[opendtv] Re: Lawmakers Establish 2009 Deadline for Analog TV Phaseout

  • From: Bob Miller <bob@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: opendtv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 22 Dec 2005 10:41:51 -0500

Another reason to switch to COFDM?

Bob Miller

Craig Birkmaier wrote:

>At 12:14 PM -0500 12/21/05, Bob Miller wrote:
>>   Or as California hopes all receivers will be made to comply with
>>their law. Congress was worried that this would increase the cost of
>>their $50 receiver. Is there a physical law that would preclude the
>>building of an HD 8-VSB box that works at the power levels prescribed by
>>these laws?
>Never say never, but the numbers I am hearing say that an ATSC 
>set-top box will need upwards of 15 watts for normal operation. The 
>equalizer alone may come close to the power limit in NY and CA.

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