How much $$ will TV stations save when they turn off the analog transmitters in Feb ?
Sun Sep 7 19:43:48 EDT 2008
Take into consideration the modulation modes. With analog TV the power rating are "peak" power. The power levels in digital mode are constant, from the way understand it.
So 316kW peak analog may be in the ballpark of 50kW constant power with digital. So the savings may not be what you think.
This is a casual observation, I sure somebody else will have a more accurate answer.
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