Baseband Terminals Applied To CATV (1984)

By John D. Schilling, General Instrument Corporation

The possibilities with baseband CATV terminals are significant, but implementation must be tempered with caution. While the advantages are certainly attractive, implementation is not problem free and before one considers the advantages it is wise to reflect on the fundamental purpose, define the criteria for that purpose and insure that the purpose is met.

The fundamental purpose is acceptable television entertainment. Criteria is that a baseband terminal shall not create an subscriber detectable degradation when compared to a traditional RF terminal.

The above definition may appear vague. The intent is not to demonstrate that a baseband terminal does not create additional degradation. But, the additional degradation is controllable within acceptable limits and is transparent to the subscriber.

By clicking the "Download Paper" button, you are agreeing to our terms and conditions.

Similar Papers

Baseband Terminals Applied To CATV
By John D. Schilling, General Instrument Corporation
1984
System Design Criteria Of Addressable Terminals Optimized For The CATV Operator
By Thomas E. O'Brien Jr., Jerrold Division General Instrument Corporation
1980
Feedforward Applied To CATV Amplifiers
By William A. O'Neil, Amplifier Design & Service, Inc.
1975
CATV System Design and Operation
By C. Bailey Neal, Archer S. Taylor, Donald W. Levenson, Orville D, Page, J.D. Cauldwell, P. Knight and E. R. Mertz, John Campbell and Joseph P. Gleason
1969
Compatibility Between Baseband Converters And MTS Stereo
By Thomas F. Martin, Tocom Division, General Instrument Corporation
1986
CATV Via Satellite
By Frederick W. Ford, G. Norman Penwell, Louis B. Early, Robert D. Briskman, Irving A. Kahn, Frank W. Norwood, Nathaniel E. Feldman,
1969
A New Instrument For Unattended CATV Measurements For Yearly Proof Of Performance And Routine Maintenance
By Albert Helfrick, Kay Elemetrics Corp. & George Fenwick, Telecommunications Inc.
1976
Techniques For Improving Continuity Of Service In A CATV Distribution System
By John Dahlquist, Jerrold Division General Instrument Corporation
1982
A Unified Approach To Data Transmission Over CATV Neworks
By Thomas E. O'brien Jr., Jerrold Division General Instrument Corporation
1981
Downloadable Firmware in Advanced Set-top Terminals
By Samuel Reichgott ,General Instrument, Advanced Network Systems
1997
More Results >>