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ERIC Number: ED018980
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Pages: 65
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Reference Count: 0
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ITFS, WHAT IT IS...HOW TO PLAN, INSTRUCTIONAL TELEVISION FIXED SERVICE.
COOPER, BERNARR, ED.
ITFS IS A PRIVATE DISTRIBUTION OF EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION IN WHICH PRESELECTED RECEIVING POINTS, LOCATED WITHIN 20 MILES FROM THE TRANSMITTER, ARE CONNECTED BY RADIO SIGNALS RATHER THAN BY CABLES. PLANNING FOR ITS USE REQUIRES CONSIDERATION OF ITS POSSIBILITIES AND ITS LIMITATIONS, ITS EFFECT UPON THE CURRICULUM AND LEARNING, DEFINITIONS OF OBJECTIVES THE SYSTEM IS TO SERVE, APPLICATION TO THE FCC FOR A CONSTRUCTION PERMIT, EMPLOYMENT OF AN ENGINEERING CONSULTANT WHO CAN HELP SELECT THE BEST AND MOST ECONOMICAL SYSTEM FOR THE SITUATION, AND DEVELOPMENT OF A STAFF WHICH SHOULD INCLUDE A TV COORDINATOR, A PROGRAMING STAFF, AND A TECHNICAL STAFF. COSTS TO BE CONSIDERED ARE SURVEY COSTS, TRANSMITTING EQUIPMENT COSTS, STUDIO EQUIPMENT COSTS, AND RECEIVING AND DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT COSTS. COOPERATIVE PROGRAMING CAN BE A MEANS OF COMBINING RESOURCES NATIONWIDE, THUS REDUCING COSTS. A LIST OF FCC DOCUMENTS ON ITFS IS INCLUDED WITH OTHER REFERENCES. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE FOR $1.00 FROM PUBLICATION-SALES SECTION, NATIONAL EDUCATION ASSOC., 1201 SIXTEENTH ST., N.W., WASHINGTON, D.C. 20036. (CS)
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Authoring Institution: National Education Association, Washington, DC.
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