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Old 10-Sep-2011, 11:12 PM   #29
John Candle
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Tv Antennas and Reception

Many people have memories of the old analog tv channels of fuzzy pictures and single channel sound. Digital Broadcast Tv is about Crystal Clear Pictures on the main digital channel and multipul digital sub channels. Also multichannel sound and some programing has surround sound. Broadcast Digital Tv can use the full digital stream with little compression. Cable tv and satellite tv use very high digital compression rates to cram as many channels in to what they have to offer. The higher the digital compression rates , the more digital bits of information are kicked out. The Less the digital compression the more digital bits of information stay in the picture and sound. Broadcast Digital Tv use less digital compression , A Lot Less.
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