <bob@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: opendtv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 12 Apr 2005 19:05:09 -0400

Manfredi, Albert E wrote:

>Bob Miller wrote:
>>I think that the SFN around Philadelphia would cover
>>Moorestown. Unless your SFN were a regional or national
>Of course. And you can create medium stick SFNs or medium
>stick translators throughout the country, with that
>approach. But then, if you want to use this phrase "well
>designed infrastructure," you have to DESCRIBE this
>system. Not just one small part of it.
>All I'm saying here is that a system of medium stick SFNs
>around Manhattan does not replace what you have there
>today. It will leave a lot of communities without a viable
>OTA signal from their major market stations. So if you
>suggest this medium stick SFN for Manhattan (and
>Phildelphia), you have to explain the rest of it. That's
>what I did with the Baltimore example. Only then will
>you know whether your ideas are feasible.
>Moorestown NJ was just an example of a community that
>sits between two major markets. We can drive up and down
>I-95 or 295 and see a continuum of such communities
>between Phila and NYC.

Moorestown NJ is a bad example then. It is not between NYC and Phily it is 8 
miles from downtown Phily. NYC is over 90 miles away.

I think Moorestown would be in the Phily market.

Bob Miller

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