ERIC Number: ED084875
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973-Jul
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Signal Transmission and Delivery Between Head-End and Subscriber Terminals. A Survey of Technical Requirements for Broadband Cable Teleservices. Volume Three.
Chadwick, Russell B.; And Others
Technical factors involved in the delivery of broadband information between a cable television (CATV) system head-end and subscriber terminals are discussed. Recommendations pertaining to the need for research in specified areas are given and a review of the system's hardware is provided, including details about device noise and distortion characteristics. A treatment of various types of trucking systems, including two-way configurations, is presented and attention is devoted to the applications of advanced communications techniques, encompassing digital transmission, multiple-access systems, and signal transmission via optical waveguides. The report concludes with a review and listing of standards and tests for the delivery system, including those set by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the National Cable Television Association. (NCTA). (Author)
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Authoring Institution: Office of Telecommunications (DOC), Washington, DC.