Television station

Cerro de Punta, Puerto Rico's highest peak, and its TV transmission towers

Set of equipment managed by a business, organisation or other entity, such as an amateur television operator, that transmits video content and audio content via radio waves directly from a transmitter on the earth's surface to any number of tuned receivers simultaneously.

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Cerro de Punta, Puerto Rico's highest peak, and its TV transmission towers

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Alpha

Subcarries in the OFDMA scheme

Subcarrier

Sideband of a radio frequency carrier wave, which is modulated to send additional information.

Sideband of a radio frequency carrier wave, which is modulated to send additional information.

Subcarries in the OFDMA scheme

For the audio part, MTS uses subcarriers on the video that can also carry three audio channels, including one for stereo (same left-minus-right method as for FM), another for second audio programs (such as descriptive video service for the vision-impaired, and bilingual programs), and yet a third hidden one for the studio to communicate with reporters or technicians in the field (or for a technician or broadcast engineer at a remote transmitter site to talk back to the studio), or any other use a TV station might see fit.

Harris automation system used at the former WWJQ (now WPNW) in 1993.

Broadcast automation

Broadcast automation incorporates the use of broadcast programming technology to automate broadcasting operations.

Broadcast automation incorporates the use of broadcast programming technology to automate broadcasting operations.

Harris automation system used at the former WWJQ (now WPNW) in 1993.
Solidyne GMS200 tape recorder with computer self-adjustment. Argentina 1980-1990
Solidyne 922: The first bit compression card for PC, 1990

Used either at a broadcast network, radio station or a television station, it can run a facility in the absence of a human operator.

Long wave radio broadcasting station, Motala, Sweden

Non-commercial educational station

Long wave radio broadcasting station, Motala, Sweden

A non-commercial educational station (NCE station) is a radio station or television station that does not accept on-air advertisements (TV ads or radio ads), as defined in the United States by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and was originally intended to offer educational programming as part, or whole, of its programming.

Long wave radio broadcasting station, Motala, Sweden

Studio transmitter link

Long wave radio broadcasting station, Motala, Sweden

A studio transmitter link (or STL) sends a radio station's or television station's audio and video from the broadcast studio or origination facility to a radio transmitter, television transmitter or uplink facility in another location.

Entrance to Comcast Building, New York City, home of WNBC, the flagship station of NBC

Flagship (broadcasting)

Broadcast station which originates a television network, or a particular radio or television program that plays a key role in the branding of and consumer loyalty to a network or station.

Broadcast station which originates a television network, or a particular radio or television program that plays a key role in the branding of and consumer loyalty to a network or station.

Entrance to Comcast Building, New York City, home of WNBC, the flagship station of NBC

A flagship television station is the principal privately owned television station of a television network in the United States, Canada, Brazil, Japan, Mexico, Australia and the Philippines.

The original Gerrymander pictured in an 1812 cartoon. The word is a portmanteau of Massachusetts Governor Elbridge Gerry's name with salamander.

Simulcast

Broadcasting of programs or events across more than one resolution, bitrate or medium, or more than one service on the same medium, at exactly the same time (that is, simultaneously).

Broadcasting of programs or events across more than one resolution, bitrate or medium, or more than one service on the same medium, at exactly the same time (that is, simultaneously).

The original Gerrymander pictured in an 1812 cartoon. The word is a portmanteau of Massachusetts Governor Elbridge Gerry's name with salamander.

Anything involving video compression (and to some extent audio data compression) also has an additional significant delay, which is noticeable when watching local TV stations on direct-broadcast satellites.

Long wave radio broadcasting station, Motala, Sweden

TV and FM DX

Long wave radio broadcasting station, Motala, Sweden

TV DX and FM DX is the active search for distant radio or television stations received during unusual atmospheric conditions.

Remote broadcast

Broadcasting done from a location away from a formal television studio and is considered an electronic field production (EFP).

Broadcasting done from a location away from a formal television studio and is considered an electronic field production (EFP).

A remote pickup unit (RPU) is usually used to transmit the audio and/or video back to the television station, where it joins the normal airchain.

Channel 37

Intentionally unused ultra-high frequency television broadcasting channel by countries in most of ITU region 2 such as the United States, Canada, Mexico and Brazil.

Intentionally unused ultra-high frequency television broadcasting channel by countries in most of ITU region 2 such as the United States, Canada, Mexico and Brazil.

As a result of this, and similar actions by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission, Channel 37 has never been used by any over-the-air television station in Canada or the United States.

A broadcasting antenna in Stuttgart

Sister station

A broadcasting antenna in Stuttgart

In broadcasting, sister stations or sister channels are radio or television stations operated by the same company, either by direct ownership or through a management agreement.