[opendtv] Re: Let them eat cake (and ATSC while they're at it)

  • From: Doug McDonald <mcdonald@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: opendtv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 16 May 2005 11:03:55 -0500

John Shutt wrote:

> I simply point you to www.viacel.com/bob.wmv to see how low power COFDM 
> really works. May one day you will actually watch this demo and then run 
down to your local Best Buy to play with an ATSC receiver.

John .... you are getting as bad as Bob and Dermot.

John .... that demo CANNOT be compared to ATSC ***AT ALL***
because it is much less than 19.3 Mb/sec. Mobile, bitrate
matters, and matters a lot ... independant of power.
And that was not a "low power" scenario .... because
Bob never drove very far from the transmitter. He never,
for example, was at least a few miles beyond the LOS horizon.

Doug McDonald

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