Mastering Digital Television: The Complete Guide to the DTV Conversion

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  • Details and annotates key DTV broadcast standards
  • Covers the technical parameters that drive DTV system performance
  • Offers clear explanations of the functions and capabilities of all major DTV components
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Jerry C. Whitaker is a well-known author in the field of video, television, HDTV, and radio. The author and editor of dozens of books on technical topics, he edited the leading technical manual in television, The Standard Handbook of Video and Television Engineering. He is also the author of The DTV Handbook, The Standard Handbook of Broadcast Engineering, and The Electronics Handbook, as well as other standard references. Mr. Whitaker is a Fellow of the Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE) and of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE). He has also served as Vice President and Board member of the SBE. Mr. Whitaker is Vice President for Standards Development at the Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC), the international organization charged with developing voluntary standards for digital television. He resides in Morgan Hill, California.
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McGraw Hill Professional
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Published on
Apr 5, 2006
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Pages
384
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ISBN
9780071487122
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Language
English
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Technology & Engineering / Telecommunications
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