UHF is more robust than VHF (was Re: Digital TV receptionproblem)

Rick Levy rlevy@broadcastsignallab.com
Sat Jun 20 23:18:16 EDT 2009

There was no doubling....  The actual output power is the same in both 

In terms of transmitter power output (TPO), yes.  But ERP doubles, since all 
the power goes into a single (H) polarization, rather than dividing between 
H and V (circular pol.).

Rick Levy
Broadcast Signal Lab, LLP
Cambridge, Mass.

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