Gray TV Breaks Ground On New Augusta Facility

Gray Television on Thursday broke ground on a new 30,000 square-foot facility in Augusta, Ga. (DMA 112), for the its WRDW (CBS, MNT, Antenna TV) and WAGT (NBC, CW). The new facility is scheduled to b...

FCC Advances Items of Interest for Broadcasters

At FCC’s monthly meeting this week the agency advanced proceedings exploring ways to make additional use of “C-band” spectrum (3.7 to 4.2 GHz) and proposing revisions to children’s television program...

Next Gen TV: It’s A Matter Of Numbers

I’ve had a few “aha” moments over the past couple of months when it comes to ATSC 3.0 that have given me some much-needed peace of mind. While I do believe the ATSC 3.0 standard offers TV broadcaster...

‘Road To ATSC 3.0’ Makes Stop In Columbus

COLUMBUS, OHIO—When ATSC president Mark Richer launched the organization’s “Road To ATSC 3.0” campaign earlier this year, he observed that the television industry would be “embarking on the road trip...

ATSC 3.0 Progress Report

As I write this, the 2018 NAB Show and the ATSC Next Gen TV Conference have come and gone. Since my last column I also had a chance to visit WRAL-TV in Raleigh and see the demonstration of the Pyeong...

PSIP Essential for LPTV Broadcasters

“Program and System Information Protocol”, or PSIP, is often misunderstood by stations and viewers alike.  Here is the latest information about this protocol. Designed for ATSC 1.0 standard broadcast...

Raycom, Gray Television Agree To Merge

At a 2017 NAB Show opening cocktail reception, it was hard not to spot Raycom Media President/CEO Pat LaPlatney holding court with Gray Television President/CEO Hilton Howell III. Brokers privately n...