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by manchesterjim
Fri Oct 28, 2011 5:13 pm
Forum: TV Engineering
Topic: Towercams
Replies: 17
Views: 4099

Re: Towercams

Anyone else doing anything interesting with towercams? I just put a post up about the WTI Sidewinder cameras. I've put a couple of different types in now: HD-Component Camera - This one uses a remote desktop controller with an RS-485 protocol. First, I put an AJA component to HD-SDI converter on th...
by manchesterjim
Fri Oct 28, 2011 5:03 pm
Forum: TV Engineering
Topic: Towercams
Replies: 17
Views: 4099

Re: Towercams

Glad to see that this topic has resurfaced! I came across this line of cameras while at one of the truck manufactures based in the North East: http://jlgbroadcast.com/?page_id=282 . I liked it so much that I chose to be their Broadcast reseller. This camera is all in one, PTZ, Camera, heaters....eve...
by manchesterjim
Tue Apr 19, 2011 9:20 am
Forum: Digital Television
Topic: Is there a requirement for a .2 digital channel?
Replies: 25
Views: 3838

Re: Is there a requirement for a .2 digital channel?

Maybe what management is thinking is that, if they aren't using 5.2, the FCC will force them to share their bandwidth with someone else, making the future introduction of 5.2 impossible? A lot of managment is thinking this. Hence why youre seeing a ton of new .2's coming out./quote] Absolutely righ...
by manchesterjim
Fri Apr 08, 2011 4:54 pm
Forum: Everything else
Topic: NAB
Replies: 3
Views: 777

Re: NAB

Heading out there Sunday.....returning Wednesday.

No booth for me though....going to walk around and distribute cards, flyers and pens to customers, potential-customers and anyone else that may care to read any of it! :)
by manchesterjim
Fri Apr 08, 2011 4:50 pm
Forum: Everything else
Topic: Were you a CB operator?
Replies: 29
Views: 3951

Re: Were you a CB operator?

Got hooked while in my teens.....early 70s. Dad had a Cobra Cam 88 that he was extremely fond of. Oh....and then there was the D-104 mic....(The big silver lolly-pop). I remember spending a lot of time on the tower beside the house, working on the Omni (ground plane) and the Beams (sp?), fixing the ...
by manchesterjim
Fri Apr 08, 2011 6:02 am
Forum: TV Engineering
Topic: IP backhaul for occasional mobile sat
Replies: 11
Views: 1994

Re: IP backhaul for occasional mobile sat

@ Baylink.."Contribution" usually refers to the "primary" feed...backhaul is the return .....like IFB, data, etc.

But then, its all about who is using the words.....so this is just how they've been used in my world!
by manchesterjim
Fri Apr 01, 2011 4:50 am
Forum: TV Engineering
Topic: "Snow Fade"
Replies: 5
Views: 1149

Re: "Snow Fade"

Anyone here ever experience "snow fade" Lots of times! (Up here in New Hampshire. Mostly with Ku receive though. C-band is what, 5Ghz? (More or less). I've put with a lot of 7Ghz microwave fade before so it stands to reason that C-band could see the same thing. Especially when looking through a moi...
by manchesterjim
Wed Mar 30, 2011 5:59 am
Forum: Administrator Announcements
Topic: New feature!
Replies: 18
Views: 9932

Re: New feature! - Forum Runner

Forum Runner with Droid X........worked right out of the box!

I like it so much I actually purchased the app! :shock:

Jim
by manchesterjim
Sun Mar 27, 2011 3:45 pm
Forum: Broadcast Engineering News
Topic: Live truck in Orlando hits bridge
Replies: 9
Views: 1779

Re: Live truck in Orlando hits bridge

I used to work at one of the truck manufacturers. The mast up warnings are difficult to defeat, but we've seen lots of "operator induced get-arounds", like punching out the dash mounted buzzer and/or removed the indicator light next to it! Usually happens because of a false positve warning and the l...