Originally Posted by ElevatorSkyMovie
So if channel sharing happens and they have to keep 1.0 going, I would think they will run all the main channels and diginets at 480i with heavy compression to get them all crammed in.
Just because the FCC says you have to keep broadcasting 1.0, doesn't mean the picture has to look good or even be recognizable. Some of the 480i diginets are already a compressed mess.
I just took a quick look at "PROGRAM 11: 16-9 U-ChTV"
The picture was 16:9, a little blurrily and the audio totally not understood.
If I was from one of the original countries I would be very happy at the selection With local ad's
You are almost verbally quoting what was said before about the previous record number of video channels, twelve.
I did not agree with those comments and the video, got better with time.
Now if you will not settle for anything less than 36K with sharpness you can see the hair roots, there will no possibility of changing your opinion.
doesn't mean the picture has to look good or even be recognizable. Some of the 480i diginets are already a compressed mess.
If the video and audio are that bad, there will be no viewers and the diginets will be off the air soon.
Your standard does not match the viewers of RF 20.
We got the not ready for prime time ATSC 1.0 because people wanted any HDTV and they wanted it now!
It was several years later that a useful tuner was built for ATSC 1.0 and demonstrated in the famous NYC basement room.
SCANNING: 509000000 (us-bcast:20)
LOCK: 8vsb (ss=100 snq=81 seq=100)
PROGRAM 3: 16-1 Hai Le
PROGRAM 4: 16-2 Hanh Le
PROGRAM 5: 16-3 VietSky
PROGRAM 6: 16-4 VLife
PROGRAM 7: 16-5 QHTV
PROGRAM 8: 16-6 NetViet
PROGRAM 9: 16-7 VietTop
PROGRAM 10: 16-8 VBS
PROGRAM 11: 16-9 U-ChTV
PROGRAM 12: 16-10 VNA TV
PROGRAM 13: 16-11 SETTV
PROGRAM 14: 16-12 IBC-TV
PROGRAM 15: 16-14 VietUSA
PROGRAM 16: 16-15 NetV
PROGRAM 17: 16-16 RB-NetV
PROGRAM 18: 16-17 FaithTV