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  Wikipedia: Television
Development of cable and satellite means of distribution in the 1970s pushed businessmen to target channels towards a certain audience, and enabled the rise of subscription-based television channels, such as HBO and Sky.
The earliest television sets were radios with the addition of a television device consisting of a neon tube with a mechanically spinning disk (the Nipkow disk, invented by Paul Gottlieb Nipkow) that produced a red postage-stamp size image.
Television in its original and still most popular form involves sending images and sound over radio waves in the VHF and UHF bands, which are received by a receiver (a television set).
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 Category:Lists of television channels - Biocrawler
List of television stations in Illinois (by channel number)
List of television stations in Serbia and Montenegro
List of television stations in Ohio (by channel number)
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Television channel
Sometimes, it is confused with the term television network, which (when properly used) describes a group of geographically-distributed television stations that share affiliation/ownership and some or all of their programming with one another.
A television station is a type of broadcast station that broadcasts both audio and video to television receivers in a particular area.
Individual television stations are usually granted licenses by a government agency to use a particular section of the radio spectrum (a channel) through which they send their signals.
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  Television | Topic Definition | Find the Meaning and Define the Answer of Television
Development of cable and satellite means of distribution in the 1970s pushed businessmen to target channels towards a certain audience, and enabled the rise of subscription-based television channels, such as HBO and Sky.
Television in its original and still most popular form involves sending images and sound over radio waves in the VHF and UHF bands, which are received by a receiver (a television set).
Paralleling television's growing primacy in family life and society, an increasingly vocal chorus of legislators, scientists and parents is raising objections to the uncritical acceptance of the medium.
www.thefreeencyclopedia.com /definition/word.aspx?w=Television   (4528 words)

  
 Lists of television stations in North America - Biocrawler
List of television stations in Coahuila de Zaragoza
List of television stations in the Caribbean, excluding Cuba and including French Guyana.
List of television stations in the Arctic Region (Commander Islands to Iceland)
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Lists_of_television_stations_in_North_America   (161 words)

  
 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: List of Indonesian language television channels
This is a list of television stations broadcasting in Indonesian.
Television stations in Indonesia Current Astro Logo Previous Astro Logo Astro is a subscription-based direct broadcast satellite (DBS) or direct-to-home satellite television and radio service in Malaysia and Brunei.
A list of local attorneys appears in Appendix G of this guide and is available in the Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy.
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 Qwika - similar:Television
Terrestrial television (also known as over-the-air, OTA or broadcast television) was the traditional method of television broadcast signal delivery prior to the advent of cable and satellite television.
This is a list of topics related to television: Animation and Animated series Broadcaster's Audience Research Board Charles Francis Jenkins DVB Federation Without Television Home appliances List of dramedies List of most-watched television episodes List of television comedies without laugh tracks List of TV shows that have switched networks Nielsen Ratings Reality television Syst...
This is a list of Gujarati language television channels in India.
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 The Ultimate Television station - American History Information Guide and Reference
Television stations are now in the process of converting from analogue (NTSC, PAL, or SECAM) to digital (ATSC, DVB or ISDB).
Television stations, in the United States, usually just have one transmitter (or, more recently, two transmitters if the station broadcasts a digital signal in addition to its standard analog signal).
In other countries, television stations are also generally associated with a nationwide television network, through which they get significant amounts of programming.
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 Lists of television channels - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
List of television stations in Eastern and Southern Asia
List of television channels in Oceania and the South Pacific
List of television stations in Trinidad and Tobago
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 Television information - Search.com
Mechanically scanned television as first demonstrated by John Logie Baird in 1926 used a 7:3 vertical aspect ratio, oriented for the head and shoulders of a single person in close-up.
Paralleling television's growing primacy in family life and society, an increasingly vocal chorus of legislators, scientists and parents are raising objections to the uncritical acceptance of the medium.
In other words, the more the child watched television, the less likely he or she was to finish school and enroll in a university.
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 Television - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The origins of what would become today's television system can be traced back as far as the discovery of the photoconductivity of the element selenium by Willoughby Smith in 1873 and the invention of a scanning disk by Paul Nipkow in 1884.
Mechanically scanned television as first demonstrated by John Logie Baird in 1926 used a 7:3 vertical aspect ratio, oriented for the head and shoulders of a single person in close-up.
In other words, the more the child watched television, the less likely he or she was to finish school and enroll in a university.
www.knowledgehunter.info /wiki/Television   (3182 words)

  
 Lists of television channels Information
List of television stations in Trinidad and Tobago
List of Portuguese language television channels, includes Brazil and the Americas.
Living Asia Channel - Channel broadcasted from the Philippines to Asia and the Americas, primarily in English
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 The Ultimate Television - American History Information Guide and Reference
A semi-mechanical analogue television system was first demonstrated in London in February 1924 by John Logie Baird with an image of Felix the Cat and a moving picture by Baird on October 30, 1925.
Vladimir Zworykin is also sometimes cited as the father of electronic television because of his invention of the iconoscope in 1923 and his invention of the kinescope in 1929.
As a result, up until at least the mid-1970s, television stations would air announcements reminding viewers to unplug their sets before going to bed for the night, since the heat build-up in the back of the set was a not inconsiderable fire hazard.
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 ipedia.com: Television Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
European colour television was developed somewhat later, in the 1960s, and was hindered by a continuing division on technical standards.
In the United Kingdom, the major state broadcaster is the BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation), commercial broadcasters include ITV (Independent Television), Channel 4 and Channel 5, as well as the satellite broadcaster British Sky Broadcasting.
Nigeria was one of the first countries in Africa to introduce television, in 1959, followed by Zimbabwe (then Rhodesia) in 1961, while Zanzibar was the first in Africa to introduce colour television, in 1973.
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 Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > List of British television channels
Terrestrial Stations These channels are available as free-to-air analogue broadcasts, as well as on digital, satellite and cable systems.
Free Digital Channels Most of these channels are available on the Freeview service as well as in basic digital cable and satellite packages.
Satellite & Cable These channels are only available on cable and satellite television, whether in basic packages or as premium channels.
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 List of television stations in Rhode Island - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
List of television stations in Rhode Island - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
This is a list of broadcast television stations serving cities in the state of Rhode Island.
List of television stations in Rhode Island, VHF stations, UHF stations, Lists of television channels and Television stations in Rhode Island.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/List_of_television_stations_in_Rhode_Island   (190 words)

  
 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal
List of television stations in Eastern and Southern Asia
Aapna Channel - set up by British Kashmiris from 'Azad' Kashmir based in the UK, is the first ever TV channel with Pahari, Dogri, Pothowari, Hindku and Gojri as the core languages of broadcastings.
Islam channel - based in the UK, the channel describes itself as the "first free-to-air, English language, Islamic-focused satellite channel." It is available in Europe, the Middle East, North Africa and on the web.
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 Qwika - similar:Deutsche_Welle
The channel was first broadcast nationally in 1954.
The Charter of the French Language (also known as Bill 101 and Loi 101) is a framework law in the province of Quebec, Canada, defining the linguistic rights of all Quebecers and making French, the language of the majority, the sole official language of Quebec.
This is a list of channels are available on digital aerial, satellite and cable systems.
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 Television - Gurupedia
Television has grown up all over the world, enabling every country to share aspects of their culture and society with others.
The switch to digital television systems has been used as an opportunity to change the standard television picture format from the old ratio of 4:3 (1.33:1) to an aspect ratio of 16:9 (1.78:1).
Channel 4 and Channel 5, as well as the satellite broadcaster British Sky Broadcasting.
www.gurupedia.com /t/te/television.htm   (2651 words)

  
 List of British television channels - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Channel Six Dundee - A former RSL broadcasting to the city of Dundee
Super Channel — one of the early pan-European satellite television channels.
List of channels on Sky Digital in the UK and Ireland
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 Listible! - Lists Tagged television
listed by chase on February 19, 2006 5:47 PM Lost is an American drama-adventure television series concerning the survivors of a plane crash on a mysterious tropical island.
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listed by DaBigFatCow on September 11, 2006 5:25 PM Vote for your favourite Television channels.
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 Television
A semi-mechanical analogue television system was first demonstrated in February 1924 by John Logie Baird and moving pictures by Baird on October 30, 1925.
PAL is the television standard in the United Kingdom, much of Europe, Africa, and some parts of South America.
Since their inception in the late 1940s, TV commercials have become far and away the most effective, most pervasive, and most popular method of selling products of all sorts.
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 The Regulation of Electronic Programme Guides: FAQs | Ofcom
Public service channels, such as the BBC and ITV, are required by Parliament to meet certain public service objectives, such as the provision of a high quality news service and the provision of a wide variety of programmes.
EPG providers are free to allow viewers to reorder channels, provided that the default listing gives appropriate prominence to PSB channels and lists other channels in a fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory way.
The Code requires EPG providers to ensure that information included in relation to television programmes indicates, by means of standard abbreviations across all platforms, which programmes are accompanied by television access services and the nature of the access service provided.
www.ofcom.org.uk /media/mofaq/bdc/epg/?view=Welsh   (872 words)

  
 What is Television? : Abaara fun facts and uncommon knowledge - Television   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Bolshevik revolution of 1917, but Zworykin later went to work for RCA to build a purely electronic television, the design of which was eventually found to violate patents by Philo Taylor Farnsworth.
A semi-mechanical analogue television system was first demonstrated in London in February 1924 by John Logie Baird with an image of Felix the Cat and a moving picture by Baird on
As a result, up until at least the mid-1970s, television stations would air announcements reminding viewers to unplug their sets before going to bed for the night, since the heat build-up in the back of the set was a not inconsiderable
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 Learn more about Television network in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
A television network is a distribution network for television content whereby a central operation provides programming for many television stations.
Many early television networks evolved from earlier radio networks.
Access to the Republic's stations (but in particular RTÉ) in Northern Ireland was a requirement of the Good Friday Agreement peace deal in 1998.
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 Australian Parliamentary Library - 1996-97 Research Note 5
Broadcasting nationally on a single channel is more complicated than using a number of channels.
However, the major difficulty seems to be one of providing content for all of the different new television channels.
However, the use of channels by new broadcasters is still unclear.
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 Reduced Complexity Decision Feedback Equalization for Multipath Channels with Large Delay Spreads
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Unlike the conventional DFE, these structures allow the channel's sparseness to be exploited by simple tap allocation, before the sparseness is degraded by feedforward filtering.
Simulation results are presented for data rates and channel profiles of the type considered for the proposed North American high definition television (HDTV) terrestrial broadcast mode.
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 Wikinfo | List of British television channels
These channels are available on digital aerial, satellite and cable systems.
This is an identical channel carrying the same programmes delayed by one hour to give viewers a second chance to catch a favourite programme.
These channels are BBC ventures not available in the UK, in some cases they are similar to channels offered in the UK BBC World - formerly World Service Television
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 List of British television channels information - Search.com
This is a list of channels available on digital aerial, satellite and cable systems.
An unnamed Gaelic TV channel to be funded by SMG plc channels Scottish TV & Grampian TV and the BBC.
For a regularly updated list of channels lauching on the multichannel platforms see Digital Spy.
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