What do they call that feature - Program ID transposed on TV set

Fitzpatrick, Michael kb1hwh@comcast.net
Thu Feb 12 20:12:44 EST 2004

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Garrett Wollman
>Sent: Thursday, February 12, 2004 5:24 PM
>XDS is the name.  It's transmitted in either line 20 or line 21, I
>forget which (the same place as the V-chip ratings data).

Line 21 Field 2. Contains CC3, CC4, Text3, Text4, and XDS.

XDS stands for eXtended Data Service. 

The V-Chip reads the data off of the XDS Packet signal. 

Trivia time, what does the "V" in V Chip stand for?

--Mike Fitzpatrick

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