Many stations and facilities use consumer-grade storage devices to connect to their NLE systems and are pleased with the increase in storage and decrease in cost. But with the positives, there comes a negative: As those drives get bigger, so does the risk of loosing more data than ever before.
Waveguide is used extensively in modern TV broadcasting, in microwave systems and especially in UHF. Waveguide is used for low-loss transmission line as well as high-powered filters and combiners. This article will provide an overview of how waveguide works in these situations.
Once installed, usually no thought is given to a station’s transmission line that connects the transmitter to the antenna. But this is a crucial component in the overall transmission chain. Normally, a transmission line will work without fail for most, if not all, of its lifetime, but undetected faults or failures can lead to a station going off the air.
Safety is a prime concern at the work place, and people are more aware than ever about taking it seriously. From climbing towers to working in the shop, you should always keep your eyes open and your ears unplugged. Unfortunately, sometimes we forget or are in such a hurry that we don’t take every precaution we should.